The US Needs to Get Back in the Business of Making Chips

Reading Time: 7 minutes American innovation, from smartphones to search engines to gene sequencing, is built on a foundation of impossibly intricate, perfectly etched silicon. But few of those semiconductors are actually made in the US. Only 12 percent of chips sold worldwide were made in the US in 2019, down from 37 percent in 1990. For decades, that … Read more

Windows 11’s Security Push Puts Microsoft on a Collision Course

Reading Time: 6 minutes When Microsoft debuted Windows 11 at the end of last week, the company heralded the usual advancements in efficiency and design that come with any new operating system. But Windows 11 also comes with a less welcome tick: stricter-than-usual hardware requirements for which PCs can actually run it. Because of what Microsoft has described as … Read more

FloLive, an IoT startup building cloud-based private 5G networks, raises $15.5M led by Intel – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 8 minutes As enterprises and carriers gear up for operating and scaling IoT services and monitoring the activity of their devices, machines and more globally, a startup that is building technology to make this easier and cheaper to implement is announcing some funding. FloLive, which has built a cloud-based solution to stitch together private, local cellular networks … Read more