China's planned Exascale computer stretches the English language
Published in News


You can't really call it a super-super computer


China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, which has left the press searching for a word for what it is building.

Tsinghua expands IC plants
Published in Memory


Investing $70 billion 

China's Tsinghua Unigroup is set to put the fear of god into the chip industry by rapidly expanding its chipmaking capability.

Qualcomm fine could bring trade war
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East versus West


2017 could be the year of the trade war as the US and Far Eastern start to slug it out over technology.

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China
Published in Mobiles


And nine million bicycles in Beijing

Figures in from the Far East show that the Chinese smartphone market is hotting up.

US waves cyber saber at China
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Not quite the third world war. Yet

The United States has warned China that a law it’s about to enact could easily affect the “close relationship” the two countries have. Or had.

China hopes to poach anti-Trump tech refugees
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Huge opportunity


China is hoping to take advantage of Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump's election and boost its tech output on foreign expertise.

Apple blames the air for iPhone 6 fault
Published in Mobiles


So remove any air from your environment

The Fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple is blaming the air for a fault which causes the iPhone 6 to shut down.

Nvidia to release an updated GTX 1060
Published in Graphics


Same GPU as the 1070 and 1080


Nvidia is about to release a new card with the same GPU as the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080.

Huaxintong Semiconductor to build ARM-based server silicon
Published in Processors


Could challenge Intel

A joint venture between Qualcomm and China's Guizhou Province is to build ARM-based server silicon by licensing the ARMv-8-A architecture and generally being a pain in the bottom line for Intel.

China bans population fat shaming North Korea's lone Apple fanboy
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Bans the use of the word fat to describe Kim Jong Un

Chinese websites are banned from using the phrase "Kim Fatty the Third" to describe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.