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By Joe McDonald THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

China’s Huawei unveils chip for global big data market

BEIJING — Huawei Technologies Ltd. showed off a new processor chip for data centres and cloud computing Monday, expanding into new and growing markets despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk.

Huawei and other Chinese technology companies that rely on Western technology are stepping up efforts to develop their own.

China tops global supercomputer speed list for 7th year

BEIJING — A Chinese supercomputer has topped a list of the world’s fastest computers for the seventh straight year ‚Äî and for the first time the winner uses only Chinese-designed processors instead of U.S. technology.

The announcement Monday is a new milestone for Chinese supercomputer development and a further erosion of past U.S. dominance of the field.