Prepared to pay $1.2 billion
A group of Chinese investors are prepared to write a cheque for $1.2 billion to buy the Opera browser.
The little red chequebook opens
The Chinese government appears to be opening its little red chequebook and buying up chipmakers from what it calls its renegade province.
Working with the government to build ARM server chips
Qualcomm is setting up a server chipset design and sales unit with a provincial government in China.
Tackling fears of spy technology
Chipzilla is joining an increasing number of western companies who are forming partnerships with Chinese outfits to help address concerns about the security of imported technology.
Build your gear in America dammit!
Comedy presidential option Donald Trump has angered the Tame Apple Press by daring to suggest that if he was elected Apple would be forced to make its products in the US.
Apple orders less from suppliers
While the Tame Apple Press is writing yearly reviews which claim that Jobs’ Mob cleaned everyone’s clock this year, it appears that sales of its only remaining “growing” product is slumping.
Still did pretty well
Xiaomi chairman Lei Jun’s prediction of his company selling 80 million to 100 million smartphones in 2015 might not be coming about after all.
TSMC has asked the Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs to allow it to invest in a wholly-owned 12-inch wafer manufacturing facility and a design service centre in Nanjing, China.
All thanks to government cash
ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.