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  • STMicroelectronics, GlobalFoundries to Build 300-mm Fab in Crolles

    07/14/2022 11:10:15 AM PDT · by FarCenter · 23 replies
    STMicroelectronics and GlobalFoundries announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a 300-mm semiconductor manufacturing facility that will help develop the fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) technology ecosystem. The new facility will represent a multi-billion–euro investment and is expected to create about 1,000 jobs. The jointly operated fab will support GlobalFoundries’ 22FDX FD-SOI process technology and STMicroelectronics’ technology roadmap down to 18 nm for automotive, industrial, IoT, and communications infrastructure applications, companies said. The facility, which will be adjacent to STMicroelectronics’ existing 300-mm manufacturing site in Crolles, France, is set to reach full capacity by 2026, with up to...
  • An awkward situation occurred during the meeting of Joe Biden and the President of South Korea. *video

    07/02/2022 5:45:47 PM PDT · by know.your.why · 11 replies
    Yoon Suk-yeol wanted to say goodbye to Joe Biden, but the American president passed by him as if he were not there. Good to know that all of Seoul got to see what we all here in the great USA witness daily.
  • Nieces of S. Korea's attorney general accused of plagiarizing six papers at American university

    06/07/2022 12:48:11 PM PDT · by ChipMarne · 9 replies
    The College Fix ^ | June 7, 2022 | Sophia Corso
    Two Ivy League students face plagiarism allegations according to a petition that has accumulated over 5,500 signatures as of June 7. A group called “For Justice in College Applications,” cited multiple instances of alleged plagiarism by Madeline Choi and Annabelle Choi, siblings “accepted to the highly-selective 7-year bio-dental program at UPenn.” The group calls itself “a group of parents, students, teachers, and researchers who are fighting for justice and integrity in academic research and the admission process for highly selective universities in the United States.” Annabelle is a current student, and Madeline is a high school senior accepted in the...
  • Elon Musk Sounds The Alarm About Japan

    05/09/2022 9:06:55 AM PDT · by Eccl 10:2 · 91 replies
    The Street ^ | 05/08/2022 | Luc Olinga
    "At risk of stating the obvious, unless something changes to cause the birth rate to exceed the death rate, Japan will eventually cease to exist," Musk posted on Twitter on May 7. "This would be a great loss for the world."
  • These 3 remain Faith Hope Love[charismatic caucus]

    05/08/2022 9:19:48 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Persevere my children for as you push through the lies of the enemy you receive the overcomers crown. There is no guage or slide rule for faith my children but each valley, it's length and dimension empowers your faith in me your Redeemer for I have already overcome for you and it is as you deny the lies of the enemy the shackles have no hold but remember above all to guard your heart from guile for this is the weakness the enemy shall seek. Be true to my heart and love unconditionally for against love there is no weapon...
  • North Korea fires ballistic missile in latest test, South Korea says

    05/04/2022 6:08:16 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies
    France24 ^ | May 4, 2022
    North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, just a week after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to boost Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal at the “fastest possible speed”. The launch was the latest in a string of sanctions-busting North Korean weapons tests so far this year, and came after US and South Korean officials warned Pyongyang was preparing to resume nuclear testing. “One ballistic missile fired by North Korea today at 1203 (0303 GMT) from around Sunan towards the East Sea (Sea of Japan) was detected,” South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. “Currently,...
  • Arise and Shine[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/16/2022 2:52:54 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    I see The Lord picking up a gem and brushing it off then he breathes into it and it comes alive as he laughs and smiles so many colors of light shine forth from it in all directions . He holds it up high and then let's go of it as it rises out of his hand pulsating with delightful colors of the rainbow . I hear him saying " Rise up oh well , Rise up even higher for The Voice of many waters is calling to you for His Glory ! And this Gem is you . Revelation...
  • Russia, China and the New Cold War

