Semiconductor chaos in Malaysia causing global ripples

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 4:13pm

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Semiconductors are essential to modern life. These micro-chips are as important to electronics as neurons are to human brains — and without them, none of our gadgets would work. But there’s currently a bit of chaos in one part of the semiconductor supply chain in Malaysia. The World’s Patrick Winn reports that this is having ripple effects into the US and across the globe.