TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 11:31

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards


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
Published in News


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.

Qualcomm gears up to make custom chinese chips
Published in Processors


The way to hop over the Great Wall

Qualcomm is preparing to produce its own custom chips for the Chinese market in a move to get around its problems with manufacturers and the government.

AMD’s Macau, China event NDA gets lifted June 29th
Published in Graphics


Information from Macau, China briefing arrives just before start of Q3

Over the past few days, a handful of staff writers, editors, analysts and industry professionals were fortunate enough to receive invitations to AMD’s 3-day Polaris event in Macau, China, including our very own editor-in-chief. The event is scheduled to take place between May 26th and May 29th, with a Polaris Tech Day that just took place behind a non-disclosure agreement for the press.

Paperlike creates a big screen to read with
Published in Notebooks


Secondary desktop display

An outfit called Paperlike has built a 13.3 inch e-ink screen which seems rather a good idea for a secondary screen for your PC.

Apple shares in free fall
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:14

Apple shares in free fall


Investors wake up

Apple shares are continuing to fall as more investors realise that the share price is not going to go up any more.

China smartphone sales fall five percent
Published in Mobiles


Latest Strategy Analytics figures

The size of China's smartphone melt-down is surprisingly small, if the latest figures from Strategy Analytics are to be believed.

Samsung to team up with Chinese to build logical chips
Published in News


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
Published in News
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.