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China demands release of Huawei executive
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 07 December 2018 12:15

China demands release of Huawei executive


This is getting serious

China has formally demanded the release of a senior executive at tech giant Huawei Technologies after she was detained in Canada on extradition charges to the US.

China makes solid-state batteries
Published in News
Monday, 26 November 2018 11:31

China makes solid-state batteries


Hoping to improve on lithium ion

China's first solid-state battery production line has become operational in the city of Kunshan, east China's Jiangsu Province.

FBI former director calls for cyber-deterrence strategy against China
Published in News


The only way to get them to stop

A former FBI director has called for a cyber-deterrence strategy to be developed against China in a bid to get them stop hacking other countries.

Chinese fusion reactor reaches the correct temperature
Published in News


Set the controls to the heart of the Artificial sun

Chinese nuclear boffins have gotten their fusion reactor to the temperature needed to keep a fusion reaction that produces more power than it takes to run.

Trump, Russia and China refuse to sign online threats agreement
Published in News


Ignoring French call

French President Emmanuel Macron is joining with US technology giants, including Microsoft,  pushing for governments and companies worldwide to sign up for a new initiative aimed at establishing regulations for the internet, to fight such online threats as cyber-attacks, hate speech and online censorship.

Nokia wins $2.3 billion frame deals in China
Published in Network
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 12:14

Nokia wins $2.3 billion frame deals in China


One of the advantages of not being an American company

Finnish mobile telecom network maker Nokia announced on Wednesday that it had signed frame deals with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom worth more than two billion euro.

Chinese smartphone processor shipments fall
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:29

Chinese smartphone processor shipments fall


Vendors retrench

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decrease 4.6 percent in the fourth quarter as smartphone vendors have become more conservative on pulling in orders due to lower visibility in demand in the end market.

US charges Chinese spooks and hackers
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 13:56

US charges Chinese spooks and hackers


Trying to steal confidential aerospace technology

The US Justice Department has charged two Chinese intelligence officers, six hackers, and two aerospace company insiders in a sweeping conspiracy to steal confidential aerospace technology from US and French companies.

Germany misses electric car targets
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 27 September 2018 12:36

Germany misses electric car targets


Government might pull the spark plug

The German Chancellor said her government might put the kybosh on electric car subsidies even though its policy is to push-start adoption of the vehicles.

US dims Chinese lights
Published in News
Thursday, 27 September 2018 10:49

US dims Chinese lights


Strike a light!

An all out trade war between the USA and China has claimed more victims, with LED lighting being the latest casualty.