Consolidation vs. Innovation in the Global Semiconductor Industry As China Ramps Up
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2Ian King, “Intel Spends $1.5 Billion to Boost China Market Access,” BloombergBusiness, September 26, 2014.
3“Tsinghua’s Latest Deal Adds Chairman of Micron Venture,” Bloomberg News, October 15, 2015.
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Fabless manufacturing is the design and sale of hardware devices and semiconductor chips while outsourcing the fabrication or "fab" of the devices to a specialized manufacturer called a semiconductor foundry.
Flash– Flash memory is a type of non-volatile computer memory that can be erased and reprogrammed.
An integrated circuit is a semiconductor device that includes many transistors and electrical circuits.
Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. Machine learning focuses on the development of computer programs that can teach themselves to grow and change when exposed to new data.
Moore’s Law in its simplest form states that processor speeds, or overall processing power for computers, will double about every two years.
A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals and electrical power.
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