Report Points to Threatened Semiconductor Innovation




While much of the world is still talking about the deadly COVID-19 virus and all the effects of a global pandemic, the ITIF (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation) is persistently committed to spreading the word about a different kind of threat—not a health threat, but one that could stifle innovation in the U.S. technology sector and beyond. The ITIF’s latest report examines the impact of China’s mercantilist strategies on the global semiconductor industry. How worried should the tech space be about China’s efforts to, as the CSIS (Center for Strategic and Intl. Studies) puts it, “pursue semiconductor independence”? How are China’s state-directed efforts to vault into a leadership position in the semiconductor industry affecting Moore’s Law?

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