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China walks away from US cybersecurity truce
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:04

China walks away from US cybersecurity truce


Crowdstrike warning

Security outfit Crowdstrike has warned that China has largely abandoned a hacking truce negotiated by Barack Obama as payment for President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing.

China and Iran launching cyber attacks on US
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:30

China and Iran launching cyber attacks on US


Experts blame it on Trump factor

Businesses and government agencies in the United States have been targeted in a sudden wave of aggressive attacks by Iranian and Chinese hackers and security experts believe they have been energized by President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year and his trade conflicts with China.

Chinese hackers crack Norwegian software firm Visma
Published in News


“Potentially catastrophic attack”

Hackers working on behalf of Chinese intelligence breached the network of Norwegian software firm Visma to steal secrets from its clients, cyber security researchers said.

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech
Published in News
Friday, 01 February 2019 19:43

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech


Chipzilla goes into meditation mode

Our earlier story from Future Horizon's conference this week went into great and intensive depth about the overall state of the semiconductor market.

US and China ahead in the battle of the artificial brains
Published in AI


WIPO report touts IBM has having the most patents

China and the United States are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI).

US universities dump Huawei gear and cash
Published in News
Thursday, 24 January 2019 12:31

US universities dump Huawei gear and cash


Worried about losing federal funding

Top US universities are dumping telecom equipment made by Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies because they are frightened of losing federal funding under a new Trump-backed national security law.

Bing switched off in China
Published in News
Thursday, 24 January 2019 10:30

Bing switched off in China


Blocked by the censors

Microsoft's search engine Bing appears to have been switched off by the censors in mainland China.

China retailers slash iPhone prices
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 11 January 2019 12:42

China retailers slash iPhone prices


Time to cash out of this sinking ship

Several Chinese electronics retailers including Alibaba-backed Suning and JD.com have slashed iPhone prices this week, after they realised that shifting them is nearly impossible at the prices Jobs' Mob wanted.

Samsung sees China slow down
Published in News
Monday, 07 January 2019 12:05

Samsung sees China slow down


Profit drop expected

Samsung Electronics is bracing for a profit drop as China slowdown chips away at demand.

Trump adviser fakes Apple scare story
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 07 January 2019 11:56

Trump adviser fakes Apple scare story


Normally fake Apple news comes from Apple

Trump adviser Larry Kudlow had a crack at promoting a fake news story claiming that the Chinese “may have” stolen Apple’s technology.