Articles by tag: semiconductor

The CHIPS Act and OSRA Create Positive Ripple Effects for the Trucking Industry

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Last year, two major pieces of legislation passed that will be a huge boon to the trucking industry. The first is the CHIPS Act, which brings home the production of automotive and truck-grade chips. For context, the U.S.’s  semiconductor manufacturing share has drastically decreased from 37% in 1990 to 12% today. The second piece of…

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CHIPS Act Will Bring A Wave of R&D to Semiconductor Manufacturing

The U.S.’ tech supply chain is getting a strategic helping hand from Congress, as the CHIPS ACT (Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors) has passed both the House and Senate, 243-187 and 64-33, respectively. Designed primarily to boost semiconductor manufacturing in a bid to compete with China’s strength in the sector while also addressing the…

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Turo is Decentralizing the Car Rental Industry. But Can it Scale?

Since the start of summer, the car rental industry has been trying to maneuver a mass car shortage. Because of the global semiconductor shortage, automotive OEMs slashed car production at the onset of the pandemic. But now that car demand has respiked and folks are commuting, traveling intranationally, and investing in new vehicles, OEMs are…

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Automakers Forced to Adapt to Chip Shortages

Automakers are feeling the pain of a global shortage of semiconductors, forcing companies to halt production of certain vehicles while others are removing some options that rely heavily on chips. Watch below to hear how these automakers are adapting to this shortage.   Host: Let’s get over to Tara Patel. She wrote today’s Bloomberg big…

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Huawei Smartphone Sales Tank Under US Sanctions

After sanctions imposed by the United States last year, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is struggling mightily. The company fell out of the world’s top five organizations in terms of smartphones shipped – the first time it’s ranked outside that group in six years, according to Canalys. In the second quarter of 2020, the company was…

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Empowering Through Connection: Vogel’s Pyramid Model Approach
July 19, 2024

Mission and Impact: Vogel Alcove, a nonprofit in Dallas, helps homeless children and families through various programs and services. Pyramid Model Framework: Vogel uses the Pyramid Model, an evidence-based framework for promoting young children’s social-emotional development with universal supports, targeted supports, and intensive interventions. Nurturing Relationships and Supportive Environments: Vogel focuses on building nurturing…

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MedPAC’s Miss on Reality of Home Health Financial Reality Results in Suggested Cut in 2025 Proposed Rule
July 19, 2024

The March 2024 MedPAC report recommending a 7% payment reduction for home health agencies in 2025 has sparked significant concern within the industry. Why is this recommendation being met with such resistance, and what does the financial reality of home health agencies look like in contrast to these federal suggestions? Are the MedPAC recommendations…

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Sixth Inning- What are the Stages Where Your Business Takes Place?
July 18, 2024

When you think of a baseball game, you might picture the crack of the bat or the roar of the crowd as a home run sails over the outfield fence. But for the Savannah Bananas, the game is just one part of the spectacle. Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind this innovative team, shares how…

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A Skilled Trades Career Provides a Future-Proof Path
July 18, 2024

In today’s rapidly changing job market, a skilled trades career offers a viable and attractive option, especially for the younger generations exploring alternatives to traditional college education. Recent trends indicate a significant shift in interest in these hands-on professions. On Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton engages in a lively conversation with Nicole Bass,…

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