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Domesticating chip production. The silicon nationalism continues

Domesticating chip production. The silicon nationalism continues

The semiconductors’ industry has prominently risen given the increased application of smart chips in electronics. Semiconductor chips power the basic electronics that people use every day such as smartphones, laptops, and cars. At their standard price, a single chip may cost as much as $10 cents. However, this single chip, as the most vital component of a circuit board, can impact the production of a whole industry.

Is there a possible change in the leadership of the Republican Party? Ron DeSantis grows stronger

Is there a possible change in the leadership of the Republican Party? Ron DeSantis grows stronger

Despite the fact that there are more than two years left until the presidential election in the United States, the discussion about the potential candidates of both parties warms observers of American politics. On the part of the Democrats, the incumbent president, Joe Biden, is announcing a battle for re-election. Everyone’s eyes, however, are on the other side of the political spectrum, where the position of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is growing.

The United States accepts China’s challenge. Biden leads the establishment of “Partners in the Blue Pacific”

The United States accepts China’s challenge. Biden leads the establishment of “Partners in the Blue Pacific”

On June 24, 2022, a new initiative was launched to respond to the growing interference of the People’s Republic of China in the Pacific island region. China, trying to move the boundary of its influence further and further, wants not only to tighten economic and defense cooperation with small island states in the Pacific, but above all to tear them away from the protection of the United States. The leaders of the newly formed coalition, led by President Joe Biden, include the United States, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Lloyd Austin is making ranks among the allies of the United States

Lloyd Austin is making ranks among the allies of the United States

Representatives of all the most important countries located in the Indo-Pacific region met during the 21st Asia Shangri-La Security Summit in Singapore. Representatives of 42 countries attended the summit, including 37 delegates at ministerial level and over 30 senior defense officials. The Singapore meeting was an occasion for talks by leading allies opposing Chinese expansion in the Indo-Pacific region, led by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

The hidden scale of cybercrime

The hidden scale of cybercrime

Along with the development of technological innovation, cybercrime is growing, and companies are increasingly falling prey to it. According to the calculations of Chuck Robbins – CEO of Cisco, if you compare the amount of losses generated globally by online criminals with global economies, cybercriminals could successfully create the third largest economy in the world.