US dependence is too risky
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is increasing its its efforts to develop its own smartphone CPUs believing that US gear is too risky to have in your supply chain.
US has forced its hand
China's state-backed funds pumped $2.25 billion into a Semiconductor Manufacturing International wafer plant to support advanced-chip making.
But not Apple
While we know that Apple's smartphone sales in China are pretty flat, it seems that runs against Android sales which are growing rather nicely.
We thought you were not supposed to put an ion in a microwave
A team of boffins at the Institute of Technological Sciences at Wuhan University have demonstrated a prototype device that uses microwave air plasmas for jet propulsion instead of ordinary aircraft fuel.
Xiaomi denies it
Cybersecurity researcher Gabi Cirlig discovered that his Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 smartphone was watching much of what he was doing and sending that data to remote servers hosted by Chinese tech giant Alibaba, which were ostensibly rented by Xiaomi.
We have so little of it lately
A high profile member of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has urged the government to take all necessary steps to prevent a Chinese firm from taking control of Imagination Technologies.
A little trouble in Big China
Fruity cargo cult Apple is selling 20 percent less phones in China than it did last year.
Penguin makes a change from bat
BlackBerry researchers found five Chinese hacker groups which have systematically targeted mostly Linux servers while remaining undetected for a decade.
Situation is grave when that happens
While many Chinese phone vendors are reporting that sales are starting to go up again, Apple is not one of them because it is behind on 5G.
Needs to be free of western influence
The moves by the US to shut down Chinese manufacturing of high tech gear appear to have resulted in a self-sufficiency push which should put the fear of Chiyou in the hearts of western chipmakers.