Semiconductor industry seeks federal assistance

The Post-Star | June 04, 2020

The semiconductor industry is seeking a $37 billion financial aid package from the federal government in a bid to reduce the United States' dependance on China for computer chip technology, an idea that has gathered support as the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the dangers of a high-tech trade imbalance with Asia. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report the proposal, which is being prepared by the Semiconductor Industry Association.The aid package, which faces an uncertain fate in Congress, could potentially aid GlobalFoundries and other chip companies operating in New York with billions of dollars in block grants that would be available to states to bolster computer chip manufacturing.

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Imagine the following scenario: At home, you’re gently awakened by an alarm system that’s tied to your internal sleep cycles. As you stretch, well-rested from just exiting a REM cycle, a sensor in your mattress registers that you’re about to get up, and sends a signal to your coffeemaker to start brewing that required Cup of joe. As you shower, the connected system in your house alerts your car that you will be starting it in about 20 minutes, giving it ample time to warm up and find your preferred radio station settings. And when you reach for milk to pour in your coffee, you have plenty because yesterday, your wired fridge sensed you were running low and sent you a message to tell you to pick up a new carton.

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