Corporate America and China

Clyde Prestowitz who worked for President Ronald Regan, and renowned globalisation and Asian expert has advised subsequent US administrations offers useful advice for Joe Biden the new American 46th president to adopt, as resetting US relations with China will be one of his top agenda. The strategies that the United States and its allies can…

iPhones, iPads can be charged on top of a Macbook

      Future Macbooks could wirelessly charge your iPhones, iPods, and Apple Watches that are placed on the lid, palm rest, or trackpad. A pair of patents granted to Apple by the US Patent and Trademark Office allows for 2 way charging or reverse charging according to a report by Patently Apple. The idea…

Apple took 3 years to drop supplier who used underage labour

In 2013 Apple learned that its supplier Suyin Electronics, that  made parts for Macbooks used underage labour according a former Apple staff. Apple failed to isolate the supplier for over three years. Suyin Electronics Dongguan Co Ltd in Mainland China  certified by ISO 9002 quality management system, allegedly uses forced Muslim labour. There aren’t many…

Is Apple creating its own search engine?

Apple is likely to have been working on its own search engine for years, after key hiring in 2018 of John Giannandrea, former Google head of search to improve AI tech and Siri and software hints to improve search. The Applebot web crawler has seen increased activity for years, potentially laying the groundwork for a…

Apple’s A14 Bionic 64-bit chipset with 11.8 billion transistors

Apple’s A14 Bionic 64-bit chipset with 11.8 billion transistors is an ARM-based system  which performs 30 per cent faster than the A12 Apple new iPhone 12  comprising of the five-nanometre process as the chip’s transistors have been shrunk down the tiny on-off switches are now only about 25 atoms wide allowing billion more to be…

Four large tech firms oppressed small firms by abusing market position

A US House of Representatives panel in its report said Facebook, Apple, Google, and Amazon used “killer acquisitions” to crush rivals and forced the small businesses into “oppressive contracts” for profit. The 449-page report also suggested expensive charges to antitrust law and recommended structural changes in tech firms. All four tech giants disagreed with the…

ARM taken over by Nvidia

ARM Holdings, a UK-based computer chip designer, is at the heart of most smartphones, and other devices are being sold to the American graphics chip specialist Nvidia for £31.2bn ($40bn). Nvidia has promised to keep the business based in the UK, to hire more staff, and to retain Arm’s brand and create “ the premier…