Pentagon steps into Senate chip debate, citing national security

Pentagon steps into Senate chip debate, citing national security

This post was originally published on this sitePentagon officials are pressing lawmakers to back legislation to fund the domestic production of semiconductor chips, arguing it is essential for national security. Ahead of a crucial vote in the Senate, the Department of Defense is lobbing members in both parties to back...

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Biden tours Samsung plant in South Korea, advocates for legislation to boost chip making

Biden tours Samsung plant in South Korea, advocates for legislation to boost chip making

This post was originally published on this siteBiden began a five-day trip to Asia in South Korea where he wants to deepen economic and security cooperation with the world’s 10th largest economy.     

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Global Chip Shortage’s Latest Worry: Too Few Chips for Chip-Making

Global Chip Shortage’s Latest Worry: Too Few Chips for Chip-Making

This post was originally published on this siteIntel and TSMC are looking to boost chip output amid supercharged demand, but getting the equipment to do so requires increasing patience.

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Congress seeks compromise to boost computer chip industry

Congress seeks compromise to boost computer chip industry

This post was originally published on this siteCongress is looking to boost computer chip manufacturing and research in the United States with billions of dollars from the federal government.

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Chipmakers Need a Supply Chain That Avoids Ukraine

Chipmakers Need a Supply Chain That Avoids Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe semiconductor industry’s usual source of neon gas has left production vulnerable to geopolitical crises and other disruptions.

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Europe Aims to Boost Microchip Output With Billions in New Funding

Europe Aims to Boost Microchip Output With Billions in New Funding

This post was originally published on this siteA European Union proposal could unleash about $49 billion for research and new production facilities, part of the bloc’s economywide effort to boost its commercial independence.

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Intel to Invest at Least $20 Billion in U.S. Chip-Making Facility

Intel to Invest at Least $20 Billion in U.S. Chip-Making Facility

This post was originally published on this siteIntel plans to invest at least $20 billion in new chip-making capacity in Ohio, bolstering its semiconductor production ambitions as greater demand for digital products and a global chip shortage have amplified the need for more manufacturing.

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TSMC to Boost Chip Production With Up to $44 Billion Investment

TSMC to Boost Chip Production With Up to $44 Billion Investment

This post was originally published on this siteThe world’s largest contract chip maker said that it has set 2022’s capital expenditure budget at $40 billion to $44 billion, a record.

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Thanks to the Chip Shortage, Texas Instruments Is Worth $170 Billion

Thanks to the Chip Shortage, Texas Instruments Is Worth $170 Billion

This post was originally published on this siteEven in the digital age, analog chips such as those the company makes in Texas are essential, and they are in short supply.

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Semiconductor Industry Isn’t Spending Big on Scarce Old-Tech Chips

Semiconductor Industry Isn’t Spending Big on Scarce Old-Tech Chips

This post was originally published on this siteLess than $1 of every $6 being invested is earmarked for the so-called legacy chips that are facing the longest backlogs right now.

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