Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight is seen at the Chinese National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi in October 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight is seen at the Chinese National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi in October 2018. Photo: Xinhua

US blacklists seven Chinese supercomputer centres over weapons concerns

  • The Commerce Department says Beijing’s growing efforts in the field could have military uses that pose dangers
  • Those put on the entity list include Wuxi’s National Supercomputing Centre, home to the Sunway TaihuLight, considered the world’s fastest when it was launched in 2016

Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight is seen at the Chinese National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi in October 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight is seen at the Chinese National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi in October 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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