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Semiconductor firms can’t find enough workers, worsening chip shortage

$$$$$ — Material costs are rising too, and the shortage will continue into 2022. Jonathan M. Gitlin – Sep 23, 2021 3:36 pm UTC Enlarge / Don’t expect cheaper chips anytime soon.The semiconductor chip shortage that has so vexed the auto industry looks set to continue for quite some time, according to a new industry…

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Japan firms see economy recovering to pre-COVID level in FY2022 By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A businessman stands on a terrace overlooking a banking district in Tokyo, Japan, February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas PeterBy Tetsushi KajimotoTOKYO (Reuters) – A majority of Japanese firms say the world’s third-largest economy will recover to pre-pandemic levels in fiscal 2022, a Reuters poll showed, with many anticipating they will continue to…

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Why the FTC is forcing tech firms to kill their algorithms along with ill-gotten data

July 9, 2021 by Kate Kaye The Federal Trade Commission is punching right at the heart — and guts — of how data collection drives revenue for tech firms: their algorithms.  “I anticipate pushing for remedies that really get at the heart of the problem and the incentives that companies face that lead them into…

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As ad tech firms reveal data flows to foreign adversaries, Sen. Ron Wyden preps bill to restrict data exports

It’s not quite a smoking gun, but it’s just the sort of information that Sen. Ron Wyden’s staff suspected would indicate how ad tech data can make its way into the hands of foreign governments with ill intentions against people in the U.S.In early April, when Wyden and other senators sent letters in early April to digital…

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Export or Perish: UK Companies urged to Search Overseas Expansion as post-Brexit trade Prices are struck

The programme, launched by the Department for International Trade (DIT) in partnership with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board and the National Farmers Union, will match experienced exporters with businesses that are looking to export for the first time. The scheme is part of the DIT’s strategy to boost agriculture exports into new markets: around 97%…

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Three VC companies file confidentially for biotech SPAC

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Top private law firms plan ‘SWAT teams’ to fight voting laws in court

First, it was the businesses. Now, it’s the bar.More than a dozen of the country’s top law firms have committed to join forces to challenge voting restrictions across the country, adding legal might to the corporate pressure campaign opposing Republican-led attempts to overhaul elections in the wake of former President Donald Trump’s loss.One of the…