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Why Russia Can’t Replace TSMC

In late February 2022, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company or TSMC announced that it would halt shipments to Russia per a new round of sanctions. The TSMC halt ended shipments from fabless companies like Baikal, MCST, Yadro and STC Module. Intel and AMD have stopped their shipments to Russia as well. In recent years, Russia has […]

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Secretive Giant TSMC’s $100 Billion Plan To Fix The Chip Shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company makes 24% of all the world’s chips, and 92% of the most advanced ones found in today’s iPhones, fighter jets and supercomputers. Now TSMC is building America’s first 5-nanometer fabrication plant, hoping to reverse a decades-long trend of the U.S. losing chip manufacturing to Asia. CNBC got an exclusive tour of […]

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Hardware Science

EUV: Lasers, plasma, and the Tech that Will Make Chips Faster

While the quantum computing age may be “just around the corner,” traditional computing is not going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, innovation there is increasing to keep up the promise of Moore’s Law. Engadget takes a look at the process behind making microchips faster. Microchips are one of the most complicated objects humanity has created, […]

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Inside Taiwan’s Tech Industry

BBC Click heads to Taiwan to find out what ‘Made in Taiwan’ really means in the 21st century; from healthcare artificial intelligence to solving the pollution crisis.

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