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Penny wise, pound foolish

The Dutch government wants to modernize the European Union, but it doesn’t want to pay the price. The EU’s research budget suffers.

Headlines

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers
New center for THz technology launches at TUE

Has Intel lost its mojo?

Having failed to impress in new markets and being circled by the competition on its home turf, Intel now also has forfeited technological leadership definitively. Is the king of the semiconductor hill about to lose its crown?

In other news

Study: electric cars cause less CO2 emissions than ICE (Electrive)
Elon Musk’s Neuralink unveils pig with chip in its brain (BBC)
Bill Gates leads $85.2 million investment in satellite antenna company Kymeta (Venturebeat)

Why you should not align

Rather than focusing on efficiency through alignment, processes and systems, focus on making innovation as easy, seamless and fun as possible.