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  • Applied Materials Faces U.S. Criminal Investigation for Suspected Export Violations to China

    The United States’ premier semiconductor equipment manufacturer, Applied Materials, is currently the subject of a U.S. Justice Department investigation. They are under scrutiny for alleged violations of export restrictions related to shipments to China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), the nation’s leading chipmaker. This inquiry revolves around accusations of evading export licenses, leading to a…