‘It’s a Roller-Coaster Ride’: Global Chip Shortage Is Making Industries Sweat

The internet-connected world is completely dependent on the production of semiconductors. That’s become a problem now that supplies are running short.

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Read This If You’re Clueless About Discord

Two avid readers from South Africa show what they find special about this talking and texting app.

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Examining Kelly Loeffler’s Ties to the NYSE After the Capitol Rampage

One company may have a harder time than most separating itself from the controversy at the Capitol.

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Amazon and Apple Shift From Intel’s Chips, Driving Industry Change

Amazon’s cloud computing business and Apple’s Macs are increasingly using the companies’ homegrown chips.

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Intel and Nvidia Chips Power a Chinese Surveillance System

Intel and Nvidia chips power a supercomputing center that tracks people in a place where government suppresses minorities, raising questions about the tech industry’s responsibility.

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Apple Introduces New Macs With the First Apple Chips

Apple unveiled three new Mac computers that use processors the company created itself, ending its reliance on Intel.

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A.M.D. Agrees to Buy Xilinx for $35 Billion in Stock

The deal would broaden A.M.D.’s business into chips for markets like 5G communications and automotive electronics.

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Intel Casts Off More Memory Chip Business in $9 Billion Deal

The sale to SK Hynix of South Korea includes a major factory in China and follows the company’s decades-long shift into microprocessors.

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Intel Slips, and a High-Profile Supercomputer Is Delayed

The chip maker was selected for an Energy Department project meant to show American tech independence. But problems at Intel have thrown a wrench into the effort.

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After 15 Years, Apple Prepares to Break Up With Intel

Apple could announce plans as soon as Monday to replace Intel processors in Macs with chips that it designed itself.

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