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Victor Huang Joins Yield Engineering Systems (YES) as VP of Legal Affairs
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SEMI Issues Recommendations for European Commission to Bolster Europe's Chip Ecosystem Resilience and Competitiveness
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Mycronic receives order for an SLX mask writer
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Sondrel explains the vital coordinating role of Systems Architects
Sondrel
Global Fab Equipment Spending Projected to Log Record High in 2022 to Mark Third Consecutive Year of Growth
SEMI
Dr. Jennie Hwang to address "Preventing Manufacturing Defects" at IPC APEX
Dr. Jennie Hwang
Smoltek appoints Farzan Ghavanini as new Chief Technology Officer
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TANAKA Denshi Kogyo to Establish New Plant in Hangzhou, China
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Intel looks beyond CMOS to MESO
At the 2021 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), Intel demonstrated for the first time a functional MESO (Magneto-Electric Spin-Orbit) transistor. MESO ...
Venture Beat
Tsai pushes local chip equipment production
Efforts must be made to better secure Taiwan's place in the global supply chain by localizing production of equipment and facilities used by the semiconductor industry ...
Taipei Times
Apple may delay its virtual reality headset until next year
Apple is weighing whether to push back the debut of its hotly anticipated virtual reality headset until late 2022 at the earliest, according to Bloomberg. Although Apple ...
CNBC
Taiwan's TSMC, MediaTek looking to add 10,000 engineers
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Taiwan News
Singapore's chip revival hinges on a wobbly China
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Asia Times
Will TSMC's drive to reduce EUV carbon emissions power the green hydrogen industry chain?
Semiconductor foundry TSMC has established a 2030 energy-savings goal for its suppliers, partly driven by the fact that extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography consumes ...
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U.S. chip giant Nvidia is finding success in China by riding the country's EV boom
Several Chinese electric carmakers are turning to U.S. chip giant Nvidia to power their semi-autonomous driving systems, as they ramp up competition with Tesla in the ...
CNBC
TSMC prepares $44b investment to shake off Samsung in foundry race
The goal of Samsung Electronics becoming the No. 1 foundry player by 2030 is facing a major hurdle as its rival TSMC prepares a whopping $44 billion investment in ...
The Korea Herald
Mitsubishi Electric considers expanding power semiconductor production
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Digitimes
Semi content in electronic systems reaches record high in 2021, says IC Insights
Semiconductor content in electronic systems reached 33.2% last year, surpassing the previous record high set in 2018, according to IC Insights. Historically, the driving ...
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TSMC shares edge near record on demand surge
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What is the largest artery in the human body?
Answer: The aorta. It passes over the heart from the left ventricle and runs down in front of the backbone.