Supply Chain

Republican Lawmakers Want to Know Where $50B CHIPS Funding is Going

Several Republican leaders sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo asking for details about the funding.

Industry Lays Out  Strategy for National Semiconductor Center Success

There are four key items needed to create a resilient semiconductor ecosystem and to help boost U.S. competitiveness.

First CHIPS for America Funding is Now Available

The $39 billion will go towards American semiconductor manufacturing.

Commerce Head Says U.S. Must Double Semiconductor Workforce in Next Decade

The Commerce Secretary hopes to help meet American leadership, innovation, national security and economic goals.

Biden’s State of the Union Highlights Semiconductor Success and Big Tech Privacy Concerns

The president applauded the CHIPS and Science Act and urged lawmakers to crack down on big tech’s data privacy and surveillance practices.

NSF to Helm Nearly $50M Semiconductor Public-Private Partnership

The National Science Foundation will work alongside four private sector companies to spur developments in the U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturing field.

NIST Seeks Input on Governance of the National Semiconductor Technology Center

The agency is looking for responses on policy and governance frameworks for the center, which was created as part of the CHIPS Act.

2022 Year in Review: Critical Update

Nextgov’s favorite episodes from the final year of the Critical Update podcast.

VA Cancels Future Deployments of New Supply Chain Management System

The agency’s decision to transition away from using the Defense Department’s supply chain logistics solution comes after lawmakers and the VA’s Office of Inspector General questioned the system’s value.

Government Officials Optimistic About U.S. Semiconductor Industry

Congressional and White House officials discussed how to best implement and sustain new domestic microprocessor production laws.

FERC Chairman Wants to Update Cybersecurity Requirements

Discussion of potential changes centered on a need for software transparency and independent supply-chain assessments.

Census Launches New Program to Modernize Supply Chain Data Sources

Through StatVentures, the Census Bureau seeks to improve the quality and speed of data describing the U.S. supply chain.

Latest Guidance Outlines Customer Responsibilities for Software Security

The guide provides recommendations throughout the product lifecycle, from procurement to deployment.

US and Allies Developing Deal on Export Controls Targeting China’s Chip Access

The head of the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security “would put down money” on the U.S. implementing additional export controls on China’s access to advanced technologies.

Russia Likely to Experience 'Technological Regress' Due to Sanctions, Experts Predict

A think tank report warned that the resulting sense of vulnerability could lead Russia to “double down” on nuclear capabilities.