Best way to limit coronavirus impact
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has called on localities to accelerate 5G network buildouts and applications to minimise the impact of the coronavirus.
As it shuts down else where
Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided it is safe enough to open 42 of its branded retail temples to western consumer capitalism in China.
iPhone demand halves in China and Apple blames Kung Flu
Apple sold fewer than half a million iPhones in China in February, government data showed as the coronavirus outbreak halved demand for smartphones.
Ironically by Americans
A game by Taiwanese developers Red Candle which miffed the Chinese so badly that it was pulled from Steam will be preserved by Harvard University.
One of the silver clouds in China’s coronavirus crisis is that it has managed to shut down the Middle Kingdom’s mass surveillance programme.
No one believes in the cargo cult any more
Apple's iPhone shipments in China fell more than 35 percent in November, marking their second straight double-digit decline as sales of the cheaper iPhone 11 remained sluggish.
Part of the glorious plan to rip out foreign software
The two biggest OS (operating system) makers in China announced plans last week to unite and jointly build a new "domestic operating system".
Observers worried about the risks
Samsung has announced that it plans to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year, but the move has not been greeted with the enthusiasm it expected.
So that is the whole world then
US chief technology officer Michael Kratsios slammed countries that “open their arms” to Chinese 5G networks and artificial intelligence technologies – which is pretty much the rest of the world.