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China Seeking to Construct Its Own Uncrackable Smartphones

Beijing and leading Chinese tech firms are collaborating to build a secure smartphone for government officials that rely on domestically built operating system and processor chip, according to reports. The move is part of China's effort to construct its own uncrackable smartphones in an attempt to evade U.S. surveillance programs. While currently lagging in microchip developments, China has been making aggressive moves in recent months to catch up. Earlier this year, the state-owned Chinese chipmaker Tsinghua Unigroup reportedly made a $23 billion bid to acquire U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology.

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