Apple to move a third of production out of China
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Will take 18 months

Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided to spend the next 18 months avoiding the impact of US/China tariffs by moving a third of its production out of China.

Japanese Tokyo Electron bows to US pressure to blacklist Chinese
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Even if they do not have to follow American law

Japan’s Tokyo Electron, the world’s third-biggest semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington.

China warns big tech of “dire consequences” of trade war
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Do not shift your supply chains out of China

China has formally warned big US tech companies of “dire consequences” if they shift their supply chains out of the country as part of Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s trade war.

China might play its trump card
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Thursday, 06 June 2019 11:45

China might play its trump card


Rare earths – no US electronics without it

As Donald (Prince of Orange) attempts to win his trade war with China by opening a new front against Mexico, he has forgotten that the Middle Kingdom has a trump card it can play.

Foxconn shifts 155 US jobs to Mexico
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Wednesday, 05 June 2019 12:26

Foxconn shifts 155 US jobs to Mexico


Promises to Trump appear to be slipping

After promising Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump that it would create shedloads of US jobs, Foxconn has shipped 155 US jobs to Mexico.

IEEE backs down on anti-Chinese moves
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Monday, 03 June 2019 12:29

IEEE backs down on anti-Chinese moves


Bans on Huawei lifted

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has backed down on its anti-Chinese curbs.

IEEE loses the Chinese
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Friday, 31 May 2019 12:41

IEEE loses the Chinese


It doesn’t matter, America apparently invents everything these days

Chinese boffins have had a gutsful of US anti-Chinese sentiment at the IEEE and have pulled out of the organisation.

China could replace Windows
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Wednesday, 29 May 2019 11:51

China could replace Windows


Worried about security

Beijing has decided to develop a custom operating system that will replace the Windows OS on computers used by the Chinese military.

Huawei defends Apple from wrath of Chinese
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Says it will protest against a China ban

While the fruity cargo cult Apple is worried that it could be banned from selling its expensive goods in China, it has found an unexpected ally in Huawei.

Chinese anti-Apple sentiment rising
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Thursday, 23 May 2019 12:08

Chinese anti-Apple sentiment rising


And the government has not weighed in yet


US Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s trade war is having a knock-on effect on the fruity cargo cult Apple.