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As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its ‘silicon shield’

hong kong CNN — Semiconductor giant TSMC was feted this week by US President Joe Biden and Apple CEO Tim Cook at a ceremony to unveil its $40 billion manufacturing site in Arizona – a huge investment designed to help secure America’s supply of the most advanced chips. But back in Taiwan, there is deep …

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As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its ‘silicon shield’

hong kong CNN — Semiconductor giant TSMC was feted this week by US President Joe Biden and Apple CEO Tim Cook at a ceremony to unveil its $40 billion manufacturing site in Arizona – a huge investment designed to help secure America’s supply of the most advanced chips. But back in Taiwan, there is deep …

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TSMC boosts investment in Arizona chipmaking to $40 billion ahead of Biden visit

New York CNN Business — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is increasing its investment in the United States, announcing on Tuesday that it is building a second semiconductor factory in Arizona and raising its investment there from $12 billion to $40 billion. The move marks one of the “largest foreign direct investments in U.S. history,” according …

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The Nexperia and Elmos cases show how the US-China chip war is spreading to Europe

hong kong CNN Business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West about China’s potential control over critical infrastructure. Last week the new owner of Britain’s biggest chipmaker was ordered to reverse its takeover, just days after another chip factory sale …

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