US spooks claim Huawei is funded by Chinese intelligence
Published in News


Still no proof

US intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security.

China’s IC foundries sitting idle
Published in News
Friday, 12 April 2019 12:37

China’s IC foundries sitting idle


And more capacity is expected to make matters worse

The Chinese IC foundry is suffering from a bad case of idle capacity, and things are expected to get worse when more 12- and 8-inch fabs are set to come online.

China smartphone sales fall
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:34

China smartphone sales fall


Along with hope for Apple

Any hope that overpriced smartphones will make any impact in China have been dashed.

Autotalks passes Chinese C-V2X field test
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:27

Autotalks passes Chinese C-V2X field test


Transmits over 1.5 km

Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication outfit Autotalks thinks it might have a foot in the door in China after the successful completion of the C-V2X field test with an unnamed Chinese technology giant.

Apple lower prices in China again
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 11:40

Apple lower prices in China again


Lower taxes

The fruity cargo cult Apple lowered prices for its products in China on Monday not as an admission that it was overpriced, but because a cut in the country’s value-added tax (VAT) rate came into effect.

Google execs ponder censored search in China
Published in News


Shush its is secret

Google executives are conducting a secret internal assessment of work on a censored search engine for China.

Samsung sings of Chinese tasty green shoots of recovery
Published in Mobiles


The smartphone business is picking up

Samsung said it is starting to see the “green shoots of recovery” in its Chinese smartphone business.

China dismisses US security claims
Published in News
Monday, 18 March 2019 12:47

China dismisses US security claims

 
… As EU negotiates for better access

China has dismissed US security claims against its telecoms equipment maker Huawei as groundless and “abnormal”.

US falling behind on smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 March 2019 12:34

US falling behind on smartphones


Apple/Samsung dependant US is snubbed by the cool tech

One of the take-outs from this year’s Mobile World Congress was a noticeable lack of development from US smartphone companies.

Chinese slash costs of iPhones again
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 12:48

Chinese slash costs of iPhones again


Still too expensive

Chinese retailers, desperate to offload overpriced iPhones, have slashed the price on the technological turkeys for a second time.