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Micron announces investment and lowered earnings (access required)

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Micron Technology announced a $40 billion investment in manufacturing on Aug. 9. In a statement, the Boise-based firm claimed it was the “largest-ever investment in U.S. memory manufacturing,” which would create “40,000 American jobs,” including “5,000 highly paid technical and ...

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Energy secretary: Nuclear is key to meeting US energy goals (access required)

The bioreactor at the Idaho National Laboratory used to conduct the metal bioleaching research.

Research at an eastern Idaho nuclear facility is key to boosting nuclear energy to meet President Joe Biden’s goals of 100% clean electricity by 2035 and net zero emissions by 2050, Energy Department Secretary Jennifer Granholm said. Granholm on Wednesday ...

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Why you should support the CHIPS Act (access required)

I’m a conservative, free trader, committed capitalist and enthusiastic supporter of the CHIPS Act. Our ASAP team has worked for the last two years crafting and generating support for this legislation. CHIPS started as, and is, a highly bipartisan issue. ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ TDS breaks ground for high-speed internet network in Magic Valley (access required)

TDS Telecommunications LLC marked the beginning of construction on its high-speed, all-fiber internet network in the Magic Valley in south-central Idaho with a groundbreaking ceremony held this week at the Twin Falls Visitor Center. The event featured executives from TDS ...

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Boise revamps bike rental system with electric assist bikes  (access required)

If you’ve been missing the Boise GreenBike system, it’s back, and better. With more support, it can be even better.  More than 200 people have signed up for memberships with Vall-eBike, a program announced in late July starting out with ...

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Semiconductor Act will be a major benefit to Idaho (access required)

The U.S. is a nation built upon innovation — American innovators pioneered essential technology foundational to our modern lives for decades. In fact, the semiconductor was first manufactured by Americans, we invented the industry but now we’re falling behind. Unless ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Boise-based CRI Advantage announces addition of cybersecurity software for businesses through new partnership (access required)

CRI Advantage has announced it will expand its cybersecurity offerings to businesses of all sizes and industries through a new partnership with Rivial Data Security. The Rivial SMO software is touted as being unique with modules that are interconnected and ...

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Energy Department selects Idaho for nuclear test reactor (access required)

Idaho has been selected as the site for a proposed nuclear test reactor that would dramatically reduce the time needed to develop nuclear fuels and components for a new generation of nuclear reactors that could help reduce global warming, the ...

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