Global Chip Shortage Threatens Production of Laptops, Smartphones and More


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I now expect a surplus of chips, and a lack of the other things (plastic, logistics) in a year...
 

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The chairpersons and leaders of Samsung has always been called Lee and are male I assume. Samsung is a South Korean company so there's much less shenanigans than even somewhere like Taiwan involved, and as far as I know their leaders don't tend to do to jail time.

I don't know how many factories in the US there are that make use of microprocessors and could use Samsung parts, but presumably that's the plan, in case TSMC goes tits up because Taiwan gets invaded, and China for some reason I can't see yet decide to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs and restrict the sale of manufactures phones and things to the west.

Edit: The post I was replying to (but not quoting, more fool me) has been deleted.
 
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I think I was mixing people. I kind of remember some Asian (female?) executive being arrested in America but it's not this case.
 

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