US President Joe Biden touring an IBM facility on Thursday in Poughkeepsie, New York, with IBM chief executive Arvind Krishna (left).  On Friday the US Commerce Department announced new restrictions on sales of advanced technology to Chinese firms. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden touring an IBM facility on Thursday in Poughkeepsie, New York, with IBM chief executive Arvind Krishna (left). On Friday the US Commerce Department announced new restrictions on sales of advanced technology to Chinese firms. Photo: AP

Tech war: Washington takes new steps to frustrate China, advance US chip-making

  • US Commerce Department imposes restrictions on dozens more Chinese companies and institutions to impede their ability to obtain core US technologies
  • ‘We are updating our policies today to make sure we’re addressing the challenges posed by the PRC,’ a department official says

US President Joe Biden touring an IBM facility on Thursday in Poughkeepsie, New York, with IBM chief executive Arvind Krishna (left).  On Friday the US Commerce Department announced new restrictions on sales of advanced technology to Chinese firms. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden touring an IBM facility on Thursday in Poughkeepsie, New York, with IBM chief executive Arvind Krishna (left). On Friday the US Commerce Department announced new restrictions on sales of advanced technology to Chinese firms. Photo: AP
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