Biden Admin Warns About Hackers Disrupting Energy Sector

Hackers

As more and more industries rely on computers and internet accessibility, the risk of potential disruptions caused by hackers increases. It’s this risk that the Biden administration aims to make those in the energy sector aware of with a recent bulletin on Wednesday. The bulletin, released jointly by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National …

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Biden Awaits Final Bill Boosting Domestic Tech Manufacturing

Technology Manufacturing

Earlier this year, the House of Representatives passed their updated version of the long-awaited legislation to increase semiconductor and wireless tech manufacturing in the U.S. President Biden is now waiting for the House and the Senate to put together the final version to send to his desk. In his State of the Union address, Biden …

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Intel Announces Location of New U.S. Chip Plant

Intel

On Friday, Intel revealed the location of their highly anticipated new American semiconductor plant. The new facility, which will be located in Ohio, is poised to potentially become the largest chip plant in the world.  The initial $20 billion investment, which is the largest in Ohio’s history, will lead to the construction of a new …

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Leonardo Electronics US Set to Build Semiconductor Manufacturing Near Tucson, AZ

Semiconductor Manufacturing

According to a new statement put out this past Monday, Leonardo Electronics US Inc., which manufactures defense, security, medical and industrial products, plans to build a new semiconductor laser manufacturing facility on 13 acres at Innovation Park in Oro Valley, six miles north of Tucson, Arizona. The one-story, tilt-up building will include manufacturing, assembly, testing, …

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Commerce Secretary Urges House to Pass CHIPS Act

CHIPS act

Last June, the Senate passed the highly anticipated and bi-partisan U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, which included important legislation known as the CHIPS Act. Now, as the bill remains stalled in the House of Representatives, officials in the Biden administration are urging lawmakers to act. Speaking at the UAW Region 1A office in Taylor, Michigan …

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Japan Willing to Pay Half of Startup Costs for Chip Fabs

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With chipmakers looking to expand production capabilities, many countries are working hard to make their nation an appealing location. While the U.S. has emerged as a major frontrunner for many companies, Japan is looking to potentially sway manufacturers with its newly announced investment plans.  “Given a trend for countries to provide half the initial setup …

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Huawei Gets Approval to Buy Auto Chips, Sparking Backlash

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As semiconductors remain in short supply, many nations have begun limiting the amount they export while also looking for ways to boost their own domestic output. In an interesting turn of events, the U.S. has recently approved a new set of chip licenses for a company that was under heavy scrutiny months ago.  On Wednesday, …

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Intel Warns That Chip Shortages May Continue into Q3

Semiconductor Manufacturing

Shortages of semiconductors have plagued tech companies and auto manufactures for months, with many wondering when things will turn around. Intel is now warning that companies should expect to see more of the same in Q3. During the company’s recent Q2 conference call with analysts and investors, Intel’s chief financial officer George Davies said that …

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