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TSMC investment in EU under European Chips Act

TSMC in the Running for European Chips Act Funding

Proposed fabs are seen as a way of reviving the EU’s chip manufacturing ecosystem.
China R&D spending

China Seen Outspending U.S. in R&D by 2025

U.S. still leads thanks to corporate investment, but China is poised to become the world’s top funder of science and technology research.
Inside ST's Fab

ST Doubles Down on Internal Chip Production

A strong IDM model is seen as key to explosive revenue growth in an era of industrywide component shortages.
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PreAct Going Close-Up to Cut Lidar Cost

Startup eyes $45 bill of materials for near-field devices that foretell collisions.
MEMS microspeaker for hearables, wearables Bosch Asioso

MEMS Microspeakers Target ‘Smart’ Hearables

Bosch’s acquisition of Arioso Systems signals the next round of MEMS technology innovation.
George, Junko, Bola talk to Tu Le

Podcast: China’s EV/AV Sectors on a Roll

Tu Le of Sino Auto Insights steers us through the nascent mobility sectors and considers potential potholes like future overcapacity.
Caista Redmond

RISC-V Beyond Embedded: How Many Cores Will It Take?

Engineers are using the RISC-V core to add functions to their SoCs – but not as a full-fledged processor.
in-vehicle software updates GM Red Hat Linux OS for GM Ultifi

GM, Red Hat Join Forces on Auto OS

The Linux-based operating system facilitates vehicle software updates and ‘functional safety.’
AutoX, Robotaxi in China

Nvidia Accelerates China’s Transition From EVs to AVs

Chinese ADAS/autonomous-vehicle development is riding the wave of EV momentum. The question is how soon and to what degere Chinese OEMs plan to go autonomous with their EVs.

Nigeria Targets Robotics to Boost Hardware Skills

A group of ‘revolutionaries’ led by a committed educator are attempting to lift Nigeria out of its technology malaise.
Nio premium EVs China Tesla battery swapping

Nio: The Anti-Detroit Hits the Accelerator

China’s answer to Tesla has leveraged government support to position itself as the next disruptor of the global auto industry.
Baidu Apollo Robotaxi

Robotaxis Get Real in China

Driverless tests are on deck in several Chinese cities as vendors of AV ride-hailing software pursue their programs. But actual services are still years away.
Nio Battery Swapping

China Is About to Redefine EVs

Technology advancements are redefining how people use EVs and how EVs must be designed, and China is leading the charge.
China lithium-ion battery manufacrturing

China Owns EV Battery Manufacturing — For Now

Laser-like focus, perseverance and plenty of cash have enabled Chinese manufacturers to dominate the electric-vehicle battery sector.
automotive supply chain process

Shackled By the Automotive Supply Chain Crisis

Structural weaknesses and flawed practices inside the automotive industry have played a part in the pandemic-induced semiconductor shortage.
Pat Gelsinger executive team at Intel Corp.

Remaking Intel

Pat Gelsinger has taken ‘hands on’ management to extremes, executing sweeping changes to restore Intel’s lost glory and gird it for new battles. Will the shakeup work?
Uniphy Canvya optics techology for smart surfaces

Beyond Touch: Uniphy Looks to Light Up the User Interface

Focusing initially on auto interiors, the U.K. startup aims to flip the script, conforming its optical technology to a myriad of surfaces.
Western exports controls on technology shipments to Russia in response to Ukraine invasion

Western Tech Sanctions on Russia Begin to Bite

A multilateral approach to export controls is squeezing Russia’s supply chains, hampering its ability to resupply its military.
red tape while entering Japan during pandemic Covid-19

A Harrowing Journey, A Last Goodbye

My long trip ‘home’ was a fraught but ultimately fruitful reminder that borders are for crossing.

Leti Answers Europe’s Call for Digital Sovereignty with FD-SOI

New CEO Sebastian Dauvé sees much promise in Leti’s More-than-Moore approach.

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