Donald Trump attacks Apple
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 12:33

Donald Trump attacks Apple


Build your gear in America dammit!

Comedy presidential option Donald Trump has angered the Tame Apple Press by daring to suggest that if he was elected Apple would be forced to make its products in the US.

Iphone sales drying up
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 December 2015 12:09

Iphone sales drying up


Apple orders less from suppliers

While the Tame Apple Press is writing yearly reviews which claim that Jobs’ Mob cleaned everyone’s clock this year, it appears that sales of its only remaining “growing” product is slumping.

Xiaomi might miss sales targets
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 17 December 2015 13:51

Xiaomi might miss sales targets


Still did pretty well

Xiaomi chairman Lei Jun’s prediction of his company selling 80 million to 100 million smartphones in 2015 might not be coming about after all.

TSMC wants 12 inch wafer factory in China
Published in Processors
Monday, 07 December 2015 10:47

TSMC wants 12 inch wafer factory in China


16nm plans

TSMC has asked the Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs to allow it to invest in a wholly-owned 12-inch wafer manufacturing facility and a design service centre in Nanjing, China.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors
Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:14

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM


All thanks to government cash

ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.

Chinese site leaks Broadwell-E details
Published in Processors
Monday, 16 November 2015 10:28

Chinese site leaks Broadwell-E details


One more SKU than Haswell-E

A Chinese website has leaked details about Broadwell-E which sounds pretty plausible.

Qualcomm optimistic it can sort out China Crisis
Published in Processors


Wants to jump on record growth

Qualcomm has said that it is optimistic about China despite the fact that it is having problems flogging licences in the country.

Qualcomm is in trouble
Published in Processors
Monday, 09 November 2015 13:52

Qualcomm is in trouble


Sinking as Mediatek grows  

Last week’s Qualcomm results confirmed what Wall Street had suspected for a while – Qualcomm is in trouble.

China to get aggressive on chipmaking
Published in Processors
Monday, 09 November 2015 10:58

China to get aggressive on chipmaking


Battle Chipzilla and other monsters


The Chinese government appears to be keen to create its own chipmaking giant to battle Chipzilla and the Taiwanese and Japanese monsters.

Intel dumps a pile of cash in China
Published in News
Thursday, 05 November 2015 12:01

Intel dumps a pile of cash in China


Targeted building up of Chinese firms

Intel Capital is putting a ton of cash into Chinese businesses in a move that will get it onside with the Chinese government.