Micron takes a hit in the U.S.-China tech war, Neeva gives up on search (and is acquired by Snowflake), and Uber and Waymo finally partner up.
An Interview with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon
An interview with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon about his history at the company, why Qualcomm is more than a mobile company, and why semiconductors are the future.
An Interview with Gregory C. Allen About China’s Chip Ban Response
An interview with Gregory C. Allen about Japan and Netherlands joining the chip ban, whether this path was avoidable, and what China is going to do next.
An Interview with Chip War Author Chris Miller
An Interview with Chip War author Chris Miller about why the U.S. succeeded in chips when the USSR didn’t, globalization and the importance of Taiwan and South Korea, and China’s prospects post chip ban.
An Interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang About AI’s iPhone Moment
An interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang about the impact of ChatGPT, Nvidia’s new cloud service, and how Nvidia is adapting to new geopolitical and competitive realities.
Twitter Timelines, Azure and OpenAI, Apple and China
Introducing the Greatest Of All Talk, a new addition to the Stratechery Plus bundle. Then, more on Twitter and Microsoft/OpenAI, plus the Financial Times covers Apple and China.
Twitter’s Link Ban, Network Portability, China and the Trailing Edge
Twitter’s link ban is not a new tactic to the company, or the industry, and shows where regulation goes wrong. Then, China doubles down on trailing edge semiconductor capacity.
An Interview with Gregory C. Allen About the Past, Present, and Future of the China Chip Ban
An interview with Gregory C. Allen about the Biden administrations China chip export controls, plus the broader historical context of U.S.-China relations, the history of Silicon Valley and the U.S. military, and the factors that drove the globalization of chips in the first place
Nvidia Earnings and Inventory, Nvidia and China, Nvidia and Public Clouds
Understanding Nvidia’s earnings, including its exploding inventory, China prospects, and public cloud partnerships
China Chip Ban Clarifications; Nvidia’s A800; China, Intel, and Tower
The clarifications of the China Chip Ban were in-line with expectations, and Nvidia’s workaround is similarly unsurprising. China’s means of retaliation, though, may hit Intel.