The founder of Apple’s chipmaking partner TSMC struck a worrying note this week when assessing US/Taiwanese relations. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to talk about that. Plus – Adventures in Sleep in the Apple Health app.
Apple and Foxconn are seeing better conditions for manufacturing in India. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken talk over the changes and consider worker issues. Plus – Our Apple Watches tell us we’re not getting enough sleep. We’ll look at how our Apple Watches can help.
India has given Chinese companies a green light that should help Apple grow manufacturing on the subcontinent. But, if it requires Chinese companies, is diversification into India really diversification? TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken puzzle over that. Plus – a how-to on making use of HomePod’s temperature and humidity sensors.
Due to contamination issues with its NAND production, Western Digital Corp says it has lost approximately 6.5 exabytes of flash storage.
Intel plans an Ohio factory that will include at least two chip fabs on the 1,000-acre site. Construction will begin in 2022.
TSMC, the biggest contract manufacturer of computer chips, reported its quarterly profit rose 16.4% from the previous year to US$6 billion.
A report on Thursday says that Apple’s suppliers in India have created approximately 20,000 jobs.