Samsung to team up with Chinese to build logical chips
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Increase logic-chip sales

Samsung Electronics is considering partnering with Chinese semiconductor companies to increase its sales and market share in the less-volatile and more profitable logic-chip business.

China using Beidou to track people
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Thursday, 05 May 2016 14:02

China using Beidou to track people


Taiwan government warns employees not to use it

The Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology is warning government employees to avoid using phones that use China's GPS system Beidou to prevent ‘targeted attacks’

India tells Apple to go away
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 10:40

India tells Apple to go away


As one market shuts, another market closes

Apple's bid to replace its Chinese market with India has received a swift kick in the nadgers from the Indian government.

Icahn  dumps Apple
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Friday, 29 April 2016 09:22

Icahn dumps Apple


China could really mess the company up

Billionaire activist investor and Apple cheerleader Carl Icahn has dumped his entire stake in Apple because he thinks the writing is on the wall for the tech company.

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86
Published in Processors
Thursday, 28 April 2016 15:43

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86


Lisa Su, AMD's CEO confirms

Ever since AMD announced a Chinesejoint joint server venture, people have been asking around to get a bit more details. Now AMD's CEO has confirmed the technology involved is both x86 and ARM.

Chinese to deploy Daleks as police
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Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:07

Chinese to deploy Daleks as police


What could possibly go wrong?

The Chinese National Defense University has been showing off its first police robot which looks a lot like one of Dr Who’s Daleks with its plunger taken away.

Apple grinding to a halt
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Wednesday, 27 April 2016 13:39

Apple grinding to a halt


Bottom end hit by lack of ideas

Apple has begun its slow death march to oblivion as it is unable to come up with the new products which gave it its innovative image – yesterday Apple posted its first-ever decline in iPhone sales and its first revenue drop in 13 years.

Apple entertainment booted out of China
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Monday, 25 April 2016 12:13

Apple entertainment booted out of China


We already have a nice walled garden thanks

It looks like Apple's hopes to make up some of the cash it is losing to slumping smartphone sales by getting into the entertainment business have been thwarted by Chinese censors.

Chinese restaurants fire robot staff
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Monday, 11 April 2016 12:11

Chinese restaurants fire robot staff


Here I am, a brain the size of a planet, and they want me to serve fries.

Three Chinese restaurants in Guangzhou have been forced to fire all of their robot staff because they were about as useful as a chocolate teapot.

Best year in the last seven for Huawei
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Friday, 01 April 2016 09:55

Best year in the last seven for Huawei


Who needs the US markets when you have Chinese 4G adoption

China's Huawei posted its biggest annual revenue growth since 2008, thanks mostly to China's adoption of fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology.