semiconductors

chinaUS Has to Out Innovate China in Long Term Technology Competition

China is seeking technological self-sufficiency and even superiority in key industries. It has concentrated military spending on advanced technologies. Its Belt and Road Initiative proposes a trillion-dollar investment program to project China’s influence across the world. What is China’s grand …

chinaChina’s Semiconductor Catchup is Critical to Future Technology Competition

Dr. Walden Rhines, Chief Executive Officer, Mentor Graphics talked about the semiconductor industry. Semiconductors are critical to global technological competition. The world-class semiconductor companies are in the USA, South Korea and Taiwan. Japan and Europe have solid semiconductor technology as …

chinaChina will spend big to fix semiconductor dependence as they imported $260 billion in chips versus $162 billion in oil

China imported US$260 billion worth of semiconductors in 2017, more than its $162 billion imports of crude oil. Chinese-made chips made up less than 20% of domestic demand in the same year, according to the China Semiconductor Industry Association. As …