Apple Abandons Plans to Use a Chinese Chip Supplier Following Biden’s Crackdown

Posted on AllSides October 18th, 2022
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Apple has halted work with a major Chinese chip supplier after the Biden administration’s latest sanctions on China’s tech industry. The iPhone maker has shelved plans to use memory chips made by China’s Yangtze Memory Technologies Co. (YMTC), Japan’s Nikkei Asia reported today (Oct. 17).

Apple had been working with YMTC for months to certify its 128-layer 3D NAND flash memory chip for use in iPhones. NAND flash memory chip is a common component in consumer electronics from smartphones to personal computers. YMTC chips are not currently used in Apple products. Apple...

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