Apple helps China in anti-Covid crackdown
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 28 November 2022 11:48

Apple helps China in anti-Covid crackdown


Restricted file sharing to help its government chums

Fruity cargo-cult Apple has decided that it is much better to be on the side of the Chinese government, than it is on the side of its users.

Sony fighting Microsoft over Chinese gaming market
Published in Gaming


Investing $140,080 for each game 

Sony is fighting with Microsoft over a share of the Chinese gaming market.

Foxconn moves more operations away from China
Published in News


Wants to avoid zero Covid policy

Foxconn has had a gutsful of China’s zero covid policy and is moving some of its operations to a country which still has cheap labour but whose government does not shut down a region when a worker gets a snuffle.

Apple’s China Crisis
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 November 2022 12:42

Apple’s China Crisis


When your entire company depends on countries getting along

Fruity cargo cult Apple is in hot water because its CEO Tim Cook cut costs by depending on a Chinese supply chain.

Chinese looking at virtual reality
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 November 2022 11:09

Chinese looking at virtual reality


Glorious five year plan

China released its first glorious five-year plan dedicated to virtual reality and says it wants to build more than 25 million devices  valued at $48.20 billion by 2026.

Chinese boffins control pigeons' brains
Published in News
Thursday, 27 October 2022 09:52

Chinese boffins control pigeons' brains


Next, sharks with laser beams 

Chinese boffins claim to have built a solar-powered brain control device to steer a pigeon in flight for about two hours, paving the way for surveillance which sh*ts on you from a great height.

US tries to charge Chinese spies for doing their job
Published in News


Trying to find out what was going on in Huawei investigation 

The Justice Department has announced charges against two Chinese intelligence officers, accusing them of attempting to obstruct a US investigation into the telecommunications giant Huawei.

China flogging dodgy chips to Russia
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 October 2022 12:09

China flogging dodgy chips to Russia


Failure rates up 1,900 per cent

The failure rate of semiconductors shipped from China to Russia has increased by 1,900 percent in recent months, according to Russian national business daily Kommersant.

China-fighting US government investment in chips wipes value from chipmakers
Published in PC Hardware


This was not such a good idea after all

While you might think that taking tax payers money away from poor people and giving it to rich chip makers might help build them up, it turns out that giving them too much cash has been a poisoned pill  $240 Billion Stock Valuation on the deal. 

China upgrades its Great Firewall
Published in News
Thursday, 06 October 2022 11:01

China upgrades its Great Firewall


Maybe this time we can keep the Mongols out 

China appears to have upgraded its Great Firewall so it can handle TLS encryption-based tools, according to the Great FireWall (GFW) report.