Chip wars: China, America and silicon supremacy @TheEconomist

Chip wars: China, America and silicon supremacy

Via the Economist, their article’s premise is “America cannot afford to ignore China’s semiconductor ambitions. It cannot simply tame them, either.”

Neither country’s interests are about to change. America has legitimate concerns about the national-security implications of being dependent on Chinese chips and vulnerable to Chinese hacking. China’s pretensions to being a superpower will look hollow as long as America can throttle its firms at will. China is destined to try to catch up; America is determined to stay ahead.

Read the whole article here.


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