China hopes to poach anti-Trump tech refugees
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 12:55

China hopes to poach anti-Trump tech refugees


Huge opportunity


China is hoping to take advantage of Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump's election and boost its tech output on foreign expertise.

Apple blames the air for iPhone 6 fault
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 12:30

Apple blames the air for iPhone 6 fault


So remove any air from your environment

The Fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple is blaming the air for a fault which causes the iPhone 6 to shut down.

Nvidia to release an updated GTX 1060
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 13:19

Nvidia to release an updated GTX 1060


Same GPU as the 1070 and 1080


Nvidia is about to release a new card with the same GPU as the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080.

Huaxintong Semiconductor to build ARM-based server silicon
Published in Processors


Could challenge Intel

A joint venture between Qualcomm and China's Guizhou Province is to build ARM-based server silicon by licensing the ARMv-8-A architecture and generally being a pain in the bottom line for Intel.

China bans population fat shaming North Korea's lone Apple fanboy
Published in News


Bans the use of the word fat to describe Kim Jong Un

Chinese websites are banned from using the phrase "Kim Fatty the Third" to describe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Chinese investigate iPhone fails
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 16:26

Chinese investigate iPhone fails

They just turn themselves off

A consumer body has asked Apple to clarify why a large number of uPhone6 and iPhone 6s phones switch themselves off and can’t be switched on again.

China grabs Trump by the Apples
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 11:37

China grabs Trump by the Apples


Jobs' Mob will suffer in any trade war 

The Chinese government has threatened to ban iPhones and US cars from China if 'naive' Donald Trump starts a trade war with the glorious People’s Republic.

US asks China to play nice in chip market
Published in Processors
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:25

US asks China to play nice in chip market


Or we will take our ball back

The US government is asking the Chinese to “play nice” in the chip market after fears that the nation might be getting close to technology spurt which will eclipse the “Land of the Fee”.

Globalfoundries China 12 inch fab stalled
Published in Processors
Friday, 21 October 2016 11:44

Globalfoundries China 12 inch fab stalled


Chinese government says no

The Chinese government has stepped in to put a Globalfoundries joint venture 12-inch fab project on ice.

China to produce 3D NAND chips
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 13:58

China to produce 3D NAND chips


Ready for next year

The Chinese will be switching on their first 12-inch fab and churning out NAND flash and DRAM memory at the end of 2016.