America not going to be great again anytime soon
China appears to have made the semi-annual Top 500 Supercomputer List its kingdom. Not only does it top the list but also has 202 ranked systems on the list.
Web services have not been sold off
Amazon has denied that it has given up on trying to provide its lucrative cloud services in China and has flogged off the operation to its Chinese partner.
Why should the Russians have all the fun?
While the Russians using Facebook advertising to help Donald Trump win the election has garnered all the attention, the Chinese government has also been buying adverts.
Might prevent its own chip moves
A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom and Qualcomm is pretty unlikely to get much support from the Chinese authorities.
Will be capped for Intel sake
There is no big surprise that iPhone X uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 modem and is capable of Gigabit LTE speed, but since Intel version doesn’t support this speed, both phones will be capped at the lower speed.
With some conditions
The Chinese government has approved HP's $1.1 billion purchase of Samsung’s printer business with certain restrictions.
ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid
The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.
Death of Moore’s Law opens new opportunities
The CEO of China-based Horizon Robotics, Yu Kai, claims that China could become very important in the development of AI chips.