Republicans pressure Biden over China deal for British chip factory

A special congressional task force aimed at countering threats from China is urging the Biden administration to block a proposal to sell Britain’s largest microchip factory to a Chinese company. A company that US lawmakers say has close ties to the ruling Communist Party in Beijing. The Republic-led China Task Force warned in a letter […]

Congress seeks compromise to boost computer chip industry

WASHINGTON (AP) — A global shortage of computer chips has made it difficult for consumers to own cars, computers, and other modern-day necessities, so Congress wants to boost chip manufacturing and research in the US with billions of dollars from the US. federal government. Both house and Senate He passed a major law on the […]

Chip Errors Are Increasingly Common and Difficult to Trace

Imagine for a moment that the millions of computer chips inside the servers that power the world’s largest data centers have rare, nearly undetectable flaws. And the only way to find flaws was to throw those chips into huge computer problems that would have been unthinkable just a decade ago. As the tiny switches in […]

House to vote on bill to increase US computer chip production

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are set to pass legislation on Friday, in which they say positions the United States can compete with better. Chinese on the economic and global stage by strengthening the local semiconductor industry, supporting strained supply chains and fostering international alliances. criticize Chinese It has become a bipartisan playbook in Washington, […]

Commerce Department Survey Reveals ‘Worrying’ Chip Shortage

WASHINGTON — The United States is facing an “alarming” shortage of semiconductors, according to a government survey of more than 150 companies that make and buy chips; the situation threatens American factory production and fuel inflationCommerce secretary Gina M. Raimondo said in an interview on Monday. He said the findings showed a critical need to […]

Texas leaders hail White House Samsung semiconductor chip plans

Texas leaders and White House They are celebrating the news that South Korean tech giant Samsung will set up a $17 billion semiconductor plant outside of Austin. “The largest ever foreign direct investment in the state of Texas,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, said Wednesday. Samsung, the world’s largest semiconductor maker, said on Wednesday […]

Samsung to Build $17 Billion Chip Factory in Taylor, Texas

Samsung said on Tuesday it will build a $17 billion semiconductor factory in Taylor, Texas, and is giving a big boost to its effort to persuade chipmakers in Washington to manufacture more components in the United States. The company’s decision comes after months of deliberation over possible locations in the United States and South Korea. […]

Visions of the U.S. Computer Chip Explosion Are Mobilizing Cities

TAYLOR, Texas — The scarcity of computer chips has drained the global economy, penalizing industries as diverse as automakers and medical device manufacturers, and adding to fears about high inflation. But many states and cities in America are starting to see a silver lining: the possibility that efforts to sharply increase sawdust production in the […]

Visions of the U.S. Computer Chip Explosion Are Mobilizing Cities

TAYLOR, Texas — The scarcity of computer chips has drained the global economy, penalizing industries as diverse as automakers and medical device manufacturers, and adding to fears about high inflation. But many states and cities in America are starting to see a silver lining: the possibility that efforts to sharply increase sawdust production in the […]

Chip Scarcity Creates New Powerful Players

SAN FRANCISCO — Since 1989, Microchip Technology has been operating in a dazzling recession of the electronics industry, producing chips called microcontrollers that add computing power to cars, industrial equipment, and many other products. Now one global chip shortage raised the profile of the company. Demand for Microchip’s products is growing more than 50 percent […]

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