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China chip imports drop 12.4% year-on-year in September, govt data

Chip imports into China fell 12.4% year-on-year in September, government data showed

Achieving self-sufficiency for China’s chip industry remains a key political priority for Beijing as Washington continues to focus on China’s semiconductor sector China’s chip imports fell 12.4% in September, according to official customs data released on Monday, continuing a decline due to tensions with the United States and persistent chip shortages. The country imported 47.6 …

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How the U.S. will decide who to punish with China tech curbs

How the US decides who to punish with China’s tech restrictions

The new US rules define supercomputers broadly in terms of computing power in a defined space Deciding who will be hurt by the new US curbs to sell technology to China will come down in part to what constitutes a “supercomputer”, experts told Reuters. Around the world, the semiconductor industry began grappling on Friday with …

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China lashes out at latest U.S. export controls on chips

China implements latest US chip export controls

The US said the export controls were added as part of an ongoing effort to protect US national security and foreign policy interests. China on Saturday criticized the latest US decision to tighten export controls that would make it harder for China to source and manufacture advanced computer chips, calling it a violation of international …

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Samsung, SK Hynix to be spared brunt of China chip crackdown by U.S., say sources

Samsung, SK Hynix to be spared onslaught of US Chinese chip crackdown, sources say

China’s embassy in Washington on Thursday called the expected rules “sci-tech hegemony.” The Biden administration plans to spare SK Hynix and Samsung from an onslaught of new restrictions on memory chip makers in China aimed at thwarting Beijing’s technological ambitions and blocking its military advances, the sources said. The Commerce Department, which plans to ease …

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Google may make some Pixel phones in India after China COVID-19 disruptions

Google may manufacture some Pixel phones in India after COVID-19 disrupts supplies

The company’s decision to consider India comes amid China’s disruption due to the COVID-19 lockdown and Beijing’s growing tensions with Washington Recently, Google is becoming known not only for its search service and game store. The Silicon Valley company is now well-known for its impressive smartphones that offer high-quality cameras. Although its Pixel 6a phones …

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Between Samsung and TSMC, the Taiwanese firm controls over half of global foundry manufacturing

Between Samsung and TSMC, the Taiwanese firm controls more than half of global foundry production

Between Samsung and TSMC, the Taiwanese firm controls more than half of global foundry production When it comes to making chipsets, there’s Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung and the rest. The Taiwanese firm was running at full capacity to meet global demand for chips as the world faced a shortage of semiconductors. Among …

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India beats China to take second spot in smartwatch market in Q2: Report

Amid uncertainties such as inflation and semiconductor chip shortages, India beat China to become the second-largest smartwatch market in Q2 FY22. Global smartwatch shipments grow 13 percent year-on-year (YoY) in Q2 2022 . In a report published in Counterpoint Research, India’s smartwatch market grew by more than 300 percent year-on-year to overtake China. India’s growth …

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Baidu-developed quantum computer Qianshi is revealed in Beijing/

Chinese company Baidu has unveiled its first quantum computer called Qianshi

Chinese search engine giant Baidu Inc unveiled its first quantum computer on Thursday and is poised to make it available to outside users, joining a global race to put the technology to practical use. The quantum computer developed by Baidu, called “Qianshi”, has a 10-quantum bit (qubit) processor, Baidu said in a statement. The Beijing-based …

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Explained | Chinese tech firms under wider scrutiny in India

Explained | Chinese tech firms in India under wider scrutiny

Why were the offices of Chinese companies Vivo, Xiaomi and Oppo searched? Will these companies leave the Indian market? The story so far: After experiencing an income tax hunt, exclusion from 5G telecom trials and growing restrictions on research collaboration, sources have learned that Chinese telecom company Huawei may downsize its research and development (R&D) …

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Apple will launch the 10th generation iPad and iPad Pro with 5G support in October

Tech giant Apple is likely to launch a new entry-level iPad with a larger screen along with an update to the iPad Pro that upgrades the chip from M1 to M2. The leak claimed that the 10th generation iPad and iPad Pro will see some changes during this period, according to AppleInsider. In a Naver …

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