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Description: Not content with relying on standard chips that are in high demand, some of the world’s biggest tech firms are developing their own semiconductors.

Source: CNBC.com – video report

Date: Sep 06, 2021

Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/06/why-tesla-apple-google-and-facebook-are-designing-their-own-chips.html

Questions for discussion:

  • Why are tech companies interested in developing this area of the business?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages to this approach?
  • Do you think a merger or acquisition of a chip producer by one of the giant tech companies like Apple is likely?

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