SILICON | China’s design tools conundrum

(Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) The first of two articles in a series on electronic design automation tools in…


No matter how long the reprieve, Huawei still has no alternatives to US tech

The outside of one of Huawei's buildings on July 30, 2019, in Shenzhen. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) It was over…


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China’s AI chip startups – how many will survive?

Computer processors on circuit board with luminous tracks. (Image credit: Bigstock/Usis) Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent…


China's chipmakers could use RISC-V to reduce impact of US sanctions

RISC-V, the instruction-set architecture out of UC Berkeley, has been making waves in the semiconductor sector. Some…


Did AMD really give away ‘keys to the kingdom’?

(Image credit: Bigstock/viperagp) The Wall Street Journal wrote last week that US semiconductor company AMD gave away…


China's 5G edge more complicated than it appears

'5G is ON' at Huawei's massive booth at MWC Shanghai on June 26, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Jiayi Shi) 5G was the…