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Catapult high-tech hubs get additional funding

The UK government has announced £780m (€850m) of extra funding for the Catapult high-tech hub network, bringing recent investment up to almost £1bn.

The new investment includes £51m for compound semiconductors in South Wales and £68.3m for satellite applications at Harwell. The bulk of the money, however, will be going to the High Value Manufacturing Catapult that includes £270m for the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry and Warwick Manufacturing Group ...

Samsung announces technology 'push'

Samsung Group has announced that it will invest 25 trillion won (£17 billion) over the next three years in artificial intelligence, 5G mobile technology, electronic components for autos, and in its biopharmaceutical business, Samsung Electronics.

Blockchain business value could reach $2trillion by 2030

Blockchain business value, which refers to the cost savings and efficiencies that could be realised by incorporating blockchain into corporate business strategies, is expected to increase from $2.5billion in 2017 to $2.0trillion in 2030, according to market research specialists, IHS Markit.

Qualcomm scraps NXP deal

Qualcomm is scrapping its $44 billion bid for rival chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV after, as expected, China failed to grant regulatory approval for the industry’s largest-ever deal.

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