They are cheaper and better, and we can't compete so they are "insecure"
The US President, Joe Biden, is trying to stop cheap and cheerful Chinese smart cars from coming to America. The US government says it is looking into the "security implications" of letting China sell its intelligent cars, claiming that it can collect data about the drivers.
Cuts down the CUDA cores but leaves it with 24GB of GDDR6X memory
As rumored and expected, Nvidia has now officially launched the Geforce RTX 4090D in China. The new RTX 4090D has slightly fewer CUDA cores and fewer Tensor cores but still packs 24GB of GDDR6X memory on a 384-bit memory interface.
Worried about legacy chips now
The US has announced a probe into how its firms buy Chinese-made chips, under the unproven claim that they could pose a danger to national security.
That is AI and not water
Nvidia has told Chinese customers is delaying the launch of a new AI chip which it designed to comply with US export rules until the first quarter of next year.
Stockpiles kept China safe for a long time
The US-China chip ban failed because the Chinese stockpiled enough chips to keep them going until they could create them locally.
Bad news for the US
Just as we predicted the US embargo against supplying chips to China has backfired and now Middle Kingdom companies are buying locally.
Huawei and Tencent account for six of the top 10
China's presence is growing in cybersecurity technology, with companies such as Huawei and Tencent accounting for six of the top 10 global patent holdings in the sector.
Do the right thing
Blacklisted Yangtze Memory Technologies Co has asked its suppliers to buy back the chips and equipment it is forbidden to use.
They are even on a list
While the US government is increasingly paranoid about Chinese hardware containing spyware, the US military does not appear to have gotten the memo.
Returning to the cold war
The subsea cable market is in danger of dividing into eastern and western blocs as the US is putting pressure on companies to avoid Chinese ties.