Why the CHIPS Act Exists and What It Could Mean for the U.S.

What a $280 billion law signed by President Biden this week might mean for Americans.

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How Elon Musk and Tesla Helped Make C.E.O Pay Even Richer

The gap with workers widened even further as public companies granted top executives rich pay packages partly inspired by Tesla.

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Semiconductor Makers Push Congress for New Funding

American semiconductor giants are pressing Congress to pass legislation that would provide $52 billion for their industry, warning that they may otherwise relocate overseas.

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The Billionaires Behind a Push to Reinvigorate U.S. Chip-Making

A group that includes Eric Schmidt and Peter Thiel isn’t simply funding the effort itself: It wants American taxpayers to help foot the bill.

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U.S. Tries New Tactic to Protect Workers’ Pay: Antitrust Law

The Justice Department is using antitrust law to charge employers with colluding to hold down wages. The move adds to a barrage of civil challenges.

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How Intel Makes Semiconductors in a Global Shortage

As the global chip shortage continues, we take an inside look at how semiconductors are fabricated.

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Intel to Invest at Least $19 Billion for New Chips Plant in Germany

The Silicon Valley company said it would build factories in Magdeburg, mirroring a plan announced in late January to begin manufacturing in Ohio.

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Patrick Gelsinger is Intel’s True Believer

Patrick Gelsinger is back running a company he first joined at 18. The chip maker was a Silicon Valley titan that lost its luster. As the world craves chips, can Intel make its comeback?

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Chip Errors Are Becoming More Common and Harder to Track Down

As the largest computer networks continue to grow, some engineers fear that their smallest components could prove to be an Achilles’ heel.

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Biden Looks to Intel’s U.S. Investment to Buoy His China Agenda

The president said passage of a China competition bill was needed “for the sake of our economic competitiveness and our national security.”

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Intel to Invest at Least $20 Billion in New Chip Factories in Ohio

Building up U.S. chip production has been a focus of lawmakers and companies alike amid a global shortage of the crucial components.

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Big Tech Journeys Into the Virtual Reality Reaches of the Metaverse

Tech’s biggest companies are joining game makers and start-ups in pursuit of an immersive digital world that some have been working on for years.

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Apple’s New Microchip Could Transform Computing

Apple’s custom processors suggest that computers are nowhere near hitting their performance limits.

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Why You Might Not Be Returning to the Office Until Next Year

After the Delta variant disrupted plans to reopen after Labor Day, many businesses pushed their targets further out or left them open-ended.

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Global Shortages During Coronavirus Reveal Failings of Just in Time Manufacturing

Global shortages of many goods reflect the disruption of the pandemic combined with decades of companies limiting their inventories.

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‘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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