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Samsung, NXP, Infineon halt chip production at Austin plants due to power outages

By now, the winter storm hitting Texas has made headlines nationwide. As the state continues to suffer through an unprecedented amount of snowfall, ice,...

Stellantis extends production freeze at Jeep factory due to semiconductor shortage

Dutch automotive giant Stellantis recently announced it would extend the production suspension it ordered at its Melfi, Italy Jeep plant through next Tuesday. The...

SMIC plants running ‘fully loaded,’ setting up new $12 billion sub-14nm foundry  

Semiconductor International Manufacturing Corporation (SMIC) recently revealed that its factories are running “fully loaded” to meet demand from the global chip shortage. China’s largest contract...

GlobalFoundries secures Defense Department contract amid US production capacity expansion

GlobalFoundries recently announced it landed a U.S. Department of Defense contract to produce semiconductors for America’s military. The firm tasked its Malta, New York-based...

Qualcomm, Google, Microsoft object to Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of Arm

Qualcomm, Google, and Microsoft have privately expressed serious concerns about Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of Arm, reports The Verge. The three giants have concerns...

SIA board, chip CEOs urge Biden administration to fund US semiconductor industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has made many things apparent. One of them is that the semiconductor industry is more important than many people realized. Without...

China aims to create a $327 billion domestic semiconductor sector by 2023

The Chinese government recently unveiled plans to help its domestic semiconductor sector reach $327 billion in value by 2023. Beijing intends to cultivate growth...

Nvidia addressing semiconductor shortage by releasing more RTX 2060 and GTX 1050 Ti GPUs

Nvidia will release stock of its older GeForce RTX 2060 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics processing units (GPUs) amid the global semiconductor shortage. The...

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For millions of people around the world with conditions like diabetes or clotting disorders, subcutaneous injections are a part...

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There is a wealth of information on the internet. It’s possible to learn just about anything these days as...

A Boston Dynamics robodog is helping SpaceX investigate its Starship test site following explosion

SpaceX is working hard to perfect its massive Starship rocket. On Wednesday, its SN10 prototype stuck the landing after...

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