Eric Schmidt, co-founder of Schmidt Futures and former CEO of Google, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 23, during a hearing on emerging technologies and their impact on national security. Photo: AP Eric Schmidt, co-founder of Schmidt Futures and former CEO of Google, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 23, during a hearing on emerging technologies and their impact on national security. Photo: AP
Eric Schmidt, co-founder of Schmidt Futures and former CEO of Google, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 23, during a hearing on emerging technologies and their impact on national security. Photo: AP
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Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt warns the US must invest in semiconductors to counter China

  • Eric Schmidt, chair of the National Security Commission on AI, says US needs to put more money into its semiconductor industry
  • China could be a few years away from becoming a world leader in technologies underpinning the multitrillion-dollar industries of the future, he said

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Eric Schmidt, co-founder of Schmidt Futures and former CEO of Google, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 23, during a hearing on emerging technologies and their impact on national security. Photo: AP Eric Schmidt, co-founder of Schmidt Futures and former CEO of Google, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 23, during a hearing on emerging technologies and their impact on national security. Photo: AP
Eric Schmidt, co-founder of Schmidt Futures and former CEO of Google, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 23, during a hearing on emerging technologies and their impact on national security. Photo: AP
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