Chinese work out how to make electronics break down
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Changing the plastics process


Chinese boffins have worked out a way of making plastics involved in electronics break down if they are exposed to sunlight or oxygen.

ASML Holding is caught in China and US trade war
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US leaning on the Dutch to prevent the Chinese from getting the tech

ASML has become a pawn in the game of thrones between China and the US.

Bitcoin mining just became easier and more profitable
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Thanks to China thar's gold in them thar hills

The Chinese crackdown on bitcoin miners might have caused the price to fall, but it just made mining more lucrative for the rest of the world.

Belgium government's IT bought down by DDoS attack
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China suspected 

Most of the Belgium government's IT network has been down today after a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack knocked offline both internal systems and public-facing websites.

US politicians want to restrict sales of chip making tools to China
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Similar to Huawei attacks

Congressional China hawks are urging the Biden administration to restrict sales of chip making tools to Chinese companies.

US wants to blacklist Chinese supercomputing entities now
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The only way we can stay ahead is if we take away their abacus 

The US Commerce Department has added seven Chinese supercomputing entities to a US economic blacklist for assisting Chinese military efforts.

China makes official digital cash
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Wednesday, 07 April 2021 11:21

China makes official digital cash


Official thumbs up from the creators of paper money

The nation which invented paper currency is now minting cash digitally.

China fines 12 big tech companies
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Friday, 12 March 2021 11:27

China fines 12 big tech companies


Playing monopoly is not good socialism

China’s market watchdog has fined 12 companies related to 10 deals that violated anti-monopoly rules.

ASML sells chipmaking gear to China
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 12:44

ASML sells chipmaking gear to China


US miffed

ASML has extended a deal to sell chip manufacturing equipment to Semiconductor Manufacturing International China’s largest chipmaker, until the end of this year.

US is losing AI ground to China
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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:17

US is losing AI ground to China


Looks like the free market not so good as capitalised socialism after all


The US, which once had a dominant head start in artificial intelligence, now has just a few years' lead on China and risks being overtaken unless the government steps in, according to a new report to Congress and the White House.