Chips Act

For the CHIPS Act to pay off, the US needs a historic investment in memory production

Semiconductor memory is foundational to our nation’s technical leadership and yet is more at risk than ever.

Intel and Tower ink major foundry deal, $300M investment after Intel cancels its $5.4B Tower acquisition

Two weeks after Intel said it would cancel its plan to acquire Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 billion amidst pushback from regulators, the two companies intend to work together anyway. Intel today said

Meta and data, chips and dips, crypto and meltdowns

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MacroFab’s approach may be key to nearshoring PCB manufacturing in the US

There’s a growing trend, fed by everything from IP concerns to Suez Canal traffic jams, to bring PCB production back to North America.

Bosch to acquire TSI Semiconductors to boost US chip production

Bosch will acquire the assets of U.S. chipmaker TSI Semiconductors to expand its semiconductor business with silicon carbide chips (SiC), the German engineering and technology giant said Wednesday. Bo

China probes Micron for cybersecurity risks, urges Japan to stay out of US chip export curbs 

The U.S. and China chip battle continues to escalate. In China, the country’s cybersecurity watchdog has initiated a probe into U.S. memory chip maker Micron Technology, according to a statement

How are global chipmakers preparing for the US-China chip war?

It appears the U.S. isn’t content to wager that small actions can achieve the wide-ranging impacts necessary to gain an edge over China in the development of AI and machine learning technologies.

This VC is bullish about American dynamism – ‘the real one’

Solo GP Nichole Wischoff told TechCrunch that she is hoping to fund "American dynamism … the real one.

Daily Crunch: A closer look at Google’s remote-controlled $30 Chromecast

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What the CHIPS and Science Act means for the future of the semiconductor industry

A look at how the CHIPS Act and Executive Order 14028 relate, what they mean for semiconductor firms and why the highs and lows of American semiconductor manufacturing boil down to one thing: Security

Biden administration details plans for $50 billion in CHIPS Act funding

On August 9, Joe Biden signed into law the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. The move marked a victory for a presidential administration in dire need of a win and the culmination of a hard-fought, months

Is the future of the microchip industry going to be Made in America?

With all eyes on Taiwan and worries mounting around semiconductor supply, the U.S. CHIPS Act is timely. But it is not unique: Other countries also aspire to reduce their reliance on imported chips.

Daily Crunch: WhatsApp extends its unsend time limit to ‘a little over two days’

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Biden signs CHIPS bill in bid to supercharge US semiconductor production

After initial setbacks with its earlier iteration, the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 sailed through both chambers of Congress early this week. The bill, which held uncharacteristically broad bipartisa

Daily Crunch: Mac sales down 10%, iPhones up 3% — Breaking down Apple’s quarterly numbers

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The passage of the CHIPS Act could launch another US startup renaissance

Intel's choice to build a $20 billion chip fabrication facility in Columbus, Ohio, along with the passage of the CHIPS Act, could set the stage for a startup ecosystem boost.

CHIPS Act passes House on way to Biden signing

Following a strong showing of bipartisan support in the Senate, the CHIPS Act staved off last minute attempts by the GOP House leadership to derail its passage. Congress’ lower chamber approved the

Daily Crunch: Google Maps unveils improved bike navigation, location sharing and aerial landmark views

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Senate passes CHIPS Act to subsidize domestic semiconductor production

The United States Senate today approved the CHIPS Act, with a 64-33 vote, following yesterday’s cloture passage. The bill, which includes $52 billion to subsidize domestic semiconductor producti

Europe’s Chips Act to bake in up to €2BN in funding support for startups and scale-ups

European Union lawmakers have today presented a Chips Act: Their plan, trailed last fall: to bolster regional sovereignty in semiconductor production and supply chain resilience through a package of t