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The First Degree - Ominous Threshold Reached
In light of the Paris climate talks going on this week, I’m delighted to turn this blog over to a guest blogger, Mike Czerniak. Mike is the Environmental Solutions Business Development Manager at Edwards, and has been working in the semiconductor industry for more than 30 years. In 2014, he received SEMI’s Merit Award for his work on the Energy Saving Equipment Communication Task Force responsible for developing new standards designed to help reduce energy consumption in production equipment.
Tech industry security highlighted by iPhone access controversy
The confrontation between Apple and the FBI over the FBI’s request for assistance in hacking a known terrorist’s iPhone brought the topic of security to the top of the agenda for the tech industry. Recent developments, including the FBI’s withdrawal of its request and Apple’s subsequent demand that the FBI now share information the security vulnerability that permitted a third party to hack the iPhone, have only emphasized the “moving target” nature of security. Whether manufacturing a car, a smartphone, or a smartcard, How to ensure that each die in an IoT SiP/McM (multichip module) device can be tested along a route of trust.
Etch Abatement Needed at 200mm Fabs to Meet WSC Goals for 2020
I’m delighted to turn the blog over again to Mike Czerniak, Environmental Solutions Business Development Manager at Edwards. A longtime champion of the environment, Mike, nominated by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), has just been accepted as the ‘expert witness’ on CF4 for the forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working party on emissions of this extremely longlived gas (50,000 years).