The world is dangerously dependent on Taiwan for semiconductors

//The world is dangerously dependent on Taiwan for semiconductors

The world is dangerously dependent on Taiwan for semiconductors

As China pushes the world to avoid official dealings with Taiwan, leaders across the globe are realising just how dependent they have become on the island.Taiwan, which China regards as a province, is being courted for its capacity to make leading-edge chips. That is mostly down to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world’s largest foundry and go-to producer of chips for Apple’s smartphones, artificial intelligence and high-performance computing.Taiwan’s role in the world economy…

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By | 2021-01-26T19:00:11+00:00 January 26th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on The world is dangerously dependent on Taiwan for semiconductors