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Tencent joins open-source chip design community RISC-V as China seeks to mitigate impact from US sanctions | Che Pan, South China Morning Post

By December 22, 2022January 4th, 2023No Comments

Tencent Holdings is the latest Chinese tech firm to join RISC-V International, the world’s largest open-source processor architecture group, as China faces growing US exports restrictions in semiconductor technologies.

The open-source RISC-V, an alternative to Intel’s proprietary X86 and the UK’s Arm architecture, has gained popularity in China as Chinese companies try to cut reliance on proprietary American technologies that are subject to long-arm US regulations.

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