China cracks down on internet news
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No original reporting, thank you so much

Online companies in mainland China have been ordered to put a halt to writing news that isn’t sanctioned by the government.

China backs the Imperialist publishers
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Bans ad-blocker plus

The Chinese authorities, which are not famous for Kowtowing to big business appear to have surrendered to the demands of the western publishers and blocked Ad-block plus.

Qualcomm sues Meizu
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Other players might also face the wrath of its mighty briefs

Qualcomm has sued the Chinese smartphone vendor Meizu for infringing its patents and reports from China suggest that Oppo and Vivo might also be dragged into court.

Tame Apple Press attacks Chinese phone maker
Published in Mobiles


How dare you say you invented the rounded rectangle?

The Tame Apple Press is incandescent with rage at the antics of the Chinese phone maker which won a patent case against the fruity cargo cult.

IBM promises 200 petaflop supercomputer
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Need to beat the Chinese

The US is clearly embarrassed the Chinese Sunway TiahuLight system is leading the supercomputer arms race. Now the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory has announced that is having a new IBM system, named Summit, delivered in early 2018 that will now be capable of 200 peak petaflops.

China builds supercomputer without US
Published in Processors


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
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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
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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
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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.