China to get aggressive on chipmaking
Published in Processors


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


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.

EQT flogs Vertu to mysterious security outfit
Published in Mobiles


Secret phone for a price 

The Bentley of phone makers Vertu has been flogged to a mysterious Hong Kong security firm by its Swedish private equity group EQT.

Chinese Tablet makers turn production lines to notebooks
Published in Mobiles


Fad has passed


The Chinese white box tablet makers have decided that there is no more mileage in the so called game changing tablet technology.

Early China launch saved Apple's figures
Published in News


Analysts worried about cracks in the dam

Despite doing its best to spin yesterday’s results, the Fruity cargo cult Apple’s figures are starting to show signs that the outfit is unable to maintain its record growth.

China’s IoT market will grow faster than others
Published in Wearables


Analyst claims $41 billion by 2020

China's Internet of Things (IoT) services revenues will grow faster than anywhere else in the world, according to beancounters working at ABI Research.

Samsung wants huge sales in batteries
Published in News


Juicing up the bottom line

Samsung has just built a battery plant in China as part of its cunning plan to add a billion onto its sales figures to make up for falling smartphone sales.

Intel gets into Memory
Published in Memory
21 October 2015

Intel gets into Memory


Converts its China plant

Intel wants to step up its involvement in the memory market by converting one of its Chinese plants to make memory chips.

Outlook still bleak for Biggish Blue
Published in News


Still not making money

IBM has been selling the family silver but still can’t buy itself out of trouble as its cloud business has not picked up yet.

IBM allowing Chinese government to look at source code
Published in News


Nothing to hide

Biggish Blue is hoping to get the Chinese government onside by showing it its source code.