Semiconductors

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China Wants a Close Relationship with South Korea, amidst Pressure from U.S. on Tech

During a recent visit to South Korea, a top Chinese legislator reiterated his hope for strengthening the bilateral relationship, especially in high-tech and supply chains.  So far the rhetoric on both sides has been positive, but whether anything concrete will materialize remains to be seen as South Korea is under

Apple To Use Some YMTC Chips, U.S. Lawmakers Issue Warnings

Recent news reports indicate that Apple will be using some chips from Chinese company Yangtze Memory Technologies Corporation (YMTC) for its new iPhone, leading to criticism from U.S. lawmakers.

Raimondo Spells Out China "Guardrails" on CHIPS Act Funding

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo offered some comments yesterday on the implementation of the CHIPS Act's subsidies to semiconductor companies and how restrictions on investing in China might be applied.

Chinese Leaders Call for "New National System" to Boost Technology Development

During a speech today, Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed a nationwide effort to make breakthroughs in key technologies.

U.S. Government Imposes New Export Restrictions on Advanced Graphics Chips

The U.S. government crackdown on the export of advanced technology to China continues, with new actions on a specific type of semiconductor produced by U.S. chipmakers NVIDIA and AMD.

CFIUS Approves Chinese-Linked Acquisition of U.S.-based Semiconductor IP Developer

A Toronto and London-based company with ties to China that licenses its technology to chipmakers received regulatory clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to acquire a U.S.-based semiconductor IP developer.

UK Blocks Hong Kong Company's Takeover of Electronic Design Firm

Last week, the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Kwasi Kwarteng, issued an order that prevents the acquisition of a UK electronic design firm by a Hong Kong company, on the basis that it "is necessary and proportionate to mitigate the risk to national security."
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