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Google to upgrade Nest smart home device to Fuchsia OS: Learn more

Tech giant Google is reportedly planning to upgrade its Nest speakers to ‘fuchsia’, which could launch next year. “Fuchsia” is an operating system developed by Google. Fuchsia is based on a unique kernel called Zircon, unlike Google’s Linux-based operating systems such as Chrome OS and Android. As 9to5Google reports , a new prototype device called …

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New laws may help India boost data center capacity: Intel

Last week, semiconductor giant Intel signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Gurugram-based contract manufacturer VVDN Technologies. The deal will see Intel supply its reference designs and chips to VVDN to locally manufacture 5G radios for the telecom sector, connected sensors for the manufacturing sector, smart surveillance cameras and more. This is the first indication …

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Inflation and geopolitical tensions, among others, are being cited as key factors for depressed demand. istock

Global chip industry stares at slowdown; Investments in India can continue

Chipmakers such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., better known as Foxconn, may be forced to reassess their investments in the coming quarters as they take a cautious stance to respond to global headwinds such as rising inventory . with concerns about rising inflation and geopolitical tensions. TSMC on …

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China lashes out at latest U.S. export controls on chips

China implements latest US chip export controls

The US said the export controls were added as part of an ongoing effort to protect US national security and foreign policy interests. China on Saturday criticized the latest US decision to tighten export controls that would make it harder for China to source and manufacture advanced computer chips, calling it a violation of international …

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Lawmakers press U.S. Commerce for tougher checks on semiconductor chip subsidies

Lawmakers are pushing U.S. commerce to more tightly control subsidies for semiconductor chips

Lawmakers expect Commerce to “announce additional protections and refine its existing guidance in the coming weeks and months.” A group of Democratic lawmakers wants the U.S. Commerce Department to take more steps to ensure that semiconductor companies don’t use government subsidies to carry out share buybacks. In August, President Joe Biden signed legislation providing $52 …

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Rangesh Raghavan, corporate vice president and general manager, LAM Research.  

American chip maker LAM Research will open its second research and development center in India in September

American semiconductor equipment supplier LAM Research is setting up its second research and development (R&D) center in India in September. In an interview, Rangesh Raghavan, corporate vice president and general manager of LAM Research, India, said the new facility will help the company’s engineers complete designs locally and reduce dependence on American counterparts. “It will …

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Eric Schmidt urges US to rely on TSMC, Samsung for chip security

The US should do more to attract overseas manufacturers to plant plants in its area as a national safety issue, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt wrote in an article published Monday. Pointing to the development of China’s investment in chip and power technology, Schmidt has called on the US to reduce its dependence on Taiwan …

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Russian attack on Ukraine could dent chip maker supply lines

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could weaken the supply lines of chip makers

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could disrupt the global gas supply of neon gas and metal palladium, both of which are used to make semiconductors, say analysts. Any disruption arising from the dispute will be followed by a decline in the already declining supply of chips, which is an important issue of global strategy that cuts …

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