Ian King

Government, Business, Technology

Chip Delivery Times Shrink in August

A 300 millimetre silicon wafer A 300 millimetre silicon wafer at the Globalfoundries Inc. semiconductor plant in Dresden, Germany. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg News)

Chip delivery times shrank again in August, a sign the global shortage is easing further, but some types of semiconductors remain hard to find.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
September 8, 2022
Business, Technology

Wait Times for Chips Grow Modestly in March

Graphic showing chip delivery time lag

The wait times for semiconductor deliveries rose slightly in March, reaching a new high, after lockdowns in China and an earthquake in Japan further hampered supply.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Intel to Take Mobileye Unit Public in 2022 IPO

Mobileye exhibit An autonomous bus on the Mobileye stand during the IAA Munich Motor Show in Munich, Germany, on Sept. 7. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

Intel Corp. plans to list shares of its Mobileye self-driving car business by the middle of next year, letting the chipmaker capitalize on its investment in a burgeoning industry.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
December 7, 2021
Business, Technology

Chip Lead Times Begin to Improve

A 300 millimetre semiconductor wafer. A 300 millimeter semiconductor wafer. (Olivier Matthys/Bloomberg News)

Delivery times for chips in October posted their smallest gain in about nine months, signaling that the shortages that have punished a broad swath of industries may finally be easing.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
October 26, 2021
Government, Business, Technology

Chip Shortage Will Get Worse, Intel CEO Says

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger in a 2017 photo Pat Gelsinger, shown at a 2017 tech summit, doesn't expect semiconductor supply and demand to align until 2023. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Intel Corp. CEO Pat Gelsinger predicted the shortage of semiconductors that’s hurting industries from automotive to consumer electronics will bottom out in the second half of this year before starting to improve.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
June 25, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Automotive Chipmaker Renesas Says Fire Halts Production

Gloved hands hold a semiconductor. (Ivan-balvan/Getty Images) Gloved hands hold a semiconductor. (Ivan-balvan/Getty Images)

Renesas Electronics Corp., one of the biggest makers of automotive chips, said a fire halted production at one of its Japanese plants. The incident may exacerbate a shortage of semiconductors that has already curbed vehicle output across the industry.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
March 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Intel Proposes System to Make Self-Driving Cars Blameless

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Intel Corp. has developed a system it says ensures that self-driving vehicles can’t cause accidents, an effort to reassure a skeptical public and help speed adoption of driverless cars on the road.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous

Nvidia's Powerful New Computer to Power DHL Autonomous Delivery Vehicles


Nvidia Corp. said Oct. 10 it’s helping Deutsche Post AG and its subsidiary DHL automate their fleet of electric delivery vehicles with a powerful new computer.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
October 13, 2017

Peloton Technology Raises Cash for Automated Truck Convoy Technology

Peloton Technology

Peloton Technology, a startup backed by Intel Corp., is raising more cash to fund its bid to improve highway safety and generate huge savings for the $700 billion trucking industry.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2017