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Global Semiconductor Industry Turns Into a Free-for-All – Caixin

The rise of artificial intelligence has fuelled demand for high-capacity chips as tech firms race to deliver ‘smarter’ services and products


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The global chip shortage throughout 2021 prompted many companies to become more self-reliant. Photo: Lim Huey Teng, Reuters.

 

The global semiconductor industry is getting increasingly crowded as newcomers pour in from all fronts seeking to gain a foothold in advanced chips to power new technologies.

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has fueled demand for high-capacity chips as tech companies and device makers race to deliver smarter services and products. The global chip shortage throughout 2021 prompted many of them to rely more on themselves.

Read the full report: Caixin Global.

 

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Kevin Hamlin

Kevin Hamlin is a financial journalist with more than 40 years of experience covering Asia. Before joining Asia Financial, Kevin worked for Bloomberg News, spending 12 years as Senior China Economy Reporter in Beijing. Prior to that, he was Asia Bureau Chief of Institutional Investor for ten years.

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