Chinese authorities also advertise on Facebook
Published in News
Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:41

Chinese authorities also advertise on Facebook


Why should the Russians have all the fun?

While the Russians using Facebook advertising to help Donald Trump win the election has garnered all the attention, the Chinese government has also been buying adverts.

China might stall Broadcom and Qualcomm merger talks
Published in Processors


Might prevent its own chip moves


A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom and Qualcomm is pretty unlikely to get much support from the Chinese authorities.

iPhone X Gigabit modem won't fly
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:23

iPhone X Gigabit modem won't fly


Will be capped for Intel sake

There is no big surprise that iPhone X uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 modem and is capable of Gigabit LTE speed, but since Intel version doesn’t support this speed, both phones will be capped at the lower speed.

Socialist China about to have a Sputnik moment
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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:17

Socialist China about to have a Sputnik moment


About to embarrass the west on quantum computing

According to McClatchydc the Chinese government is about to embarrass the West by throwing enough money into quantum computing to beat them to the punch.

China gives thumbs up to HP’s printer purchase
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With some conditions

The Chinese government has approved HP's $1.1 billion purchase of Samsung’s printer business with certain restrictions.

China upgrades its supercomputers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:47

China upgrades its supercomputers


ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid 

The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.

China could have an AI chip processing advantage
Published in Processors


Death of Moore’s Law opens new opportunities

The CEO of China-based Horizon Robotics, Yu Kai, claims that China could become very important in the development of AI chips.

Chinese not impressed with iPhone plans
Published in Games
Monday, 11 September 2017 11:56

Chinese not impressed with iPhone plans


You want us to pay what?


Apple might be running aground in its key Chinese market by offering an iPhone which no one can afford.

China wants to build "unhackable" quantum network
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You can almost hear Celine Dion cranking up in the background

China is about to launch the Jinan Project, the world's first "unhackable" computer network, and a major milestone in the development of quantum technology. 

Chinese chipmakers could be boosted in post-Moore’s Law
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Chinese dragon could take Chipzilla 

Not everyone is mourning the slow death of Moore’s Law and Chinese chipmakers could use the period to catch up with their Western rivals.