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China's Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in semiconductor designer

16 Jul 2019

SHANGHAI China's Xiaomi Corp has taken a stake of roughly 6% in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings Co Ltd, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as central to driving innovation.

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-China's Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in semiconductor designer

16 Jul 2019

SHANGHAI, July 15 China's Xiaomi Corp has taken a stake of roughly 6% in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings Co Ltd, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as central to driving innovation.

Chinese police arrest man who allegedly poured water over Baidu CEO's head

04 Jul 2019

SHANGHAI Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at a conference, police said on Thursday.

'Difficulties on the road to AI': man pours water on Baidu chief at conference

03 Jul 2019

SHANGHAI/BEIJING A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu Inc Chief Executive Robin Li on Wednesday at the opening of an annual conference for the Chinese search giant.

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit

01 Jul 2019

SHANGHAI Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States.

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle

18 Jun 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as the e-commerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth.

RPT-ANALYSIS-China chip industry insiders voice caution on catch-up efforts

14 Jun 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, June 13 Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, effectively banning American firms from doing business with it, China's leaders have spoken boldly about achieving self-sufficiency in the critical semiconductor business.

China chip industry insiders voice caution on catch-up efforts

13 Jun 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, effectively banning American firms from doing business with it, China's leaders have spoken boldly about achieving self-sufficiency in the critical semiconductor business.

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