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GOP Ohio congressional delegation wants chip law funded

Jan. 14, 2022 16:52 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — GOP members of the Ohio congressional delegation Friday asked House and Senate leaders to fully fund a law meant to address a global shortage of semiconductor chips used in phones, cars and video games. The request comes as multiple media reports say Santa...

Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says quarterly profit $6 billion

Jan. 13, 2022 02:00 AM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips, reported Thursday its quarterly profit rose 16.4% over a year earlier to $6 billion amid surging demand for chips for smartphones and other electronics. Revenue in...

Computer chip maker to pay $32M for water pipeline

Jan. 08, 2022 00:06 AM EST

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Computer chip maker Intel plans to pay one of New Mexico’s largest water utilities $32 million to build a pipeline to supply its factory with the much needed resource. Millions of gallons are needed at the plant in Rio Rancho each day to produce tiny...

$29,000 for an average used car? Would-be buyers are aghast

Jan. 03, 2022 15:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A couple of months ago, a woman paid a visit to Jeff Schrier's used car lot in Omaha, Nebraska. She was on a tight budget, she said, and was desperate for a vehicle to commute to work. She was shown three cars priced at her limit, roughly $7,500. Schrier said the...

Jackson Public schools ups cybersecurity after hacker attack

Dec. 26, 2021 11:16 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The public school district in Mississippi's capital city is implementing new cybersecurity measures after hackers attacked its server last year. Jackson Public Schools officials say attackers sought to encrypt files and have the district pay a ransom to...

Intel apologizes for asking suppliers to avoid Xinjiang

Dec. 23, 2021 13:09 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Intel Corp. apologized Thursday for asking suppliers to avoid sourcing goods from Xinjiang after the world’s biggest chipmaker joined other foreign brands that face the fury of state media over complaints of abuses by the ruling Communist Party in the mostly Muslim region. ...

Computer chip firm Micron plans design center in Atlanta

Dec. 06, 2021 18:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A microchip maker will open a design center in Atlanta next month that it says will create 500 jobs. Idaho-based Micron Technology made the announcement Monday, saying it wanted its design center for memory chips to be near Georgia Tech and other Atlanta-area...

US government sues to block $40 billion Nvidia-Arm chip deal

Dec. 02, 2021 17:47 PM EST

The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block graphics chip maker Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of chip designer Arm, saying the deal would create a powerful company that could hurt the growth of new technologies. Nvidia Corp., based in Santa Clara,...

GM cites improved chip supply in raising financial guidance

Dec. 01, 2021 15:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Citing an improved supply of automotive computer chips, General Motors raised its financial guidance on Wednesday and said it expects to return to a normal production rate by the end of next year. Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson told investors on a...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 29, 2021 09:03 AM EST

Cleveland Plain Dealer. Nov. 28, 2021. Editorial: Rocketing food costs are also harming the hunger safety net Eye-popping food price increases this fall, notably for meats, have taken a toll on many household budgets, especially for Thanksgiving. But...