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Chinese firms object to Nvidia's ARM deal
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 11:41

Chinese firms object to Nvidia's ARM deal


Worried they will lose access to tech

Huawei and several other Chinese tech firms have raised concerns to local regulators about chipmaker Nvidia deal to buy UK-based chip designer ARM.

Trump places restrictions on Chinese chipmaking
Published in News
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 12:11

Trump places restrictions on Chinese chipmaking


Now it is getting serious

The Trump administration has placed new restrictions on exports to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, China’s most advanced maker of computer chips.

China will veto TikTok sale
Published in News
Thursday, 24 September 2020 11:33

China will veto TikTok sale


Extortion

China is unlikely to approve the sale of the US operation of Tik Tok.

US-China trade war spoils it for the rest
Published in News
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 12:29

US-China trade war spoils it for the rest


TSMC chairman Mark Liu warns

The US-Chinese trade war is driving up costs and limiting the flow of ideas, the chairman of TSMC warned.

China about to pull the switch on US companies
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 11:09

China about to pull the switch on US companies


Waiting to see who gets elected first

The Chinese goverment is waiting to see who wins the election before embarking on a campaign of blacklisting US companies.

China taking control of supercapacitor market
Published in News
Friday, 18 September 2020 10:26

China taking control of supercapacitor market


All based on R&D

The Chinese have made a sudden entry in the the top 20 super capacitor maker rankings in just a decade.

Intel stuffed up US flag flying supercomputer
Published in News


Supposed to show American superiority

When Intel was selected for an Energy Department project it was supposed to flagship American tech independence and superiority over China. But it seems Intel’s delays have scuppered the effort.

US looks to ban more Chinese apps
Published in News
Friday, 14 August 2020 10:41

US looks to ban more Chinese apps


Depends on Trump’s mood

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Donald Trump's executive orders against TikTok and WeChat could be "broader" than just those two apps.

Trump bans US transactions WeChat and TikTok
Published in Mobiles


China expected to strike back

US President Donald Trump has unveiled sweeping bans on US transactions with the Chinese owners of messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok.

Trump advisor wants Microsoft to pull out of China
Published in News


They don't need it anyway

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro suggested Microsoft could divest its holdings in China if it buys the Chinese owned short-video app TikTok.