SMIC, the leading Chinese chipmaker, aims to play a major role in the hastening semiconductor arms race.
Ningbo-based XR chip firm GravityXR announced on August 12 that it has successively completed angel-round investment and a pre-A round of financing worth several hundred million yuan, within a period of six months.
Chinese chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) on August 11 announced several board changes and its financial report for the second quarter of this year.
At a launch event held on August 10 by Kuaishou's cloud video brand StreamLake, Senior Vice President of Kuaishou and Head of StreamLake Yu Bing said that Kuaishou has developed an intelligent video processing System on Chip (SoC) product called the SL200.
Shanghai-based chip firm Biren Technology held the Biren Explore Summit 2022 on August 9, during which it formally released its first general-purpose GPU chip series: the BR100.
On August 8, Black Sesame Technologies, an autonomous driving computer chip company, announced its completion of round-C+ financing led by SummitView Capital.
Several top lidar enterprises including RoboSense and Hesai Technology have recently invested in Vertilite, a laser chip manufacturer based in China.
Guangzhou-based integrated circuit manufacturer Accusilicon has added Shenzhen Hubble Technology Investment Partnership (Limited Partnership), an affiliated company of Huawei, as a shareholder of the company.
Pimchip Technology, a PIM (Processing in Memory) chip designer, has completed round-A financing of more than $10 million, led by Primavera Venture Partners and followed by some existing shareholders.
Beijing-based digital map enterprise NavInfo signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement on July 27 with automotive industry R&D platform China Automotive Innovation Corporation (CAIC).
Xiaomi's latest top flagship smartphone, the 12S Ultra, was officially released on July 4 this year. On July 28, it was found out that the model is also equipped with a new self-developed chip.
Chinese semiconductor developer YTMicro announced on July 29 that it has secured several hundred million yuan in round-A+ financing.
ByteDance has activated at least four chip projects, including AI chips, server chips, FPGA NIC (intelligent network card in Field Programmable Gate Array or FPGA) and RISC-V.
Yang Zhenyuan, Vice President at ByteDance, said that the company has no general-purpose chip plan and is not involved in businesses such as the manufacturing of CPUs and GPUs.
On July 18, Yinglefei Semiconductor (Nanjing) Co., Ltd. changed its business registration information and added several new shareholders, including Hubei Xiaomi Changjiang Industrial Investment Fund Partnership.