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venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Intel CEO: We're talking to 100 potential customers for manufacturing services
Intel CEO: We're talking to 100 potential customers for manufacturing services
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger said the company is talking to 100 potential customers for its Intel Foundry Services (IFS), where the company uses its factories to make chips for…

reuters.com - Lucia Mutikani - U.S. business activity cools further in July - IHS Markit survey
U.S. business activity cools further in July - IHS Markit survey
Reuters

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - U.S. business activity grew at a moderate pace for a second straight month in July amid supply constraints, suggesting a cooling in economic activity after what was expected to have been a robust second quarter. Data…

thedailyrecord.com - Johanna Alonso - Working to revitalize a 'neglected' industry in Md. - manufacturing
Working to revitalize a 'neglected' industry in Md. - manufacturing
Maryland Daily Record

Among the first of its kind in the nation, a legislative work group designed to help bring Maryland into the “next generation” of manufacturing is slated to start meeting in the coming months. Having been passed during the 2021…

reuters.com - Jonathan Saul,Muyu Xu,Yilei Sun - Global supply chains buckle as virus variant and disasters strike
Global supply chains buckle as virus variant and disasters strike
Reuters

LONDON/BEIJING, July 23 (Reuters) - A new worldwide wave of COVID-19. Natural disasters in China and Germany. A cyber attack targeting key South African ports. Events have conspired to drive global supply chains towards breaking point, threatening…

helpnetsecurity.com - Manufacturers turning to zero trust to better secure their networks
Manufacturers turning to zero trust to better secure their networks
Help Net Security

In response to the 62% global increase in ransomware since 2019 (158% increase in North America) and over 40% of manufacturing firms suffering a cyberattack last year, Onclave Networks recommends manufacturers adopt zero trust architecture and…

lawfareblog.com - Manufactured Whistleblowing: Data Leaks as Subversion
Manufactured Whistleblowing: Data Leaks as Subversion
Lawfare

Information operations have become a pernicious staple in interstate relations, especially between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China (PRC). Taiwan has long been a key battleground of disinformation and cyber operations in the Chinese…

ft.com - Letter: Leather industry could lead the way in British manufacturing
Letter: Leather industry could lead the way in British manufacturing
Financial Times

The French leather Industry came to mind when reading Sarah O'Connor's column (“Nostalgia for manufacturing won't bring better jobs for UK workers”, Opinion, July 21). When I started out some decades ago, workers in almost every…

venturebeat.com - Paul Sawers - Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to unlock industrial robotics' economic potential
Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to unlock industrial robotics' economic potential
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Google's parent Alphabet has spun out a new industrial robotics company called Intrinsic. Led by Wendy Tan-White, a veteran entrepreneur and investor who has served as VP…

engadget.com - Jon Fingas - Alphabet's latest moonshot aims to make industrial robots more practical
Alphabet's latest moonshot aims to make industrial robots more practical
Engadget

Alphabet has launched another company in its X moonshot factory, and this one may be its most ambitious robotics project to date. The just-opened firm, Intrinsic, plans to make industrial robots more accessible to people and businesses that…

theepochtimes.com - Stephen Gregory - Former top Pentagon Scientist Casts Doubt on Subsidizing Chip Manufacture
Former top Pentagon Scientist Casts Doubt on Subsidizing Chip Manufacture
www.theepochtimes.com

There is a growing push in Washington to subsidize domestic computer chip production so the United States can maintain its technological lead over China, but a prominent former government scientist has warned that such a policy could be…

techcrunch.com - Brian Heater - Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to make industrial robots more capable
Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to make industrial robots more capable
TechCrunch

Alphabet's public-facing history with robotics has, thus far, been a spotty one. Most notably, Google X's big acquisition push culminated in its selling Boston Dynamics to Softbank (who eventually flipped it to Hyundai). Alphabet/Google's…

venturebeat.com - VB Staff - Why unstructured data is the future of data management
Why unstructured data is the future of data management
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Enterprises are increasingly relying on unstructured data for regulatory, analytic, and decision-making purposes. Unstructured data will power analytics, machine learning…

reuters.com - Rapid German recovery triggering inflation bottlenecks - PMI
Rapid German recovery triggering inflation bottlenecks - PMI
Reuters

BERLIN, July 23 (Reuters) - The German economy continued its strong recovery in July with IHS Markit's flash composite Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) hitting its highest level in nearly a quarter of a century, creating inflationary bottlenecks.

ft.com - Richard Waters in San Francisco - Intel chief says more consolidation needed in chip industry
Intel chief says more consolidation needed in chip industry
Financial Times

Intel's chief executive said more consolidation was needed in the chip manufacturing industry, days after a report that the US chipmaker was in talks to buy GlobalFoundries for $30bn. “We just view that smaller players won't be able to keep…

reuters.com - Aditi Shah - Tesla lobbies India for sharply lower import taxes on electric vehicles -sources
Tesla lobbies India for sharply lower import taxes on electric vehicles -sources
Reuters

NEW DELHI, July 23 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has written to Indian ministries seeking a big reduction in import duties on electric vehicles (EVs), a move it says will boost demand and generate revenue for the government, two sources with…

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