Healthy future global economic growth is increasingly dependent upon the continued introduction of advanced electronic systems. The critical components within these systems are integrated circuits (ICs), without which, advanced electronic systems cannot be produced.
The world’s most crucial metals continued to surge higher on Friday, with zinc recording the biggest daily gain in six years after hitting a 14 year high on Wednesday and aluminum holding a near 13 year high as energy shortages continue to disrupt the global supply chain.
Decision isn’t final yet, but spending bill negotiators are working on other ways to achieve cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
Some large UK businesses will have to start disclosing their environmental impact, under new rules set to be brought in by the Treasury. The requirements will also apply to investment products and pension schemes.
Colin Powell, a top military officer and a national security adviser, died on Monday at age 84 due to complications from COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated, his family said.
ESPN reporter Allison Williams is leaving the network over her decision not to get a COVID-19 vaccine, Williams said Friday on Instagram.