The U.S. is still a leader in designing and selling computer chips, but the vast majority of the world’s chips are fabricated in Taiwan and South Korea.
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The high cost and long lead times for building computer chip factories makes it difficult for the U.S. to reverse the steady decline of its domestic semiconductor manufacturing capacity.
Apple closed all its stores in China as a health precaution, now through at least Feb. 14.
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As the Fed warns of the risks posed by the new coronavirus, a supply chain expert explains how the outbreak could harm companies and the economy.
New York’s offer of incentives to Amazon to open a headquarters in the state faced significant opposition.
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The gap between rich and poor is at record levels in the U.S., yet it varies widely among the states. A political scientist explains why.
The components of an iPhone add up to a different cost than the phone itself.
Trump believes the money Americans spend on Chinese imports like the iPhone goes straight into China’s pockets. In reality, China gets very little value from it.
WhatsApp says more than 1 billion use the app.
Two security scares in the past 24 hours should prompt you to make sure your software is up-to-date. But what are the risks?
The Mother of All Demos.
In 1968 computers were the size of a room. But after the founding of Intel and the introduction of the mouse that year they would eventually fit in a pocket – and change the Silicon Valley forever.
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Silicon Valley’s chip supplier de choix scored a massive own goal with smartphones. If it has got driverless cars wrong too, it could be goodnight Santa Clara.
Are microchips as secure as you think they should be?
As the microchip industry celebrates the 50th anniversary of chipmaker Intel’s founding, engineers and researchers call for a complete rethinking of computer architecture.
Chips from the biggest chipmakers – Intel, AMD and ARM – all contain serious security flaws.
A computer-on-a-stick is the start, but they’ll get smaller and smarter yet.
Smaller computer are coming to your pocket, and then your homes, your workplaces, and everywhere else.
All aboard the Google train?
The announcement that Google is to set up a European version of its venture capital operation is welcome news. Google Ventures’ new US$100m fund for fledgling European tech firms represents a new source…