China dismisses US security claims
Published in News
Monday, 18 March 2019 12:47

China dismisses US security claims

 
… As EU negotiates for better access

China has dismissed US security claims against its telecoms equipment maker Huawei as groundless and “abnormal”.

US falling behind on smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 March 2019 12:34

US falling behind on smartphones


Apple/Samsung dependant US is snubbed by the cool tech

One of the take-outs from this year’s Mobile World Congress was a noticeable lack of development from US smartphone companies.

Chinese slash costs of iPhones again
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 12:48

Chinese slash costs of iPhones again


Still too expensive

Chinese retailers, desperate to offload overpriced iPhones, have slashed the price on the technological turkeys for a second time.

China walks away from US cybersecurity truce
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:04

China walks away from US cybersecurity truce


Crowdstrike warning

Security outfit Crowdstrike has warned that China has largely abandoned a hacking truce negotiated by Barack Obama as payment for President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing.

China and Iran launching cyber attacks on US
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:30

China and Iran launching cyber attacks on US


Experts blame it on Trump factor

Businesses and government agencies in the United States have been targeted in a sudden wave of aggressive attacks by Iranian and Chinese hackers and security experts believe they have been energized by President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year and his trade conflicts with China.

Chinese hackers crack Norwegian software firm Visma
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“Potentially catastrophic attack”

Hackers working on behalf of Chinese intelligence breached the network of Norwegian software firm Visma to steal secrets from its clients, cyber security researchers said.

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech
Published in News
Friday, 01 February 2019 19:43

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech


Chipzilla goes into meditation mode

Our earlier story from Future Horizon's conference this week went into great and intensive depth about the overall state of the semiconductor market.

US and China ahead in the battle of the artificial brains
Published in AI


WIPO report touts IBM has having the most patents

China and the United States are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI).

US universities dump Huawei gear and cash
Published in News
Thursday, 24 January 2019 12:31

US universities dump Huawei gear and cash


Worried about losing federal funding

Top US universities are dumping telecom equipment made by Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies because they are frightened of losing federal funding under a new Trump-backed national security law.

Bing switched off in China
Published in News
Thursday, 24 January 2019 10:30

Bing switched off in China


Blocked by the censors

Microsoft's search engine Bing appears to have been switched off by the censors in mainland China.