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Iranian drones full of US tech
Published in News
Friday, 06 January 2023 12:19

Iranian drones full of US tech


Big Tech says it has done nothing wrong 

It appears that most of the parts of Iranian drones which are being used by the Russians to destroy the Ukrainian power grid come from US tech companies.

ASML attacks US trade restrictions on China
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 19 December 2022 08:54

ASML attacks US trade restrictions on China


It makes no sense and only benefits US companies

Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML CEO Peter Wennink has waded into the US’s moves to get the Netherlands to adopt new rules restricting exports to China make sense.

China getting more hacked off at US chip sanctions
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History repeats "Ducks versus Onions" conflict 

China is hitting back against the US's arbitory controls over the export on chips and filed a dispute with the World Trade Organisation and escalating the tech war between the two countries.

EU and US close to an agreement on data privacy
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 14 December 2022 10:56

EU and US close to an agreement on data privacy


Draft document being looked at 

The EU and US are closer to getting a workable data protection privacy framework which enables European companies to use US clouds without being spied on by US spooks.

US administration forgets fabless companies
Published in Cloud
Friday, 09 December 2022 09:54

US administration forgets fabless companies

All the money goes to manufacturing

There has been much talk about the latest CHIPS and Science Act, through which the US is attempting to advance an industrial strategy to revitalize domestic manufacturing jobs and secure semiconductor supply chains. This legislation is spectacular and well-timed, given recent de-globalization events and China's constant threat to Taiwan. And just days ago, TSMC had an event including POTUS in Arizona fab. 

US kid shoots mother for not buying VR machine
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 December 2022 09:26

US kid shoots mother for not buying VR machine


See what happens when fantasy gets out of control?

A 10-year-old boy in Wisconsin has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide after he fatally shot his mother after she refused to buy him a virtual reality headset on Amazon.

French say "non" to US computers in schools
Published in News
Wednesday, 23 November 2022 11:52

French say "non" to US computers in schools


We 'ave no intention of giving our data to you 'amburger eaters

The French minister of national education and youth is banning the use of US based computers which send data to the land of the fee.

Japanese serious about 2nm processing
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 November 2022 12:13

Japanese serious about 2nm processing


Spending $2.38 billion on research

Japan is spending $2.38 billion to build the joint research hub with the US on 2nm process technology.

US chip restrictions on chip inevitable
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 26 October 2022 11:19

US chip restrictions on chip inevitable


Intel sees no way out 

Intel Chief Executive [kicking] Pat Gelsinger (pictured) said that recently imposed US restrictions on semiconductor-industry exports to China were inevitable as America seeks to maintain technological leadership in competition with China. 

US tries to charge Chinese spies for doing their job
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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.