US Navy to sink IBM after Lenovo deal
Published in News
Thursday, 21 May 2015 18:06

US Navy to sink IBM after Lenovo deal


Because the US never spies on China

The US Navy is the latest to suffer from US paranoia about Chinese spying.

Carrizo shipped to China
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:18

Carrizo shipped to China


Not for the west yet

AMD has begun shipping its first "Carrizo" chips, the Carrizo-L – at least if you live in China.

China's smartphone market slumps
Published in News
Monday, 11 May 2015 12:01

China's smartphone market slumps


So much for Apple growing there

While the Tame Apple Press made much out of Apple's lack lustre results by talking up its smartphone prowess in China, it appears that things are not well behind the Bamboo curtain.

Nothing to fear from Chinese DRAM
Published in Memory
Monday, 04 May 2015 13:35

Nothing to fear from Chinese DRAM


It is vapourware for now

It looks like a homegrown Chinese DRAM industry is not going to happen for five years yet.

Wafer shipments will remain flat
Published in News
Thursday, 30 April 2015 12:59

Wafer shipments will remain flat


UMC waiting 28 nm process sales to grow

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics has warned that its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat while sales generated from 28nm process technology grow.

Tencent releases its new operating system
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:28

Tencent releases its new operating system


TOS+, for smartphones and smart watches

Chinese outfit Tencent has released its operating system for smartphones and smartwatches as it tries to take a slice of the mobile market behind the bamboo curtain.

Qualcomm helps the Chinese
Published in News
Monday, 27 April 2015 14:14

Qualcomm helps the Chinese


Helping to sell gear to West

US chipmaker Qualcomm is trying to establish ties with Chinese smartphone makers to help them launch their products abroad.

Iranian cyberwar is a US right wing myth
Published in News
Friday, 24 April 2015 12:50

Iranian cyberwar is a US right wing myth


Which is a female moth

Claims that Iran has been conducting a cyberwar against the United States have been greatly exaggerated by US conservatives.

Chinese chipmaker want to buy HP's datacentre ops
Published in News


Tsinghua Unigroup sets its sights

Chinese chipmaker Tsinghua Unigroup wants to buy a controlling stake of HP's 's China data-networking operations.

Open Source Github under Chinese attack
Published in News
Monday, 30 March 2015 10:34

Open Source Github under Chinese attack


Sauce fight

Open source coding site GitHub said it was fending off a days-long DoS attack that had caused intermittent outages for the social coding site.