South Korea Unveils $450 Billion Push For Global Chipmaking Crown

South Korea unveiled ambitious plans to spend roughly $450 billion to build the world’s biggest chipmaking base over the next decade, joining China and the US in a global race to dominate the key technology. Samsung Electronics Co. and SK Hynix Inc. will lead more than 510 trillion won of investment in semiconductor research and…

Blockchain and 5G to Transform The Developing World

The biggest topic in the mobile industry over the last few years has been 5G. In an industry that has been starved for innovation in this interregnum between the launch of the iPhone and the full-scale integration of next-generation technologies like augmented reality, artificial intelligence and blockchain, the introduction of the 5G network has become…

Takeaways From The Berkshire Hathaway weekend

Warren Buffett chaired Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting over the weekend, and 40,000-plus faithful shareholders gathered in Omaha, Nebraska, to hear the Oracle’s pronouncements. Buffett, 87, and his vice chair and sidekick of six decades, Charlie Munger, 94, followed up Saturday’s daylong meeting with an appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box with host Becky Quick Monday morning…