Apple’s Zippered Lips on Chips

U.S. and European officials talk endlessly about making more of the world’s advanced computer chips anywhere outside of Taiwan where they think they are vulnerable to Chinese invasion or influence. they are on a mission Making more chips in the USA and Europe and I want spend taxpayer dollars by doing so. Apple doesn’t seem […]

Intel to Invest At least $19 Billion for New Chips Factory in Germany

Intel on Tuesday selected the German city of Magdeburg for its next major chip manufacturing facility, continuing a dramatic expansion aimed at reducing reliance on Asian factories for vital components. The Silicon Valley company said it expects to build at least two semiconductor factories, valued at around 17 billion euros, worth around $19 billion, in […]

The Dream of US-Made Computer Chips

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection past columns. Many US politicians and technologists believe that America will be better off if the government puts more subsidies into computer chips, which are like the brain or memory of everything from warplanes to refrigerators. Tens of billions of dollars in […]

Ford Announces Partnership to Ensure Continuous Flow of US-Made Chips

About two months ago, the company’s general managers Ford Engine and GlobalFoundries, a semiconductor supplier, spent several hours discussing the chip shortage that has plagued automakers and disrupted production worldwide. On Thursday, the companies announced the outcome of that meeting – a collaboration aimed at increasing chip production in the United States and improving Ford’s […]