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Taiwan chip maker TSMC to invest $100B to grow capacity

Technology
Major Taiwan computer chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. says it plans to invest $ 100 billion in the next three years in expanding its manufacturing capacity and supporting research and developmentByThe Associated PressApril 1, 2021, 9:41 AM• 2 min readTAIPEI, Taiwan -- Major Taiwan computer chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. plans to invest $ 100 billion in the next three years in expanding its manufacturing capacity and supporting research and development, the company said Thursday.TSMC, the world’s biggest contract producer of semiconductors, said it anticipates faster growth thanks to long-term trends like the introduction of next-generation telecommunications and high-performance computing. The coronavirus pandemic, meanwhile is revving up demand for e...
Udayan Bose: The affable deal maker of the ‘90s

Udayan Bose: The affable deal maker of the ‘90s

Finance
MUMBAI: Udayan Bose, the affable deal maker of the ‘90s -- an era when a rich contact-book and trustworthiness of an investment banker mattered more than financial clout -- died in Mumbai on Wednesday. He was 71. Bose is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons. Known for his networking skills and relationships with some of the biggest names of Corporate India, Bose led the Indian arm of Lazard, the international financial services house. The RPG takeover of HMV, the joint venture between Rediffusion and Dentsu, Young & Rubicam, and Zuari Cement’s bid for Sree Vishnu Cement were among the deals where he acted as advisor. One of the early names in merchant banking -- the term for investment banking in the ‘70s and ‘80s -- Bose was part of the merchant banking division of Grindlays, ...
Game of Thrones games maker dies ‘after poisoning’

Game of Thrones games maker dies ‘after poisoning’

Technology
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Essure: Women in England take legal action against sterilising-device maker

Essure: Women in England take legal action against sterilising-device maker

Health
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Coronavirus: 2,000 jobs at risk as sandwich maker Adelie collapses

Coronavirus: 2,000 jobs at risk as sandwich maker Adelie collapses

Business
More than 2,000 jobs are at risk after one of Britain's biggest sandwich and food-to-go suppliers was forced to call in administrators.Sky News has learnt that Adelie Foods, which has been in rescue talks for weeks, has appointed Deloitte to handle an insolvency process. Employees at the company, which is headquartered close to Heathrow Airport, were informed about the development on Tuesday afternoon. It comes as Britain's food-to-go market faces a stiff challenge to recover from the coronavirus crisis, with restaurant and coffee shop chains, along with all other non-essential retailers, having been forced to close since March.Deloitte is understood to be assessing whether it can stitch together a deal to salvage Adelie from administration. ...