TSMC has asked the Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs to allow it to invest in a wholly-owned 12-inch wafer manufacturing facility and a design service centre in Nanjing, China.
All thanks to government cash
ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.
One more SKU than Haswell-E
A Chinese website has leaked details about Broadwell-E which sounds pretty plausible.
Wants to jump on record growth
Qualcomm has said that it is optimistic about China despite the fact that it is having problems flogging licences in the country.
Sinking as Mediatek grows
Last week’s Qualcomm results confirmed what Wall Street had suspected for a while – Qualcomm is in trouble.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.