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Intel to invest 20 billion USD for chip factories in Europe, 100 billion planned in total

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According to the latest news, the famous chip manufacture Intel has stated that the company is planning to invest 20 billion USD in establishing semiconductor factories in Europe, this will further expand to 100 billion in the coming years.

The project chief executive- Pat Gelsinger, French president- Emmanuel Macron, and Italian prime minister- Mario Draghi recently gathered regarding this project. The authorities discuss the global chip cutback that greatly strikes the European industries and other markets.

In the case of initiating this project, semiconductor production is expected to realize an increase of 20% in the coming decade across the global market. Furthermore, the company also intends to develop the most advanced chips for high stream computing power.

Interview with Greg Slater, Intel vice-president of global regulatory affairs

In an interview, the chief executive told that if Intel’s specifications for the project will achieve, the Europen chip market will be benefited from the company’s technology, and chip production will get more support to grow.

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The official also said that we could allot separate manufacturing and packaging sites. It’ll grow more opportunities for the team to explore. Furthermore, we can also share the research and development work in the different European states, to spread the suppliers across the globe.

The main goal of the company to expand this project at a large scale and establish a wide ecosystem. It’ll not be limited to a single state only, instead expand its limits for the maximum benefits in the country.

Project Requirements:

The executive mentioned the following specification for the plan, the plants have to be good enough to support eight chip design abilities. Furthermore, the final call will carry out by the end of the year.

Site Area: 1,000 acres (estimates)

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Expected Manufacturing: Germany, Netherlands, France, Belgium

Initial Investment: 20 billion USD (for 10 years)

Estimated Investment: 100 billion USD (maximum for a lifetime)

French Response: We are looking for the feasible situation

On the proposal of Intel, the French executives responded that indeed Intel wants to introduce 10-nanometre chip technology or even sound in our country. However, it takes a handsome amount of money to establish yourself among the worldwide most advanced technologies.

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We’ll discuss this matter further with our consumers if it suites their needs. Moreover, we are planning to go with the most feasible situation. Adding to this it’s really difficult to ensure the states’ funding and plant’s competitiveness. “The cost deprivation is expected to 30-40% with Asia.

The official explained that Intel wasn’t just wanting a contribution, instead, the company wants an entire ecosystem. We don’t have the problem regards the investing sum, but its complex set of circumstances, which is hard to achieve for the moment.

Moreover, Intel is investing 20 USD in two new factories in the US and plans to double the plant on Irelan by investing 7 billion USD.  The company explains this as a multiyear strategy to compete with TSMC and Samsung. Additionally, it’ll develop 7nm chips.

(Via- FinancialTimes)

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Huawei registers ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark

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On May 18, 2022, Huawei registered the ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark in China. This trademark application has document version 47543398 and the trademark has not been published yet. According to the information, Trademark Office held that the goods designated for use by the opposed trademark were Class 1 “silicones”.

The ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark class belongs to the same category as “unprocessed plastics; plasticizers” that were approved for use in trademarks such as “Huawei Zhixuan” cited earlier by the opponent. or similar goods.

In further terms, the opposed trademark completely contains the distinctive identification part of the trademark cited by the opponent, “Huawei”, and does not form a new meaning with an obvious difference. If it is used concurrently, consumers will be misunderstood.

(via – ithome)

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Huawei AppGallery facing a severe issue: Report

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Huawei AppGallery is a new generation of an app distribution platform for Huawei devices and the Chinese tech maker is working on improving its productivity for smartphone owners. However, recently a severe issue has been reported on Huawei AppGallery that allows downloading paid apps for free of cost.

According to the input coming from 9to5Google, an Android developer has found an issue in Huawei AppGallery that doesn’t have any special protection feature for the paid applications. This could lead to easy exploitation and enables to obtain the download link for premium apps without even paying for them.

In simple words, it could cause a loss to the developer but the report also mentions that this issue has been reported to Huawei. However, there’s no clear guideline or response that has been received on this matter.

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Huawei AppGallery:

Huawei AppGallery is a smart solution that allows developers to create a new user experience for the consumers. The platform is supported by Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) Core, which enables various APIs in applications.

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Huawei AppGallery serves under the top three app marketplace globally and brings a whole range of global and local apps including navigation & transport, news, social media, and more.

AppGallery is available in more than 170 countries and regions with over 580 million monthly active users globally. Huawei partnered with 5.4 million developers across the globe, and in 2021 the total app distributions from AppGallery reached 432 billion times.

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Huawei S-Tag launched with professional motion sensor

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On May 18, 2022, Huawei unveiled its new activity tracker – Huawei S-Tag in the global market. The tracker comes with a professional motion sensor that detects perfect motion while being connected to your smart devices such as a smartwatch or smartphone.

The S-Tag comes with up to 14 running form metrics, it provides guidance for running, has a super compatible split design that weighs only 7.5 grams, and can drown into 50meter of water.

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The S-Tag also has cycling metrics as well as fast charging support for better and faster connection with support devices. Huawei S-Tag availability may vary depending on the market.

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