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Intel and the Israeli government have agreed on a preliminary deal to bring a new plant to Kiryat Gat near Tel Aviv by 2025. The site will provide thousands of jobs for Israelis according to reports.
A protest turned violent when workers of the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, China clashed with the police on Tuesday. Strict curbs, unpaid wages, and possible infection surge caused the protest.
Intel and Italy are close to a deal that will see a chip manufacturing facility be built in the country. The deal is worth $5 billion and will help Europe reduce its dependence on Asia for chips.
Elon Musk opened a new factory in Texas on Thursday evening. He said that the company is looking to start producing futuristic-looking robotaxis. Musk has previously said he wanted to build robotaxis.
Intel has chosen Ohio's Licking County as the site of two new semiconductor factories that it plans to build by 2025. The company will spend $20 billion and create 20,000 direct and indirect jobs.
Samsung will build a semiconductor factory in Taylor, Texas after local government wooed the Korean firm with support in the form of tax breaks. It'll also establish a skills center in the city.
Intel's CEO Pat Gelsinger has ruled out the UK as the site for the firm's European factory. He said the company is considering 70 proposals from 10 countries inside the European Union.
Intel and DARPA have started a new project that will help the U.S. develop cutting edge ASIC chips domestically. They also aim to make the chips safe to manufacture in zero-trust environments.
TrendForce has said that 5G penetration could fall slightly this year due to a winter storm that hit Samsung's Austin factory that produces Qualcomm's 5G RFIC, a crucial component in 5G phones.
Tesla is looking to rapidly expand its charging network in China. The new factory, which is expected to complete in February 2021, will have the capacity to manufacture 10,000 chargers a year.
A cyberattack caused the Japanese automobile manufacturer to suspend production in multiple factories worldwide. These plants are now open, customer information was not compromised in the attack.
Musk made the announcement through Twitter, stating that he wants the New York factory to open at the earliest so the ventilator production can be rapidly increased "to help the citizens of New York."
Samsung has once again had to shut down its Gumi plant in South Korea due to an employee getting infected with the coronavirus. The plant produces flagship phones like the Galaxy S20 and Z Flip.
Tesla has agreed to a 9 billion yuan loan with several banks in China. The firm plans to use the money to pay off debt it has and will invest the rest in construction and production at Gigafactory 3.
Samsung is contemplating whether to close down its Tianjin smartphone manufacturing plant which builds 36 million phones each year. It cited efficiency reasons for sparking the discussion.
Samsung's new factory on the outskirts of New Delhi has been opened today by India's Prime Minister and the South Korean President. The new factory is said to be the biggest in the world.
Tesla has secured a deal to build a new factory in Shanghai's free-trade zone. The deal is unique because Tesla will be the first car maker to own their factory without having a local partner.
Three ex-employees of Tesla have filed a suit against the company alleging they were the target of racism while at the company's Fremont factory. It's the second such case this year for Tesla.
A recent report has stated that Foxconn has laid off over 60,000 factory workers. This is reportedly to prepare the company for automation, and then introduce robots to do repetitive tasks.
On Sunday, a Foxconn facility in Zhengzhou, China caught fire where luckily no one was injured. Foxconn has made a statement that the blaze will not impact manufacturing.
Valve has created one of the largest automated assembly lines in the United States, in order to keep up with consumer demands for its recently released 'Steam Controller'.
A report released by an NGO found that Apple's lastest Chinese distributor is responsible for unsanitary and unsafe conditions in its factories. This has led to numerous injuries, deaths and suicides
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In a speech at the Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications—or OOPSLA—conference here, Microsoft Corp.'s head researcher announced a new framework and tools for building domain-specific languages and the precursor to the company's software factories...
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Global Star Software (a branch of Take-Two) announced today that Warner Bros. had granted them exclusive worldwide license to develop, publish and distribute videogames based on the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film, Charlie and the...
Version 3.3 of Weapons Factory Arena has been released! The highlights of WFA version 3.3 are as follows: Upgraded in-game menus and visuals New effects using a particle generation...