Alibaba’s Chip Success Risks Drawing Unwanted U.S. Attention
MIN READOct 22, 2021 | 17:26 GMT
Visitors look at Alibaba's new servers at the company's annual cloud computing conference in Hangzhou, China, on Oct. 19, 2021.
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Alibaba’s new server chip will help expand the Chinese e-commerce giant’s domestic and global cloud computing business. But it also marks a notable step forward in China’s greater drive for a self-sufficient semiconductor industry, which could place Alibaba in the United States’ crosshairs. ...