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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

Automotive drought forces Neways to ax another 100
ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency

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!?