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To ASML, China is just another Korea

ASML does not fear China’s tech-diddling reputation. It has been conducting business in ‘another China’ for years.

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
Neuromorphic AI developer Innatera boasts new chairman of the board

Meet Charles Smit, chairman of BCSemi NL

Charles Smit, recently installed as chairman of Business Cluster Semiconductors The Netherlands, hopes to make a clean sweep of Dutch high tech industry organizations and help make the Chip Integration Technology Centre a success.

In other news

Musk claims Tesla will achieve full autonomy by next year (Daily Mail)
Netherlands and Germany to develop automated train service (Railtech)
Stratolaunch, the world’s biggest airplane, takes flight (Ars Technica)

The fuss about IP theft at ASML is pure hypocrisy

A few former ASML employees have stolen unique knowledge. Parliament is upset. Our high tech knowledge has been pinched and Dutch interests have been damaged! Really!?