Our newest season of Tech Tonic continues, with a deep dive into the semiconductor trade and Taiwan’s distinctive place as a bastion of computer-chip expertise. James Kynge, the FT’s world China editor, appears into the unintended penalties of the race for semiconductor dominance.
We hear from Chad Duffy, a Taipei-based cybersecurity skilled who helped uncover a significant hack on Taiwanese semiconductor producers. James talks to Dan Wang, an analyst with the Shanghai-based Gavekal Dragonomics, about China’s chip technique, and Stephen Orlins, a uncommon dissenting voice in Washington who questions the efficacy of a US blacklist of Chinese language tech firms determined for US-designed chips. Plus, Annie Ting-Fang and Lauly Li, who cowl the semiconductor trade for Nikkei Asia, give us the within observe on how China has been scooping up Taiwanese semiconductor engineers.
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Introduced by James Kynge. Edwin Lane is senior producer. Josh Gabert-Doyon is producer. Manuela Saragosa is govt producer. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with authentic music from Metaphor Music. The FT’s head of audio is Cheryl Brumley.
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