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Chinese deliver blow to Apple where it hurts
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 December 2019 11:05

Chinese deliver blow to Apple where it hurts


No one believes in the cargo cult any more

Apple's iPhone shipments in China fell more than 35 percent in November, marking their second straight double-digit decline as sales of the cheaper iPhone 11 remained sluggish.

Chinese working on a home operating system
Published in News
Friday, 13 December 2019 10:56

Chinese working on a home operating system


Part of the glorious plan to rip out foreign software

The two biggest OS (operating system) makers in China announced plans last week to unite and jointly build a new "domestic operating system".

Samsung plans to outsource to China
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 November 2019 11:10

Samsung plans to outsource to China


Observers worried about the risks

Samsung has announced that it plans to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year, but the move has not been greeted with the enthusiasm it expected. 

US slams countries who do networking deals with China
Published in News

 
So that is the whole world then

US chief technology officer Michael Kratsios slammed countries that “open their arms” to Chinese 5G networks and artificial intelligence technologies – which is pretty much the rest of the world.

US could be eclipsed by Chinese on AI
Published in AI
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 12:01

US could be eclipsed by Chinese on AI


Google former boss warns

The US is falling behind China in the race to understand AI according to a government commissioned panel led by Google’s former CEO Eric Schmidt.

Chinese space experts banned by the US
Published in News
Friday, 25 October 2019 11:06

Chinese space experts banned by the US


It is not just Huawei

Chinese space officials and experts were unable to attend a major international space conference in the US this week.

Apple ordered TV content creators to be nice to China
Published in News


Self-censorship

The fruity cargo cult Apple ordered TV show content creators that they must not show China in a bad light in any of their programmes.

US blacklists Chinese AI start-ups
Published in AI
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 11:05

US blacklists Chinese AI start-ups


Trade war continues

The US government expanded its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups.

China snubs Apple
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 September 2019 11:54

China snubs Apple


Tumbleweed as few queue for iPhones

Apple’s latest iPhone 11 range hit stores in China, but only extremists bothered to queue, leaving the Tame Apple Press nothing to photograph.

AI Facial tracking on the rise
Published in AI
Friday, 20 September 2019 10:13

AI Facial tracking on the rise


Following China

 A number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens, according to a report compiled by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.