Opinion

Biden’s action on tech supply chains is an opportunity for us

Peter Griffin
Thu, 10 Jun 2021

Pat Gelsinger, CEO of Intel.
Peter Griffin
Thu, 10 Jun 2021
For a couple of years now, the world has been facing a crunch on supply of the computer chips that drive everything from smartphones to electric cars.It started well before covid, when the Trump administration added Huawei and other Chinese high-tech companies to a black list, banning US firms from buying their computer chips and other components. Then covid-19 hit and supply chains in China and elsewhere literally ground to a halt for a few months. Both of these things have led to a chip-buying frenzy as hardware makers worldwide stockpil...

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