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Who is driving a self-driving car?
If Nobody’s Driving a Self-Driving Car, Who Do You Sue?
Feb 6, 2023

Expect sparks to fly when experts discuss who should be named as the driver of autonomous vehiles in Washington State. A public hearing on the state AV bill is scheduled at 4:00PM PT Tuesday this week.

MicroEJ Challenges IoT’s Forest of Silos
Feb 3, 2023

MicroEJ aims to turn conventional embedded systems — traditionally siloed and unconnected — into more agile, software-defined IoT devices.

Girding for War, Taiwan Must Also Invest In Its Economic Future
Feb 1, 2023

A survival strategy includes nurturing a new generation of leaders focused on more than defying China’s intentions to subjugate the island.

Taiwan Semiconductor Pioneers
Taiwan’s Illustrious But Aging Semiconductor Pioneers
Jan 31, 2023

Who’s who in Taiwan’s booming semiconductor industry–and who’s next.

Liang-Gee Chen, Taiwan's former Minister of Science and Technology.
Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry Must Look Outward
Jan 31, 2023

Former technology minister says overseas expansion also addresses the island’s resource and talent constraints.

Apple CEO Tim Cook at the opening ceremony of TSMC's Arizona fabs. (Source: Apple)
The Tangled Triangle of Biden, Apple and TSMC
Jan 30, 2023

Why is Apple willing to pay as much as 50 percent more to have TSMC manufacture its chips in Arizona? One possibility is a corporate tax break.

Back to the Future movie
HU’s in Charge Here?
Jan 26, 2023

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.”
—Doc Brown, Back to the Future 2

graceful exit from TI
Time for Templeton of TI to Make a Graceful Exit
Jan 25, 2023

Incoming CEO Haviv Ilan must form his own management team as the analog and embedded vendor charts a new course.

Level 3 Cars? ‘No Customer Buys It’
Jan 24, 2023

BMW CEO’s declaration, ‘No customer buys it,” serves as the death knell for the self-driving dream.

Taiwan Strait and TSMC
What’s Plan B if TSMC is Shut Down?
Jan 23, 2023

If China moves on Taiwan, foundry customers could turn to Samsung, Intel or others while considering older manufacturing nodes and design workarounds.

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