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China’s Largest GPU Developer Slashes Headcount Due to U.S. Sanctions

Biren Technology has announced it will lay off a third of its staff just a week after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. stopped shipping computing GPUs to Biren due to US restrictions on China’s supercomputing sector. reportedly planned. Biren’s ability to develop software for artificial intelligence and high-performance computing applications, not just GPUs.

It’s unclear if Biren will be able to get processors from TSMC anytime soon, so the company is reportedly planning to lay off a third of its workforce. (opens in new tab) Citing sources familiar with the matter. But the job cuts will severely impact his Biren’s ability to develop future chips and software, ultimately meaning it will be significantly less competitive against AMD and Nvidia.

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