Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan, on April 7, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan, on April 7, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan, on April 7, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg

US-China tech war: supercomputer sanctions on China begin to bite as Taiwan’s TSMC said to suspend chip orders

  • TSMC said to be no longer accepting new orders from Phytium, one of seven Chinese entities involved in supercomputing blacklisted by the US last week
  • The blacklist could hurt China’s supercomputer efforts, but experts say it might not have much impact on military technology, a main concern of the US

Topic |   US-China relations
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan, on April 7, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan, on April 7, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan, on April 7, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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