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Why U.S. chipmakers want government help

Feb 16, 2021
The U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association has asked President Biden for robust funding for manufacturing and research.
Roughly only 12% of semiconductor chips are made in the U.S., says C.J. Muse, research analyst with investment banking advisory firm Evercore ISI.
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Apple is making its own computer chips

Nov 11, 2020
The company is following in the footsteps of its success with the iPhone.
Apple is ending ties with Intel and will start using its own computer chips in its products.
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This guy implanted a computer chip in his hand ...

Sep 16, 2015
... and hopes to swipe it like a security card. Could the ATM be next?
Robotic hearts? We're not there yet. But an implant in the not-too-distant future could detect a heart attack within seconds.
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