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Semiconductors: The Future is Now

Semiconductors: The Future is Now

Credit: Marvel/YouTube Before there was Alexa, there was J.A.R.V.I.S, smart assistant to Iron Man Tony Stark, and that controlled appliances, looked up information, managed home security, and even ran Stark Industries in the 2008 box office hit and its sequels. While...

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Semiconductors: Be where the future is being written

Semiconductors: Be where the future is being written

Even as sectors scaled back in 2020, the semiconductor industry blazed forward, with Singapore in the thick of things. Between April and September alone, there were more than 2,800 jobs and training opportunities for the taking, spanning the value chain from technical...

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Lockdown? It didn’t stop me from landing my dream job

Lockdown? It didn’t stop me from landing my dream job

For many in the Class of 2020, the uncertain employment market made it hard to feel hopeful about prospects or earnings. Yet, one sector presented a bright spot, with active recruitment and promising possibilities: semiconductors. We speak to five school-leavers who...

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Lim Siok Wei: Every day, something changes

Lim Siok Wei: Every day, something changes

As the workday in San Jose, California, draws to a close, Lim Siok Wei’s day begins. Before her US colleagues shut down and head out for the evening, she is brought up to speed on what has been achieved during their day so the Singapore team can pick up where they...

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All systems go: Semicon on the fast track

All systems go: Semicon on the fast track

They are tiny pieces of technology, yet semiconductor chips are what we all depend on when we pick up our phones or use the internet. They drive the ongoing digital revolution - part of the reason why the sector demonstrated such resilience when Covid-19 hit, leaving...

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