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SECS/GEM Communication Package Announced for MPM Edison Stencil Printer
D2S Unleashes the Petaflops Computing Era for Semiconductor Manufacturing
SEMICON Southeast Asia Postponed to August 2021 with Smart Technologies in Focus
YES Adds Deca's Rapid Cure Technology to its Product Line
Yield Engineering
DuPont and ITRI Jointly Inaugurate Semi Materials Lab
DuPont Electronics & Imaging and ITRI
New ZEISS Compact Microscope Simplifies Digital Teaching and Daily Lab Work
FCBGA packaging reaches new heights to US$12 billion by 2025
Yole Développement
What can we expect from autonomous vehicles?
UTAC Group
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World is Dangerously Dependent on Taiwan for Chips
As China pushes the world to avoid official dealings with Taiwan, leaders across the globe are realizing just how dependent they have become on the democratic nation. Taiwan is being courted for its capacity to make leading-edge computer chips. That is mostly down to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's largest foundry and go-to producer of chips for Apple Inc smartphones ...
Taipei Times
VIEWPOINT 2021: Casey Krawiec Vice President of Global Sales StratEdge Corporation
As a company that specializes in the design, production, and assembly of high-frequency and high-power semiconductor packages for microwave, millimeter wave, and high-speed digital devices, especially those used in military, defense, and aerospace applications, StratEdge has essential service designation. As such ...
StratEdge Corporation
TLPS Paste Vias for High-Performance Printed Circuit Board Fabrication
Ormet® delivers high reliability anywhere and any layer vias for high density interconnects in complex printed circuit boards.
Technical Paper
North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts December 2020 Billings
North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.68 billion in billings worldwide in December 2020. The billings figure is 2.6% higher ...
Japan asks Taiwan for help with semiconductor supply
Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kajiyama Hiroshi has contacted the Taiwan government and asked its semiconductor producers to increase output. Direct ...
Taiwan News
Tight chip supplies could persist for as long as a decade
China's automotive-chip shortage could persist for as long as a decade, but it has little to do with the current supply glitches snarling production. Short-term factors ...
Automotive News
Texas Instruments sees strong first-quarter on electronics chip demand
Texas Instruments Inc forecast current-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, expecting sales growth for a third straight quarter after two years ...
SEMI urges White House to review export controls
A semiconductor industry group called for a review of the export control policy of former US president Donald Trump's administration, and urged the incoming US secretary ...
Taipei Times
US-China tech war: Beijing's top policy official lays out strategy to address Washington's 'stranglehold' over China
A high-ranking official within the inner circle of the ruling Chinese Communist Party has said China must embrace a "whole country" approach and mobilise the nation's ...
South China Morning Post
Manufacturing Bits: Jan. 26
The European Union (EU) has launched a new project to develop next-generation structures and materials using focused ion beam (FIB) systems. The EU project ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Power/Performance Bits: Jan. 26
Researchers at MIT are working to bring neural networks to Internet of Things devices. The team's MCUNet is a system that designs compact neural networks for deep ...
Semiconductor Engineering
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Arrange these 19th century inventions in chronological order: light bulb, telephone, refrigerator
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Feb 2, 2021
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Feb 3, 2021
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
Arrange these 19th century inventions in chronological order: light bulb, telephone, refrigerator
Answer: refrigerator-1857, telephone-1876, light bulb-1879