All the money goes to manufacturing
There has been much talk about the latest CHIPS and Science Act, through which the US is attempting to advance an industrial strategy to revitalize domestic manufacturing jobs and secure semiconductor supply chains. This legislation is spectacular and well-timed, given recent de-globalization events and China's constant threat to Taiwan. And just days ago, TSMC had an event including POTUS in Arizona fab.
Targeted building up of Chinese firms
Intel Capital is putting a ton of cash into Chinese businesses in a move that will get it onside with the Chinese government.
Five times more than last year
Sony CEO spoke about the company's super successful digital sensor business and he mentioned that most of the images you see today on social networks and broader use Sony image sensors. Yes iPhone 6 uses one too.
$77 million to the right companies
Begins production in 2015
Walk free after retrial