China’s top chipmaker says it can match Samsung on memory tech

Yangtze Memory Technologies, China’s top memory chipmaker, has announced it is now able to build chips that match the most advanced offerings of international industry leaders, though it remains to be seen if this breakthrough will translate to successful mass production. On Monday, the Chinese national champion said its 128-layer 3D NAND flash memory chip samples have been verified by the … https://s.nikkei.com/2VB73lM

Open standards, not sanctions, are America’s best weapon against Huawei

America needs a new way to deal with the Chinese telecoms giant. Its own tech industry points the way. Technology is power. Whoever controls the global digital infrastructure controls the world. That is why America is so worried about China’s rise as a technological superpower. It also explains why it is going to such lengths, even using European-style industrial policy, to rein in Huawei, … https://econ.st/2RB8QFV

MPs summon China-owned firm execs over security concerns

A leading UK-based firm will be summoned on Tuesday by MPs to answer questions over security concerns. There are concerns that the Chinese owner of Imagination Technologies has renewed efforts to transfer ownership of sensitive security software to companies controlled by China. Lawmakers worry the coronavirus crisis is diverting attention from controversial technology transfers. The fear is … https://bbc.in/3eelxAi

Why the world’s first smart highway will most likely be in China

China’s fast-paced growth has resulted in it being one of the most extremely flexible nations in terms of technological integration into existing infrastructure. With its relatively newer institutions and organizations, China can easily adapt existing infrastructure around current and potentially future technologies. Because of the rise of automated vehicles and their specific criteria, many have … https://tcrn.ch/31QTz84

Trump Effort to Keep U.S. Tech Out of China Alarms American Firms

The administration wants to protect national security by restricting the flow of technology to China. But technology companies worry it could undermine them instead. A Trump administration proposal would allow Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to block certain transactions involving technology tied to a “foreign adversary.” The Trump administration’s push to prevent China from dominating the market … https://nyti.ms/38BzJAa