Nvidia is reportedly launching three microchips specifically for China, after getting blocked by the U.S. government from selling high-end chips there.
The Star Market Daily said three chips from Nvidia for China will be announced as early as next week, according to a Reuters report.
In October, Nvidia disclosed that seven of its microchips were restricted from being exported to China. Nvidia said the licensing requirement may impact the company’s ability to complete development of products in a timely manner and support existing customers.
The move comes after Baidu
which operates a large language model called Ernie, was said to have ordered chips from Huawei instead of Nvidia, whose stock has surged this year on the back of demand for its artificial intelligence processing chips.
has rocketed 219% this year, though it’s down 7% from its highs of late August.