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Semiconductor companies consider new plants in the U.S.

Business / Tech May 11, 2020

Semiconductor companies consider new plants in the U.S.

Intel Corp. and a Taiwanese company are talking to the Trump administration about building new semiconductor plants in the United States amid concern about relying on suppliers in Asia for chips used in a wide variety of electronics. A spokesman for Intel, the biggest American ...

Computer-savvy teen designs app to fight pandemic

Business / Tech May 7, 2020

Computer-savvy teen designs app to fight pandemic

by Yuri Kageyama

Curbing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic rests on knowing where infected people have been and who they've come in contact with so they can be tested and treated. Like many teens, 16-year-old Syu Kato loves skateboarding, Bruno Mars and hamburgers. But he's putting his ...

Japanese firms develop contactless technologies to tackle pandemic

Business / Tech May 5, 2020

Japanese firms develop contactless technologies to tackle pandemic

Contactless technologies have come into the spotlight amid the spread of the new coronavirus as people have become more conscious of the risks of infection from touching doorknobs and buttons. While wearing face masks has become commonplace, Glory Ltd., a money-changer manufacturer, has developed an ...