Intel Considering German Fab Near Munich

Intel Considering German Fab Near Munich

A minister of the German state of Bavaria has confirmed that the state is in discussions with Intel about building a local fab, Reuters reported today. Economy Minister Hubert Aiwanger did not detail how the negotiations were proceeding but indicated that Bavaria offered Intel at least one possible location. Pat Gelsinger, Intel’s CEO, visited Europe in…

U.S. Senators Propose 25% Tax Credits for Domestic Chipmakers

U.S. Senators Propose 25% Tax Credits for Domestic Chipmakers

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators proposed on Thursday a 25% tax credit for investments in chip production in the country. The proposal is an addition to the $52 billion semiconductor industry funding plan approved by U.S. legislators last week, showing a large push to boost support for domestic chipmakers. The Facilitating American-Build Semiconductors (FABS) Act proposes a 25%…

Raspbery Pi-Powered Lamp Reacts to Local Air Quality

Raspbery Pi-Powered Lamp Reacts to Local Air Quality

Looking for something with atmosphere and function? Check out this beautiful Raspberry Pi-powered lamp, known as Canari by maker Guillaume Slizewicz. Not only does it feature a unique, brassy design, but it also shows real-time changes to local air quality by changing the light pattern of its bulbs. According to Slizewicz, the name comes from…

TSMC to Start Risk Production Using 4nm Node in Q3

TSMC to Start Risk Production Using 4nm Node in Q3

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is on track to start risk production of chips using its N4 (4 nm) fabrication technology in the third quarter, according to TSMC and DigiTimes’ sources in the semiconductor supply chain. The new node will enable chipmakers to slightly shrink the N5 design and further optimize power consumption and performance in 2022.  (Image…

Homemade Synth as Easy as Pi

Homemade Synth as Easy as Pi

Guitars are 3,000 years old and the piano dates back to 1700, so musical instruments are facing a serious crisis of modernity. Why not, then, create your own, new, musical instrument, and show Mozart what for? This is precisely what design engineer Simon Martin has done, by merging forty year old home computer technology with…

SilverStone SX1000 SFX-L

SilverStone SX1000 SFX-L Power Supply Review

Today’s best SilverStone SX1000 SFX-L deals PRE-PRIME DAY SALE ends in Check out more deals from these top retailers: The SilverStone SX1000 is the only one of its kind so far, so it easily takes the crown in the high capacity SFX-L category, and will be included in our best PSU picks article. If you…