Tencent releases its new operating system
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:28

Tencent releases its new operating system


TOS+, for smartphones and smart watches

Chinese outfit Tencent has released its operating system for smartphones and smartwatches as it tries to take a slice of the mobile market behind the bamboo curtain.

Qualcomm helps the Chinese
Published in News
Monday, 27 April 2015 14:14

Qualcomm helps the Chinese


Helping to sell gear to West

US chipmaker Qualcomm is trying to establish ties with Chinese smartphone makers to help them launch their products abroad.

Iranian cyberwar is a US right wing myth
Published in News
Friday, 24 April 2015 12:50

Iranian cyberwar is a US right wing myth


Which is a female moth

Claims that Iran has been conducting a cyberwar against the United States have been greatly exaggerated by US conservatives.

Chinese chipmaker want to buy HP's datacentre ops
Published in News


Tsinghua Unigroup sets its sights

Chinese chipmaker Tsinghua Unigroup wants to buy a controlling stake of HP's 's China data-networking operations.

Open Source Github under Chinese attack
Published in News
Monday, 30 March 2015 10:34

Open Source Github under Chinese attack


Sauce fight

Open source coding site GitHub said it was fending off a days-long DoS attack that had caused intermittent outages for the social coding site.

Big Blue suits will share technology with the Chinese
Published in News


China Blue 

CEO Virginia Rometty has said that the ever shrinking Big Blue will share technology with Chinese firms and will actively help build China's industry.

Microsoft winning over China on smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 11:44

Microsoft winning over China on smartphones


Xiaomi tests Window 10

Microsoft appears to be winning more Chinese smartphone makers over to its Windows platform.

Qualcomm slapped with $975m fine in China
Published in News
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 08:34

Qualcomm slapped with $975m fine in China


Because communists despise anti-competitive practices

The Glorious People’s Republic of China has imposed a $975 million fine on Qualcomm, citing the chipmakers anti-competitive practices.

2015 may be the year of commoditised Android phones
Published in Mobiles


Opinion: Tablets were just the first step

The Android smartphone space may be on the verge of becoming highly commoditised, following in the footsteps of the Android tablet market. 

Intel eyes Chinese smartphones, custom cloud chips
Published in Processors


CFO upbeat on PC vs. tablet front

Intel CFO Stacy Smith expects the PC to continue rebounding versus tablets in 2016 and says an Intel partner is being set up to be a major force in the Chinese smartphone SoC market.