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Chinese phones being used for monitoring
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 July 2018 12:30

Chinese phones being used for monitoring


And it is pretty obvious

A global anti-censorship network AdVox claims that Chinese mobile phones are overtly spying on their users.

Apple's China appeasement broke the iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 10:57

Apple's China appeasement broke the iPhone


Problems with the politics of desperation

Dedicated followers of the fruity cargo cult Apple are paying for their company's decision to prop up its Chinese market by censoring iPhone Apps. 

Tesla defies Trump's Chinese stance
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 15:03

Tesla defies Trump's Chinese stance


Cars for everyone

The tariffs imposed on US imports of cars caused prices of Tesla vehicles to rise by 20 percent over the weekend in China.

China ban a foul claims Micron
Published in News
Friday, 06 July 2018 11:39

China ban a foul claims Micron


But it should not do too much harm

Micron played down the likely impact on its business of a temporary Chinese ban on some chip sales but said it was unfair and would appeal.

Chinese break stable quantum entanglement record
Published in News


18 qubits with no dead cats

Boffins at the Chinese University of Science and Technology have demonstrated stable quantum entanglement with 18 qubits.

Tesla hit by Chinese tariffs
Published in News
Thursday, 05 July 2018 18:12

Tesla hit by Chinese tariffs


Trade war begins to bite

Despite signs that Tesla is beginning to turn the corner on production, it faces a new set of woes tomorrow.

Micron temporarily banned in China
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 11:11

Micron temporarily banned in China


UMC patent war to blame

A Chinese court temporarily banned Micron in China as part of its patent war with Taiwanese rival United Microelectronics.

AI beats Chinese doctors in a spot-the-tumour competition
Published in AI


Spot-the-tumour games are apparently popular in China 

An artificial intelligence system called BioMind has managed to defeat a team comprised of 15 of China's top doctors by a margin of two to one.

China hacked US satellite operators, defence contractors and telcos
Published in News


Taking out the satellites

Insecurity experts Symantec have uncovered a sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defence contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia.

NXP deal still pending in China
Published in Transportation
Friday, 15 June 2018 10:13

NXP deal still pending in China


Yet to be confirmed

A report that officially Beijing greenlighted the NXP deal has been questioned by Reuters which dismisses  the confirmation and backs its up with multiple sources.