    03/21/2022 10:33:05 AM PDT · by Wuli · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal - Opinion Page ^ | March 18, 2022 | Adam Oneal
    Matt Pottinger, an architect of Trump’s security strategy, sees Ukraine as analogous to Korea, a ‘hot opening salvo’ in a global conflict between the free world and a bloc of dictatorships. ...snip... Is this [the war on Ukraine] the summer of 1914, with great powers stumbling into a horrific global conflict? Or is it the Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939? What about Moscow’s 1939-40 Winter War against Finland? ...snip ... ....snip... Mr. Putin’s attempted conquest, and his burgeoning partnership with China’s Xi Jinping, reminds Mr. Pottinger of the Korean War. “In 1950, Stalin and Mao and Kim Il Sung...
  • Student shoots at 'spies'

    02/01/2007 8:23:35 AM PST · by grjr21 · 23 replies · 1,172+ views
    The Daily News ^ | 02/01/2007 | SIMONE WEICHSELBAUM
    A University of Pennsylvania law student couldn't shake his paranoid suspicion that his two neighbors, Drexel University graduate students, were foreign spies sent to work on some sort of a terrorism plot, police said. His anger-laced curiosity grew after he approached the roommates, both Indian-born bio-engineering majors, during a seemingly friendly conversation yesterday morning as the three men left the apartment building at 43rd near Pine streets before class, said cops. At about 12:30 p.m, the 31-year-old Korean-American law student returned home, took out his legal Glock-9, and knocked on his neighbors' front door. The 22-year-old Drexel student, the only...
  • North Korea Missile Test-Launch Ends In Disaster After Exploding During Booster Phase

    03/16/2022 10:22:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 03/16/2022 | Tyler Durden
    A North Korean projectile exploded shortly after launch on Wednesday, Reuters reports, citing South Korea's military. The suspected missile would have been the Kim Jong Un regime's 10th launch this year. The missile was launched from the international airport in Sunanm near the capital of Pyongyang, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement."It is presumed that it failed immediately after launch," the statement said. JCS told Reuters the projectile was presumed to be a ballistic missile and exploded at a 12-mile altitude during its booster phase. North Korea's past two launches, one on Feb. 26 and...
  • Kim Jong-un humiliates Vladimir Putin refusing Russia's 'too insane' pleas for help

    03/15/2022 11:54:32 AM PDT · by Renfrew · 34 replies
    The Mirror ^ | March 15, 2022
    North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has reportedly denied Vladimir Putin help with his invasion of Ukraine, telling him that Russia is “too insane”. Russia calling on North Korea for help should come as no surprise, with Pyongyang having historically been a key ally of Moscow through its historical ties with the Communist era of the soviet union. Kim was quick to deny Putin assistance, according to XSoviet-News author Sarah Hurst. “Russia reportedly asked North Korea for help with its failing invasion. “North Korea responded, 'You are too insane for us'."
  • South Korea says it detects activity to restore some tunnels at North Korea nuclear test site

    03/11/2022 2:10:48 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    rueters ^ | 03/11/2022 | Josh Smith
    South Korea's military said on Friday it had detected activity at North Korea's nuclear test site to restore at least some tunnels that were demolished in 2018 when the site was closed. North Korea has not tested a nuclear bomb or its longest range intercontinental ballistic missiles since 2017 but has said it could resume such testing with denuclearisation talks with the United States stalled. read more Amid a flurry of now-moribund diplomacy in 2018, North Korea used explosives to demolish the entrances to some underground tunnels at Punggye-ri, its only known nuclear test site. mages captured by commercial satellite...
  • Large, Parachuting Spiders Could Soon Invade the East Coast, Study Finds

    03/08/2022 2:24:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    Smithsonian Magazine ^ | March 8, 2022 | Margaret Osborne
    The authors say the arachnids are harmless to people and pets and may even eat pests like stink bugsLast year in Georgia, the non-native Joro spider population exploded. Golden webs draped porches, powerlines and mailboxes across at least 25 counties in the state, per the Hexapod Herald’s Michele Hatcher. “I have several hundred, and they actually make the place look spooky with all the messy webs—like a scene out of 'Arachnophobia,'” entomologist Will Hudson of the University of Georgia Extension told the Herald last fall. The spiders are large and eye-catching, about the size of a human adult’s palm, with...
  • South Korea fires on North Korean boat that crossed sea border: report

    03/08/2022 8:31:59 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Nypost ^ | 03/08/2022 | Mark Moore
    ​A South Korean naval ship fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat that crossed into contested waters west of the Korean Peninsula, according to a report on Tuesday. ​ The patrol boat retreated after the South Korean vessel opened fire, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing Seoul’s military. ​
  • Invasive species of giant, parachuting spiders spreading across East Coast, experts say

