The trade war between the United States of America and China has racked up big time this week but, largely unnoticed, is the effect it will have on the computer industry worldwide.
It would hurt US business
An attempt by US politicians to harm Chinese trade has backfired after it emerged it would do more harm to IT companies who are dependent on China.
Wants them to come up with big exascale supercomputers
The US Department of Energy is giving AMD, Cray, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, and Nvidia more than $258 million to research and build exascale supercomputers.
The establishment knows nothing about tech
IT's answer to Hunter Thompson, John McAfee has thrown his hat into the ring as president.
Prices will drop
A new global trade pact that removes tariffs on more than 200 bits of IT gear mean cheaper prices around the world.
Key to the development of data centres
Looks like IT is not on cost cutting lists
And they thought they would get away with it