Microchips

TSMC may face stiffer competition in the semiconductor industry

TSMC may face stiffer competition in the semiconductor industry. This was stated by the founder of the Taiwanese manufacturer Morris Zhang, writes Nikkei Asia. He explained his opinion by saying that TSMC’s competitors are taking advantage of governments around the world’s desire to increase their own chip production capacity for ... Read more

Taiwanese companies help Huawei build chip manufacturing plants in China

Several Taiwanese tech companies are helping Huawei Technologies Co. build infrastructure for a secret network of chip factories in southern China. The unusual cooperation was reported by Bloomberg. We are talking about several such projects in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. According to the publication, they involve divisions of Topco ... Read more

AI-enabled brain implant helps patient regain feeling and movement to a paralyzed patient

A brain implant with artificial intelligence allowed the patient to regain sensitivity and mobility. The corresponding technology was developed at the Feinstein Institute of Bioelectronic Medicine, which is part of the American network of Northwell Health healthcare facilities, writes Engadget. Keith Thomas of New York suffered an injury in 2020 ... Read more

Foreign companies continue to produce GLONASS-enabled microchips used in Russian missiles

Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine published a list of Western companies that continue to produce microchips with GLONASS support that help guide Russian missiles to Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure. Russian missiles do not reach their targets without clear coordinates, which are determined by navigation systems. ... Read more