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Yes, the global microchip shortage is COVID’s fault. No, it won’t end any time soon
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Yes, the global microchip shortage is COVID’s fault. No, it won’t end any time soon

Semiconductors are an essential component of electronic devices, found in everything from cars and factory machinery to dishwashers and mobile phones.

Elon Musk demonstrates how a Neuralink chip brain implant works – in a pig
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Elon Musk demonstrates how a Neuralink chip brain implant works – in a pig

Matthew MacDougall, a neurosurgeon that works with Neuralink, they were considering implanting the chip in a paralyzed person so that they could type on a computer or form words.

Qualcomm pushed as sole supplier of iPhones to recoup $1bn, not block rivals: CEO
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Qualcomm pushed as sole supplier of iPhones to recoup $1bn, not block rivals: CEO

The payment to Apple was meant to ease technical costs of swapping out from iPhone’s then-current chip.

Apple spoke to Samsung and MediaTek to supply 5G modems for its 2019 iPhones
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Apple spoke to Samsung and MediaTek to supply 5G modems for its 2019 iPhones

Apple existing vendor is Intel, which is the sole supplier of chips its 2018 iPhones.

Intel Foveros: A new 3D chip stacking technology to help Intel regain lost ground to TSMC
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Intel Foveros: A new 3D chip stacking technology to help Intel regain lost ground to TSMC

Intel has followed Moore’s law, doubling the number of transistors on a chip, thus doubling performance.

AMD's new Radeon Vega Mobile graphics processors to power Apple MacBook Pro
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AMD's new Radeon Vega Mobile graphics processors to power Apple MacBook Pro

The processors include the AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20 and Radeon Pro Vega 16 graphics.

Tesla's Elon Musk to make a new autopilot chip available in about six months
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Tesla's Elon Musk to make a new autopilot chip available in about six months

New chip to improve the performance of Tesla’s Autopilot between 500 percent and 2000 percent.

Qualcomm may announce 'Snapdragon Wear 2500' chip for kids' smartwatches
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Qualcomm may announce 'Snapdragon Wear 2500' chip for kids' smartwatches

"Snapdragon Wear 2500," would not support Google's smartwatch operating system (OS) "Wear OS".

Apple has plans to develop propriety chips to cut costs and reduce reliance on industry suppliers
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Apple has plans to develop propriety chips to cut costs and reduce reliance on industry suppliers

Affected chip suppliers are likely to include Intel, Arm, Synaptics, Skyworks, Broadcom, Samsung, Micron, SK Hynix and Toshiba.

Samsung on track to produce 11 nm and 7 nm Low Power Plus chips in 2018
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Samsung on track to produce 11 nm and 7 nm Low Power Plus chips in 2018

Since 2014, Samsung has produced over 200,000 wafers using the extreme ultra violet lithography technology.

Western Digital's revised bid for chip unit fails to convince Toshiba
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Western Digital's revised bid for chip unit fails to convince Toshiba

Toshiba Corp said on Friday it was not convinced by Western Digital Corp CEO Steve Milligan's effort to win its backing for the U.S. tech firm's revised bid for the Japanese conglomerate's highly prized chip unit.

Toshiba to name buyer of coveted $18 billion chip business on 15 June
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Toshiba to name buyer of coveted $18 billion chip business on 15 June

Toshiba Corp aims to name a winner for its prized semiconductor business next week.

Government of India has started the process to roll out chip-based passports
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Government of India has started the process to roll out chip-based passports

Chip-enabled e-passports with high-security features may soon be rolled out as the government has started preparation for introducing it.

MIT researchers have developed a tree on a chip, with potential applications in robotics
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MIT researchers have developed a tree on a chip, with potential applications in robotics

The passive pumping on the device, which the researchers have dubbed as a "tree-on-a-chip" can potentially be used as actuators for extremely small robots.

NeuroLife Chip in motor cortex bypasses damaged spinal cord, lets paraplegic regain control of hand
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NeuroLife Chip in motor cortex bypasses damaged spinal cord, lets paraplegic regain control of hand

Smart chip implanted in patient's brain allows paraplegic to regain lost motor control of hand

Apple says not making an offer for supplier Imagination
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Apple says not making an offer for supplier Imagination

Apple said on Tuesday it had talked about buying its supplier Imagination Technologies but did not plan to make an offer for the British graphics chip designer at the moment.

Scientists develop hack-proof credit card chip
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Scientists develop hack-proof credit card chip

Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a new radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that is virtually impossible to hack and can prevent your credit card number or key card information from being stolen.

Pruthvi: A 'Made-in-India' chip uses TV white space to connect rural India to Internet
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Pruthvi: A 'Made-in-India' chip uses TV white space to connect rural India to Internet

Saankhya Labs joins the likes of Microsoft, Facebook, and Google by aiming to take the Internet to rural India.

Budget 2015: FM proposes reduction in duties to promote 'Make in India'
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Budget 2015: FM proposes reduction in duties to promote 'Make in India'

Excise duty is restructured on certain goods such as wafers for use in the manufacture of integrated circuit (IC) modules for smart cards from 12 percent to 6 percent...