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
Published in News


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.

Chinese investigate iPhone fails
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 16:26

Chinese investigate iPhone fails

They just turn themselves off

A consumer body has asked Apple to clarify why a large number of uPhone6 and iPhone 6s phones switch themselves off and can’t be switched on again.

China grabs Trump by the Apples
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 11:37

China grabs Trump by the Apples


Jobs' Mob will suffer in any trade war 

The Chinese government has threatened to ban iPhones and US cars from China if 'naive' Donald Trump starts a trade war with the glorious People’s Republic.

US asks China to play nice in chip market
Published in Processors
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:25

US asks China to play nice in chip market


Or we will take our ball back

The US government is asking the Chinese to “play nice” in the chip market after fears that the nation might be getting close to technology spurt which will eclipse the “Land of the Fee”.

Globalfoundries China 12 inch fab stalled
Published in Processors
Friday, 21 October 2016 11:44

Globalfoundries China 12 inch fab stalled


Chinese government says no

The Chinese government has stepped in to put a Globalfoundries joint venture 12-inch fab project on ice.

China to produce 3D NAND chips
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 13:58

China to produce 3D NAND chips


Ready for next year

The Chinese will be switching on their first 12-inch fab and churning out NAND flash and DRAM memory at the end of 2016.

Tame Apple Press fabricates another Samsung scare story
Published in Mobiles


Creating a fake China crisis

Samsung is not being allowed to get off the hook for its battery woes on the Samsung Note 7 and now it is pretty clear that the Tame Apple Press has resorted to “making stuff up.”

iPhone 7 fails to wow China
Published in News
Friday, 16 September 2016 12:16

iPhone 7 fails to wow China


We thought this might be the case

It  look like Apple marketing might convince Americans to renew their phone but even the Tame Apple Press admits that Jobs’ Mob is not having much luck convincing the Chinese.

China churning out wearables
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 13:35

China churning out wearables


Increase of 13.2 percent

Beancounters from IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that China shipped 9.54 million wearable devices in the second quarter of 2016.