Microchip subsidy sleight-of-hand | The Hill

Microchip subsidy sleight-of-hand | The Hill

Microchip lobbyists have been doing their best P.T. Barnum impressions for months, pushing for billions of dollars in subsidies without which the future of American microchip manufacturing is, apparently, doomed. But as Barnum reputedly said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” While domestic chip manufacturing may merit a little congressional attention, what we’re seeing is a rhetorical sleight-of-hand…

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Micron Announces Plan for Advanced U.S. Memory Chip Fab

Memory and storage specialist Micron has announced that it will bring “leading-edge memory manufacturing” to the U.S. The move doesn’t come as a big surprise, as the firm’s CEO, Sanjay Mehrotra, telegraphed management’s intent to make this investment earlier this month. At the time, Mehrotra asserted that Micron’s decision would hinge on the passing of…