EQT flogs Vertu to mysterious security outfit
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 11:34

EQT flogs Vertu to mysterious security outfit


Secret phone for a price 

The Bentley of phone makers Vertu has been flogged to a mysterious Hong Kong security firm by its Swedish private equity group EQT.

Chinese Tablet makers turn production lines to notebooks
Published in Mobiles


Fad has passed


The Chinese white box tablet makers have decided that there is no more mileage in the so called game changing tablet technology.

Early China launch saved Apple's figures
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 10:24

Early China launch saved Apple's figures


Analysts worried about cracks in the dam

Despite doing its best to spin yesterday’s results, the Fruity cargo cult Apple’s figures are starting to show signs that the outfit is unable to maintain its record growth.

China’s IoT market will grow faster than others
Published in Wearables


Analyst claims $41 billion by 2020

China's Internet of Things (IoT) services revenues will grow faster than anywhere else in the world, according to beancounters working at ABI Research.

Samsung wants huge sales in batteries
Published in News
Thursday, 22 October 2015 11:54

Samsung wants huge sales in batteries


Juicing up the bottom line

Samsung has just built a battery plant in China as part of its cunning plan to add a billion onto its sales figures to make up for falling smartphone sales.

Intel gets into Memory
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 12:35

Intel gets into Memory


Converts its China plant

Intel wants to step up its involvement in the memory market by converting one of its Chinese plants to make memory chips.

Outlook still bleak for Biggish Blue
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 08:37

Outlook still bleak for Biggish Blue


Still not making money

IBM has been selling the family silver but still can’t buy itself out of trouble as its cloud business has not picked up yet.

IBM allowing Chinese government to look at source code
Published in News


Nothing to hide

Biggish Blue is hoping to get the Chinese government onside by showing it its source code.

Huawei developing Windows 10 hybrids
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 16 October 2015 12:53

Huawei developing Windows 10 hybrids


Price war expected

Two-for-One hybrid computers are about the only bright point in an otherwise gloomy PC maker, and now it appears that Huawei wants a piece of that action.

Chinese government might buy SanDisk and Toshiba
Published in Memory


All your NAND flash are belong to us

SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup.