Bloomberg, Ian King
China buys more than half the semiconductors sold each year, and its share is growing. Yet the nation doesn’t have one domestic manufacturer among the 10 biggest chipmakers, a list stacked with U.S. companies.
The Sydney Morning Herald,
Hackers steal $US160 billion ($208 billion) worth of intellectual property from Western companies every year, according to cyber-security experts. The damage, they say, is incalculable and Western governments have made it a priority to protect their nations' commercial assets.
Design News, Tracey Schelmetic
When the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law in 2010, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was allowed to create rules mandating manufacturers doing business in the US to disclose their use of so-called “conflict minerals.”
New Hampshire Union Leader, Kimberly Houghton
NASHUA — As companies struggle to avoid counterfeit electronic parts, a Nashua company is collaborating to ensure authentic, hard-to-find replacement components are available locally.