TSMC to Build a $20B Chip Plant in Japan by 2027

One of TSMC’s factories in Taichung’s Central Taiwan Science Park. (Photo credits: Wikimedia/ Briaxis F. Mendes) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the leading contract chip manufacturer, has announced its intention to set up a new production facility in Japan with support from Sony and Toyota. This move is drive by growing customer demand and aligns…

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How Microchips Are Powering the Internet of Things (IoT)

In this era of advanced technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) completely transforms our interaction with various devices, such as smart homes and connected cars. At the heart of this revolution lies a small yet powerful element; the microchip. These remarkable silicon-based components are the unsung heroes that enable seamless connectivity and intelligent functionalities shaping…

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Exploring the Future of Microchip Design

As we navigate the evolving world of technology, microchip design has become a vital player in driving innovations that permeate our daily lives. From the smartphones that have become an integral part of our existence to the ongoing digital revolution. As we venture into territories in the future, numerous trends and predictions are emerging that…

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Microchip USA Recognized in Semiconductor Review Magazine, NXP Edition, December 2023

Tampa, Florida – Microchip USA, a distributor of board-level electronics, is excited to announce its feature in the December 2023 edition of Semiconductor Review Magazine, specifically the NXP Edition, being recognized as one of the Top 10 NXP Solution Providers of 2023. The comprehensive article, written by Richmond Smith, highlights Microchip USA’s commitment to excellence…

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Microchip Technology to Receive $162M Towards Production

The US government under the Biden administration has made a commitment of $162 million, to Microchip Technology Inc. This funding is part of their efforts to strengthen the production of computer chips within the country. It’s the investment made under a law implemented in 2022, which aims to revive semiconductor manufacturing in America. As per…

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Paving the Way for a Green Future with Semiconductor Chips

Semiconductors play a pivotal role in driving the transition toward a green and more sustainable future. These tiny marvels of technology are not only powering our renewable energy systems but also revolutionizing industries like electric vehicles, logistics, and manufacturing. Powering Renewable Energy Systems Renewable energy systems heavily rely on chips to convert and manage power.…

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TSMC Planning to Launch Fab in Japan

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), a leading contract chipmaker, plans to open its factory near Kumamoto, Japan, on February 24th, 2024. This facility is located in the small town of Kikuyo. This is part of TSMC’s expansion strategy, which also includes factories in Arizona and Germany.  According to Kumamoto Nichinichi Shimbun, production at this plant-based…

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Netherlands Stops Advanced Semiconductor Exports to China

Netherlands. Image source: Pixabay The semiconductor industry industry is undergoing changes as the Netherlands imposes restrictions, on ASML, a player in the field. ASML is known for its lithography systems that are crucial in producing cutting-edge microchips. However, they are now prohibited from exported from exporting their state of the art technology to China. ASMLs…

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Nvidia’s Expansion in Asia

Nvidia, a technology company, plans to establish a semiconductor hub in Vietnam by 2024. The CEO of Nvidia, Jensen Huang, shared this news during his visit to the country expressing the company’s desire to strengthen partnerships with leading Vietnamese companies such as Viettel, FPT, Vingroup, and VNG. The ultimate aim is to enhance Vietnam’s intelligence…

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White House Council Unveils Supply Chain Resilience Center

During their meeting the White House Concil, on Supply Chain Resilience introducted an established government organization called the Supply Chain Resilience Center (RSCRC). President Biden and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that the SCRC will collaborate with sector entities to enhance the security of our supply chains. The main objectives of the…

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