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Why Drivers Should Fund Rail

Revenues from road users ought not be committed primarily to roads.
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What Caught Our Eye This Week

Electronics inside Russian weapons, security hole in Mega cloud, China’s space-based solar power station
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Investors Lobby Feds to Expand Tech Partnerships

A ‘deep-tech’ investment fund emerges as a key player in the drive to revive U.S. semiconductor manufacturing.
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NXP Drives Automotive Chip Race Without Big Brains

The chip maker hopes to bring together all the software for a next-generation vehicle platform – but without a big, central CPU at the wheel.
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RISC-V’s CTO on the Art of Herding Cats

Managing a fast-growing open-source community is not for the fainthearted, but Mark Himelstein keeps the new specs coming.
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China’s Achilles’ Heel

The nation’s intractable disunity may offer an opening for Western industrialists.
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The Fabless Semiconductor Model is Flawed

Here is how to fix it.
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Truth About Edge AI in MCUs: Is It Worth It?

NXP’s approach seeks to address the mismatch between long-lived embedded chips and evolving AI applications.
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What Caught Our Eye This Week

NHTSA’s crash data, Canada’s new cyber attack disclosure law, MCU rankings
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Ian Drew: On IoT and Life After Arm

Writing his own obituary has helped him clarify the goals that he had yet to fulfill. Arm’s former CMO discusses why he started Foundries.io.
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Subsidies Are No Panacea for Fixing the Semiconductor Supply Chain

A growing chorus calls for a coordinated Western strategy for building resilient technology supply chains. It’s a marathon, not a sprint.
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Wally Rhines Places All His Chips on a Crypto Startup

The electronics industry veteran is betting fully homomorphic encryption is ready for prime time.
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Startup’s Automotive Radar Sees People in the Dark

Uhnder looks to improve safety of ADAS systems with a one-chip digital radar device.
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Rubber Meets Road for Tire Safety Startup

Tactile Mobility seeks to pump up tire safety monitoring using existing auto sensor networks.
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What Caught Our Eye This Week

TSMC fab woes, Fraunhofer’s photovoltaic advance, EU charging port standard
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Pixel Magic From Pixelworks

The X7 mobile visual processor does for smartphone gaming what Pixelworks previously did for big-screen video processing.
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Fewer Planes, More Trains and Electric Automobiles

U.S. demand for EVs is growing, and the nation’s first high-speed passenger rail service is within reach.
The El-Ouazzane Leap: Intel to STMicroelectronics

The El-Ouazzane Leap: Intel to STMicroelectronics

Five months into the job, ST’s new chief of the microcontrollers and digital ICs group talks about what has surprised him the most.
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Will Arm Risk RISC-V?

Andes Technology fully embraced the open-source ISA as part of its IPO strategy. Arm now faces the same choice.
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Tesla’s door lock problem, Intel meets Samsung, Gravity Batteries

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