Samsung is to build a new memory chip production line in China in late March as part of a cunning plan to boost NAND flash technology to meet future demand.
Analysis: Qualcomm IP must say American
A shocking development in the ongoing attempt by Broadcom to takeover Qualcomm in a hostile way has finally been put to rest. The US government's Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) advised the President Donald Trump to put a stop to it. The reaction was swift, as the US government ordered both Broadcom and Qualcomm to put an end to the matter, immediately.
China investigates potentially dead and alive moggies
Alibaba Cloud and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) built a superconducting quantum computing cloud powered by a quantum processor with 11 quantum bits (qubits) of power.
96-layer 3D-NAND flash plans
After Chipzilla and Micron have agreed to start seeing other people after finishing the development of 96-layer 3D-NAND flash, it is looking like Intel wants a hot Chinese partnership.
Meizu signed a licensing agreement with Qualcomm in the last days of 2016 and since it takes some time to develop a phone on a new platform, it looks like that Meizu X2 is the Snapdragon 845 powered phone.
We ain't no Chinese spies
ZTE has counter attacked against concerns from US lawmakers that it is a vehicle for Chinese espionage, saying it was a trusted partner of its US customers.
It would hurt US business
An attempt by US politicians to harm Chinese trade has backfired after it emerged it would do more harm to IT companies who are dependent on China.
Might create a DRAM unit in China
China’s state planner and South Korea’s Samsung have signed a memorandum of understanding for further cooperation on semiconductors.
US spooks read about it in the tech press
Chipzilla warned specific customers, including Chinese tech firms, of the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws before notifying the US government.
OnePlus still phones home
In October 2017, a researcher caught OnePlus silently collecting all sorts of data from its users. That created a bit of a stink and OnePlus promised it would not happen. But it seems there's still a OnePlus app that can grab data from the phone and send it to servers in China without a user's knowledge or consent.