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August 17, 2022, 3:15 AM

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Sam Kim / Bloomberg:
TrendForce: DRAM bit growth, a key barometer for chip market demand that refers to the amount of memory produced, to rise 8.3% in 2023, the weakest on record  —  Mounting concern over semiconductor demand is sending shudders through North Asia's high-tech exporters, which historically serve …
Kathrin Hille / Financial Times:
China's SMIC producing 7nm chips is a breakthrough but experts suggest yields are low due to lacking EUV; SMIC must now decide if it wants to mass produce 7nm  —  How much time and money will SMIC sink into producing its new semiconductor at scale?  —  ADD TO MYFT
Eric Jardine / Chainalysis:
Analysis: in 2022 through July, crypto transaction volumes are lagging behind 2021; illicit volumes are down 15% YoY and legitimate volumes are down 36% YoY  —  2022 has been a tumultuous year for cryptocurrency markets, with significant price declines across all currencies in May and June.
Will Knight / Wired:
Google says it is using its most powerful large language model PaLM to help robots from Alphabet X spinout Everyday Robots understand complex human commands  —  The machine learning technique that taught notorious text generator GPT-3 to write can also help robots make sense of spoken commands.
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Amazon tells merchants using Fulfillment by Amazon to pay a fee of 35¢ per item sold in the US and Canada from October 15 to January 22, citing rising expenses  —  - Amazon is raising fulfillment fees during the holiday shopping period as the company contends with rising costs.

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