Western Digital Wants to Block Toshiba’s $18 Billion Chip Sale

Western Digital said on Tuesday it will seek an injunction to block the sale of Toshiba’s prized semiconductor business to a rival group, upping the ante in an acrimonious battle with its chip venture partner. The latest legal action by the U.S. firm, which jointly invests in Toshiba’s main chip plant, comes in the wake […] Read more »

Nvidia chief downplays Google’s A.I. chip

Nvidia has staked a big chunk of its future on supplying powerful graphics chips used for artificial intelligence, so it wasn’t a great day for the company when Google announced two weeks ago that it had built its own AI chip for use in its data centers. Google’s Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU, was built specifically […] Read more »