China builds supercomputer without US
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:20

China builds supercomputer without US


We don't need your imperalist Xeons

China has stuck two fingers up at the US ban on it importing Intel Xeon chips, by building the world's fastest super computer based around its own home grown chips.

Apple copied Chinese design for iPhone 6
Published in Mobiles


Court ruling means it could face a ban

Apple’s Chinese troubles deepened after a court decided that it had stolen the design for the iPhone 6 from a local smartphone maker.

China shanghais the smartphone business
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:10

China shanghais the smartphone business


Goodnight US and Korea

Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 11:31

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards


Chang worried about Intellectual Property theft

While Taiwan should welcome Chinese investors into the island's protected chip sector, they should not be allowed to become directors so that prized intellectual property is not nicked, claims TSMC.

Nadella heads to China to talk about monopoly
Published in News


We have two hotels on Tiananmen Square

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella is in Beijing this week to head off some possible problems with China's anti-trust investigation.

Qualcomm gears up to make custom chinese chips
Published in Processors


The way to hop over the Great Wall

Qualcomm is preparing to produce its own custom chips for the Chinese market in a move to get around its problems with manufacturers and the government.

AMD’s Macau, China event NDA gets lifted June 29th
Published in Graphics


Information from Macau, China briefing arrives just before start of Q3

Over the past few days, a handful of staff writers, editors, analysts and industry professionals were fortunate enough to receive invitations to AMD’s 3-day Polaris event in Macau, China, including our very own editor-in-chief. The event is scheduled to take place between May 26th and May 29th, with a Polaris Tech Day that just took place behind a non-disclosure agreement for the press.

Paperlike creates a big screen to read with
Published in Notebooks


Secondary desktop display

An outfit called Paperlike has built a 13.3 inch e-ink screen which seems rather a good idea for a secondary screen for your PC.

Apple shares in free fall
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:14

Apple shares in free fall


Investors wake up

Apple shares are continuing to fall as more investors realise that the share price is not going to go up any more.

China smartphone sales fall five percent
Published in Mobiles


Latest Strategy Analytics figures

The size of China's smartphone melt-down is surprisingly small, if the latest figures from Strategy Analytics are to be believed.