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  • Writer's pictureBy The Financial District

China Bans Use Of Intel And AMD In Government Computers

China has introduced guidelines to phase out US microprocessors from Intel and AMD from government personal computers and servers, as reported by the Financial Times.


Apart from targeting Intel and AMD, the procurement guidance also aims to sideline Microsoft's Windows operating system and foreign-made database software in favor of domestic options. I Photo: AMD Facebook



The procurement guidance also aims to sideline Microsoft's Windows operating system and foreign-made database software in favor of domestic options.


Government agencies above the township level have been instructed to include criteria requiring "safe and reliable" processors and operating systems when making purchases, the newspaper reported.


All the news: Business man in suit and tie smiling and reading a newspaper near the financial district.

China's industry ministry issued a statement in late December with three separate lists of CPUs, operating systems, and centralized databases deemed "safe and reliable" for three years after the publication date, all from Chinese companies, as reported by Akanksha Khushi for Reuters.


Business: Business men in suite and tie in a work meeting in the office located in the financial district.

The US has been striving to enhance domestic semiconductor output and reduce reliance on China and Taiwan with the Biden administration's 2022 CHIPS and Science Act.




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