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TechWorks and Subsea UK Sign MOU

TechWorks and Subsea UK sign agreement to collaborate – creating new opportunities to advance UK technology, increase exports and create jobs A multi-year Memorandum of Understanding signed between Subsea UK and TechWorks, the UK’s industry association for the deep tech community, will promote collaboration on critical and valuable areas in

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MacBook and iPad production delayed as supply crunch hits Apple

TAIPEI — Production of some MacBooks and iPads has been postponed due to the global component shortage, Nikkei Asia has learned, in a sign that even Apple, with its massive procurement power, is not immune from the unprecedented supply crunch. Chip shortages have caused delays in a key step in

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Why semiconductors are as scarce as gold

A shortage of semiconductors is a continuing and major issue. The squeezed market is forcing manufacturers to slow down, weighing on recovery. And ongoing strong demand keeps the pressure on. A ramp-up of capital investment to boost production capacity helps, but it’s going to take time before demand and supply

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Global Semiconductor Sales Up 14.7% Year-to-Year in February

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $39.6 billion for the month of February 2021, an increase of 14.7% over the February 2020 total of $34.5 billion, but 1.0% less than the January 2021 total of $40.0 billion.

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TechWorks Joins UK Initiative to Promote CyberSecurity Adoption

TechWorks are delighted to announce its participation as an industry representative in a study by researchers in Coventry University’s Institute for Future Transport and Cities’ (IFTC) Systems Security Group (SSG) to examine drivers of computer hardware security adoption among businesses and consumers. The UK government’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-funded Discribe (Digital Security by Design