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JUST IN: China Takes Action Against American Computer Chip Giants

China seems to be responding to posturing by U.S. lawmakers by fighting fire with fire.

According to the latest reports, the Chinese Communist Party has issued new guidelines for computer microprocessors in the country.

The government of China has announced a shift away from American microprocessing giants Intel and AMD in favor of using local Chinese manufacturers of CPUs.

In my opinion, there is nothing wrong with this policy. China has every prerogative not to use American chips in its computing, and we have every right not to use Chinese components in our computing products.

America should be for the Americans and American interests, and China should be for the Chinese and China’s interests—all without going to war, of course. Multiple outlets confirmed:

Zero Hedge explained:

Among the 18 approved processors were chips from Huawei and state-backed group Phytium.

Both are on Washington’s export blacklist.

Chinese processor makers are using a mixture of chip architectures including Intel’s x86, Arm and homegrown ones, while operating systems are derived from open-source Linux software.

“US sanctions stopped sales of advanced chips to China, so they quickly developed their own technology,” one social media page wrote in response to the news.

Fox Business added:

The new procurement guidance also looks to bring an end to the use of Microsoft’s Windows operating system as well as foreign-made database software on Chinese government devices in favor of domestic options, the report said.


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