Allen Wu, who recently served as executive chairman and chief executive of Arm Technology (China), is seen speaking about the company’s artificial intelligence platform, Zhouyi, during the 5th World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: Simon Song Allen Wu, who recently served as executive chairman and chief executive of Arm Technology (China), is seen speaking about the company’s artificial intelligence platform, Zhouyi, during the 5th World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: Simon Song
Allen Wu, who recently served as executive chairman and chief executive of Arm Technology (China), is seen speaking about the company’s artificial intelligence platform, Zhouyi, during the 5th World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: Simon Song

SoftBank chip tech firm Arm says China joint venture CEO fired for ‘serious irregularities’

  • The controversy comes at a sensitive time for British firm Arm amid an escalating clash between the US and China over technology leadership
  • Arm continues to supply technology to Huawei, which runs chip design unit HiSilicon

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Allen Wu, who recently served as executive chairman and chief executive of Arm Technology (China), is seen speaking about the company’s artificial intelligence platform, Zhouyi, during the 5th World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: Simon Song Allen Wu, who recently served as executive chairman and chief executive of Arm Technology (China), is seen speaking about the company’s artificial intelligence platform, Zhouyi, during the 5th World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: Simon Song
Allen Wu, who recently served as executive chairman and chief executive of Arm Technology (China), is seen speaking about the company’s artificial intelligence platform, Zhouyi, during the 5th World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: Simon Song
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