From Associated Press: “Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp., a leading Chinese computer chip maker, plans to begin supplying chips using 90-nanometer technology to major clients such as Texas Instruments Inc. beginning next year, the companies said Friday.
The plan marks a breakthrough in China’s acquisition of advanced technology. Beijing has long sought to nurture domestic semiconductor makers and reduce the country’s once total dependence on imported chips for its own electronics industry. ”
The full article is here on Forbes.