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How the global computer chip shortage happened

It's not an overstatement to say that semiconductors power the modern world. They're not only a key component of nearly every electronic device we buy and use — they also power the factories that make the electronic devices we buy and use. And now, there aren't enough of them getting made. Here's how the global semiconductor chip shortage got so bad, and what's being done to fix it.
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