Globalfoundries China 12 inch fab stalled
Published in Processors

Chinese government says no

The Chinese government has stepped in to put a Globalfoundries joint venture 12-inch fab project on ice.

China to produce 3D NAND chips
Published in Memory

Ready for next year

The Chinese will be switching on their first 12-inch fab and churning out NAND flash and DRAM memory at the end of 2016.

Tame Apple Press fabricates another Samsung scare story
Published in Mobiles

Creating a fake China crisis

Samsung is not being allowed to get off the hook for its battery woes on the Samsung Note 7 and now it is pretty clear that the Tame Apple Press has resorted to “making stuff up.”

iPhone 7 fails to wow China
Published in News

We thought this might be the case

It  look like Apple marketing might convince Americans to renew their phone but even the Tame Apple Press admits that Jobs’ Mob is not having much luck convincing the Chinese.

China churning out wearables
Published in Wearables

Increase of 13.2 percent

Beancounters from IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that China shipped 9.54 million wearable devices in the second quarter of 2016.

Samsung goes for ATL batteries
Published in Mobiles

Snubs its own flaming subsidiary

Samsung has indicated it will from now on use all batteries for its device from China's ATL after its own SDI subsidiary embarrassed it.

Chinese are going flat out for IoT
Published in Wearables


Reach $127.5 billion by 2020

Beancounters at IDC have been shuffling their tarot cards and are predicting that the Chinese manufactures will be flat out buying up IoT gear by 2020.

Samsung's China adapted features on Jumbo phone paying off
Published in Mobiles

Wants to get the inside trouser measurement of the market

Samsung’s adding tailor-made features to its large-screen Galaxy Note 7 are causing the phone to be a sensation in China.

China puts quantum cats in space
Published in News

Birth control to Ginger Tom

China appears to be investing in a huge number of potentially dead or alive cats as it builds one of the world's biggest wireless quantum networks.

Apple helped run Uber out of China
Published in News

Hard to find a good guy in this story

Apple's billion dollar investment in car-hailing app Didi Chuxing in May helped kick Uber out of China.