Thursday, December 1

Tag: chipsets

SMIC, the largest chipmaker in China, has lately made a development akin to Intel.
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SMIC, the largest chipmaker in China, has lately made a development akin to Intel.

U.S. sanctions designed to slow the growth of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), the largest chipmaker in China, had little chance against the company's technological advancement. SMIC has made a technological advancement that ranks it among industry titans despite being on the U.S. trade blacklist, which comes with further restrictions on the purchase of cutting-edge equipment, according to South China Morning Post. After examining a sample chip removed from a cryptocurrency mining device, Canadian research company TechInsights announced last month that SMIC had switched from the 14-nanometer to the 7-nanometer technique to create semiconductors. According to the company's follow-up report, SMIC had in fact attained "technological maturity," as evidenced by "stan...