Intel receiving whopping $20B from Biden to boost US chip output


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The Biden administration on Wednesday said it is awarding Intel nearly $20 billion in grants and loans as part of the CHIPS Act, supercharging the company’s domestic semiconductor output and marking the government’s largest outlay to subsidize leading-edge chip production. President Joe Biden will announce the preliminary agreement for $8.5 billion in grants and up to $11 billion in loans for Intel in Arizona, where some of the funding will be used to build two new factories and modernize an existing one. Commerce Department Secretary Gina Raimondo called it a huge deal and one of the largest investments ever in...