China gives thumbs up to HP’s printer purchase
Published in News


With some conditions

The Chinese government has approved HP's $1.1 billion purchase of Samsung’s printer business with certain restrictions.

China upgrades its supercomputers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:47

China upgrades its supercomputers


ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid 

The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.

China could have an AI chip processing advantage
Published in Processors


Death of Moore’s Law opens new opportunities

The CEO of China-based Horizon Robotics, Yu Kai, claims that China could become very important in the development of AI chips.

Chinese not impressed with iPhone plans
Published in Games
Monday, 11 September 2017 11:56

Chinese not impressed with iPhone plans


You want us to pay what?


Apple might be running aground in its key Chinese market by offering an iPhone which no one can afford.

China wants to build "unhackable" quantum network
Published in News

 

You can almost hear Celine Dion cranking up in the background

China is about to launch the Jinan Project, the world's first "unhackable" computer network, and a major milestone in the development of quantum technology. 

Chinese chipmakers could be boosted in post-Moore’s Law
Published in News


Chinese dragon could take Chipzilla 

Not everyone is mourning the slow death of Moore’s Law and Chinese chipmakers could use the period to catch up with their Western rivals.

Chinese mobile sales slump
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 12:11

Chinese mobile sales slump


Looks like that market will not save anyone soon


Hopes that the Chinese mobile market might pick-up and save the cash cows of one-hit-wonders like Apple have been dashed by new figures from Digitimes Research.

China sends unbreakable cat code from space
Published in News
Thursday, 10 August 2017 11:39

China sends unbreakable cat code from space


Uses the power of potentially dead or alive cats


China has managed to harness the power of cats who may or may not be dead to send an unbreakable quantum code from space.

Apple helps Chinese spy on fanboys
Published in News
Monday, 31 July 2017 12:57

Apple helps Chinese spy on fanboys


What are friends for?

The fruity-cargo cult Apple has aligned itself with the Chinese government against its users.

Apple fanboy forces poor to buy iPad
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 24 July 2017 06:00

Apple fanboy forces poor to buy iPad


Support the cargo cult or no education


Chinese authorities and parents stepped in after an Apple fanboy, who happened to be a headmaster, refused to provide an education to children unless they bought an over-priced tablet from his favourite company.