Both Siemens and Motorola have confirmed they are to build a chip manufacturing plant in Dresden which will produce 12 inch wafers.
The companies chose Dresden - formerly in East Germany - because it receives Federal German Republic funding and has a prestigious university nearby.
Microprocessor manufacturer Advanced Microprocessor Devices (AMD) is also building an advanced fabrication plant nearby.
The plant will produce memory, giving the lie to recent reports that that market is drying up.
IBM and Technical University of Munich team demonstrate how Shor's algorithm, which can't be cracked by conventional computers, can be solved quickly with quantum computing
Hubble Space Telescope finds superflares from young red dwarfs could strip away planetary atmosphere
Younger stars are 100 to 1,000 times more energetic than when they're older
Two of the big four supermarkets will use the system to control sales of restricted products
PUBG news and updates: November's Update #23 to bring new Skorpion pistol and changes to blue zone visibility
Genuinely useful side-arm coming to PUBG in Update #23