    03/05/2022 7:03:49 AM PST · by Henry Cavendish · 101 replies
    Fox Baltimore ^ | March 4, 2022 | ZACHARY ROGERS
    ATLANTA (TND) — An invasive species of spider has made its way to Georgia, and will likely spread out to more states along the East Coast, according to experts with the University of Georgia (UGA). The 3-inch long "Joro Spider" is native to Korea, China, Taiwan, and Japan, according to Smithsonian Magazine. The spider thrives in Japan, which has a similar climate to the southeastern United States...
  • Sally Kellerman, Hot Lips Houlihan in ‘M*A*S*H’, Dead at 84

    02/24/2022 5:31:31 PM PST · by Viking2002 · 44 replies
    Ultimate Classic Rork ^ | 2/24/22 | Corey Irwin
    Sally Kellerman, the actress best-known for her role as Hot Lips Houlihan in the 1970 film M*A*S*H, has died at the age of 84. News of Kellerman’s passing was confirmed by her son. The Hollywood Reporter noted that the actress died “at an assisted care facility in Woodland Hills [California] after a battle with dementia.” Born June 2, 1937, Kellerman was attracted to the entertainment industry at an early age. “I came out of the womb singing and acting,” she declared in her 2013 autobiography, Read My Lips: Stories of a Hollywood Life. Read More: Sally Kellerman, Hot Lips Houlihan...
  • South Korean diplomat punched in face in 'unprovoked' attack in NYC, police say

    02/10/2022 10:21:25 AM PST · by thegagline · 34 replies
    ABC News ^ | 02/10/2022 | Morgan Winsor
    A South Korean diplomat was punched in the face in New York City on Wednesday night during what police described as an "unprovoked" attack. Officers responded to a 911 call about an assault in the area of Fifth Avenue and West 35th Street in Midtown Manhattan at around 8:10 p.m. ET. Upon arrival, they found a 52-year-old man suffering from pain and swelling to his face. The victim was a diplomat from South Korea, *** After further investigation, the officers learned that an unknown man had approached the victim at the location and punched him in the face before fleeing...
  • South Korean teen stabs grandma 60 times, court rules killing as 'accidental'

    01/25/2022 12:36:36 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    A ^ | JANUARY 24, 2022 | Amierul Rashid
    A teenager has been found guilty of killing his grandmother in South Korea, after her body was found with around 60 stab wounds. However, the court has ruled the killing as 'accidental', causing outrage among members of the public. The incident occurred on Aug 30 last year at their Daegu home, where the 19-year-old stabbed his grandmother with a kitchen knife at 12.50am. According to local media, the teenager committed the act because his grandmother was being nitpicky and scolded him and his younger brother. The elder brother reportedly attempted to kill his grandfather as well but was dissuaded by...
  • A 'Let's Go Brandon' Type of Phenomenon Across the Pacific

    01/24/2022 4:30:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 24, 2022 | Lawrence Peck
    Several years ago, in speaking with a friend who was an official of South Korea's conservative, pro-U.S. political party, then called the "Liberty Korea Party" and now known as the "People Power Party," I was gently informed that as an American, I would not be able to fully comprehend the problems faced by Korean conservatives in their struggles with their leftist opponents. Seeking to satisfy my curiosity, I nevertheless pressed my friend to disclose to me the nature of these difficulties faced by his party and by Korean conservatives more broadly. It was the reply which I received that forever...
  • North Korea slams US, hints at resuming nuclear, ICBM tests

    01/20/2022 8:31:08 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 20, 2022 | By KIM TONG-HYUNG
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Accusing the United States of hostility and threats, North Korea on Thursday said it will consider restarting “all temporally-suspended activities” it had paused during its diplomacy with the Trump administration, in an apparent threat to resume testing of nuclear explosives and long-range missiles. North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency said leader Kim Jong Un presided over a Politburo meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party where officials set policy goals for “immediately bolstering” military capabilities to counter the Americans’ “hostile moves.” Officials gave instructions to “reconsider in an overall scale the trust-building measures that we...