May move to outsourcing
Software giant Microsoft has closed its China-based handset manufacturing plants in Beijing and Dongguang and might be looking to outsource to the same manufactures used by everyone else.
Heads to Brazil
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is preparing to test out its Chinese success model in another country.
Might save its bacon
Fabless chipmaker AMD is hoping that it might be able to push into China.
Will allow Chinese 28nm products
UMC is considering a plan to speed up a shift to the 18nm process at its fabs in Taiwan.
That was Zen and this is ow
Asustek has been hit by a high rate of returns on ZenFone.
Because the US never spies on China
The US Navy is the latest to suffer from US paranoia about Chinese spying.
Not for the west yet
AMD has begun shipping its first "Carrizo" chips, the Carrizo-L – at least if you live in China.
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.
It is vapourware for now
It looks like a homegrown Chinese DRAM industry is not going to happen for five years yet.