No one believes in the cargo cult any more
Apple's iPhone shipments in China fell more than 35 percent in November, marking their second straight double-digit decline as sales of the cheaper iPhone 11 remained sluggish.
Part of the glorious plan to rip out foreign software
The two biggest OS (operating system) makers in China announced plans last week to unite and jointly build a new "domestic operating system".
Observers worried about the risks
Samsung has announced that it plans to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year, but the move has not been greeted with the enthusiasm it expected.
So that is the whole world then
US chief technology officer Michael Kratsios slammed countries that “open their arms” to Chinese 5G networks and artificial intelligence technologies – which is pretty much the rest of the world.
Google former boss warns
The US is falling behind China in the race to understand AI according to a government commissioned panel led by Google’s former CEO Eric Schmidt.
It is not just Huawei
Chinese space officials and experts were unable to attend a major international space conference in the US this week.
The fruity cargo cult Apple ordered TV show content creators that they must not show China in a bad light in any of their programmes.
Trade war continues
The US government expanded its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups.
Tumbleweed as few queue for iPhones
Apple’s latest iPhone 11 range hit stores in China, but only extremists bothered to queue, leaving the Tame Apple Press nothing to photograph.