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The global semiconductor industry: Nations compete for chip supremacy

Semiconductors are the lifeblood of modern electronic devices, from computers and gaming consoles to cars and microwaves. As the demand for advanced devices skyrockets worldwide, the value of these crucial components has never been more apparent. However, recent years, particularly during the COVID pandemic, have seen high demand and strained supply chains for semiconductors. Governments… Read More


Chinese regulator approves fund focusing on Korean chipmakers

China’s securities regulator has approved the first Chinese mutual fund that will target major Chinese and South Korean chipmakers. The China Securities Regulatory Commission approved Huatai-request PineBridge’s for regulatory approval on August 9, according to a representative of the Huatai-PineBridge Fund Management Co.


Multiple firms looking to acquire Chinese data centre operator Vnet

Chinese data centre firm Vnet, which had a non-binding offer to acquire in April, may get a rival bid from MBK Partners and an unnamed partner.


Chinese regulator denies data strategy report to avoid US delistings

After a report appeared in The Financial Times, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) downplayed the allegations that China is planning to operate a three-tier data strategy with the aim of avoiding US delistings.


Alibaba executives called in by Chinese authorities over data breach

Police in Shanghai summoned executives from the cloud division of Alibaba after hackers successfully stole data that had information on around one billion Chinese citizens from the Shanghai police database.