Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicChip technology

Topic: chip technology

Global chipmakers assessing India plant locations, says minister

Some of the world’s biggest chipmakers are evaluating locations in India for new plants in a bid to broaden manufacturing beyond their home bases.

The global fight over semiconductors is only going to get worse

Behind closed doors, though, some people in the industry are getting increasingly concerned that the push to make the West more competitive might backfire.

At least a dozen chip-makers to start setting up India factories in 2-3 years: IT Minister

Ashwini Vaishnaw says Modi govt working on developing a full ecosystem for chip manufacturing industry and will start taking applications under its incentive scheme from 1 January.

Apple is now working on own cellular modem, its top chip executive says

Cellular modem is one of the most important parts of a smartphone. The move extends Apple’s push toward greater reliance on its own parts at the expense of Qualcomm, Intel & others.

New self-cooling microchip design could solve one of tech world’s trickiest problems

A team of Swiss researchers has developed a 'co-designed' chip that builds in a cooling system, addressing the problem of over heating in microchips.

Intel outside? Tech giant is thinking the unthinkable – not making its own chips

Intel's plans to outsource chip-making to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing could ruffle feathers, as the company also caters to Intel's competitors, who may oppose the move.

With $116 billion, Samsung looks to corner part of the chip designing business

Samsung, a relative underdog in this growing field, is reaching out to smart phone-making rivals giant as it heavily invests in a decade-long plan to gain chip supremacy.

How nanotechnology can be used to intensify our sense of smell

Augmenting our olfactory senses will help us determine the concentration of hazardous gases and carry out the exhaled breath analysis for possible disease diagnosis.

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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.