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Report: Eager For Manufacturing Independence, U.S. Eyes Bringing Chip Production Stateside

Report: Eager For Manufacturing Independence, U.S. Eyes Bringing Chip Production Stateside

The coronavirus pandemic has kicked the Trump administration’s concerns regarding America’s dependence on Asian factories for supplying critical technology into overdrive. According to a new Wall Street Journal report, officials are in talks with several semiconductor companies about potentially building chip factories within the U.S. in an attempt to ramp…

No Evidence Of Coronavirus Reinfection, South Korean Officials Say

No Evidence Of Coronavirus Reinfection, South Korean Officials Say

Some recovered covid-19 patients who again tested positive for the coronavirus likely weren’t reinfected after all. On Thursday, South Korean officials stated that there’s no evidence currently that the virus is reinfecting people in the country, and the test results that suggested reinfection were likely false positives finding dead virus…

This Is Why Koreans Have Blue Sponges On Their Cars

This Is Why Koreans Have Blue Sponges On Their Cars

During the few days I spent in Seoul recently I noticed something interesting. Something I had never seen in any other country before. Many of the cars had something unconventional in common — small blue sponges on the doors. I was intrigued, confused even. I had to find out what…