Global shortage in computer chips 'reaches crisis point'

Consumer price rises loom while dearth of semiconductors slow production from Samsung to FordFord recently cancelled shifts at two car plants and said profits could be hit by $1bn to $2.5bn due to chip shortages. Photograph: Krystian Nawrocki/Getty Im…

Suez Canal, Ships stuck in 'traffic jam' as salvage efforts continue

image copyright EPAimage captionMore than 230 ships are waiting to enter the Suez Canal, through which all navigation has been suspendedThe blockage of Egypts Suez canal by a giant container ship is causing a "traffic jam" in the Red Sea, ac…

A Smaller, More Powerful Single Board Computer - Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 Launched

Everyones impression of Raspberry Pi is that its size is as small as a credit card-sized, but in fact, there are two other forms: Zero and Compute Module, and amount them, the Compute Module has hardware performance close to the original Raspberry Pi,…

Reopening Wave Sweeps Europe, Are You Ready For This?

Good news on reopening dates for events has been coming out of Europe over the past week, with Switzerland moving to allow events for more than 1,000 from 1 September.

8 Best Arduino Starter Kits For Beginners

Arduino is the largest open-source hardware platform in the world that provides unlimited possibilities that can be achieved using microcontroller-based products. Therefore, Arduino starter kit is a perfect way to dive into electronics and programming…

Importing into Europe? The VAT rules you need to know

If your company is importing goods into the European Union (‘EU’), then it will face some complex and varying rules on VAT compliance and charging. This will depend on: the type of goods; the countries involved and their local rules; the countries i