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Two each are located in Europe, South Korea and Taiwan. Japan has one. Since semiconductors are the fourth-most traded product in the world (by value), behind crude oil, refined oil and cars, it is puzzling why China has not yet cracked the top 15. One assumes Xi knows this cannot stand if China is to achieve core technological independence by 2025. Mainland China’s semiconductor flagships are Shenzhen’s Huawei in design and Shanghai’s SMIC in contract manufacturing. Both compete on the world stage; neither has cracked the world’s top 15 in semiconductor sales. (Huawei, of course, like Apple , derives

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Iso Standards Report

US lawmakers concerned about negative impact Instagram has on teens’ mental health WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — Some U.S. lawmakers are concerned about the negative impact Instagram is having on teens’ mental health. “Leaders of Facebook knew that Instagram was adversely affecting the mental health of young users, especially our young girls,” Rep. Lori Trahan (D-Mass.). According to a  Wall Street Journal report , researchers found that 32% of teen girls who felt bad about their bodies said Instagram made them feel worse. This data was posted to Facebook’s internal message boards. “I think that

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Just Sport

tourism impacts from COVID-19, and unveiled the next chapter of Brand USA’s award-winning United Stories campaign. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210921006168/en/ Chris Thompson, Brand USA President & CEO, during IPW 2021 (Photo: Business Wire) "In light of the administration’s announcement yesterday, I am happy to say that we are ready to welcome the world back to the United States. After being separated for 18 months the world is exhausted, and we know that travel can renew and rejuvenate us. Over the past year

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The Rudiments Of Education

Saturday, Sept. 25 at Recognition Grove in River Park. The event honors those who have contributed significantly to the enrichment of the Lompoc community. Arbor Day is typically held in April, but was delayed this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Arbor Day in Lompoc is expected to be back on track again in April 2022. The three honorees selected by the Lompoc Beautification & Appearance Commission, Victor Jordan, Patricia Nuernberg and June Schwartz, will have trees with plaques bearing their names dedicated in honor of them in Recognition Grove. As the trees grow and mature, they become

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Finance Insights

More than 10 million designers and producers around the world rely on Pantone products and services to help define, communicate and control color from inspiration to realization – leveraging advanced X-Rite technology to achieve color consistency across various materials and finishes for graphics, fashion and product design. Pantone Standards feature digital and physical color specification and workflow tools. The Pantone Color Institute™ provides customized color standards, brand identity and product color consulting as well as trend forecasting inclusive of Pantone Color of the Year, Fashion Runway

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All About Usa

The 10 fastest-growing jobs of the next decade—and how much they pay A home health aide visits an elderly man at his house. Catherine Falls Commercial | Moment | Getty Images The Covid-19 pandemic has radically shifted the work landscape, as millions of Americans switched career paths or said goodbye to the office forever. While U.S. employment will experience stunted growth over the next 10 years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports , certain jobs will be soaring in demand.  According to a new analysis from the BLS, the U.S. will add 11.9 million jobs through 2030, many in industries that were hit hardest

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Just Quality Management

ONGOING CONSULATIONS, REFORMS AND GUIDANCE Notification of uncertain tax treatment: the Government is consulting on a measure, which was previously announced and consulted on in 2020, for large businesses (those with turnovers exceeding £200m and/or balance sheet totals exceeding £5bn). If the draft legislation is enacted, this will require, broadly, large businesses to notify HMRC where : (i) they have taken a position which is contrary to HMRC's known interpretation of tax law; (ii) a provision has been recognised in the accounts of the taxpayer to reflect the probability that a different tax treatment will apply to the

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The Rudiments Concerning Health

Abuse hell at Britain's 'worst-rated' care home firm where residents hid from staff Optima Care Limited was slammed in a report by the Care and Quality Commission with boss Edward Coombes admitting the findings were “deeply concerning” Eddie Coomes, boss of Optima Care, spoke to the Mirror after arriving outside his London home ( Britain’s “worst-rated” care home company left scores of vulnerable autistic and disabled people at risk of physical abuse. One Optima Care Limited manager joined in “unlawful restraint” of a resident, while some staff would “purposefully cause pain” and were accused of “physical

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Construction Reflection

“Our team’s collective efforts have made this moment possible. Can’t wait to get these into the hands of our customers!” What isn’t clear is who will get this first customer vehicle. After months of building pre-production vehicles, this morning our first customer vehicle drove off our production line in Normal!  Our team's collective efforts have made this moment possible. Can't wait to get these into the hands of our customers! pic.twitter.com/8ZidwTaXRI — RJ Scaringe (@RJScaringe) September 14, 2021 Rivian operated in relative obscurity, aka stealth mode, for years before it revealed pr

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