China Tech

Threat of More Chip Curbs Spurs Warnings on China Innovation

The chief of one of the world’s biggest chip equipment-makers, ASML, said isolating China completely will ‘force’ the country to…

3 weeks ago

Top China Auto Chipmaker Racks Up $2.7 Billion in State Funding

State media said the investment was a clear sign of Beijing's push to end the country's reliance on foreign semiconductor firms

4 weeks ago

China Plans $40bn Bonanza for Chips After Huawei Breakthrough

The development follows sanctions-hit Huawei's success in building an advanced 7-nanometer processor, in collaboration with state-backed SMIC

4 weeks ago

Contentious China-US Science Deal May Get 6-Month Extension

The landmark deal, signed when Beijing and Washington established diplomatic ties in 1979, needs to be renewed about every five…

1 month ago

SoftBank’s Arm Stresses China ‘Risks’ in $60bn US IPO Filing

The more than 300-page document mentioned "PRC" 130 times and "China" 222 times, as it outlined risks and uncertainties emanating…

1 month ago

China Firms Double R&D Spending in Tech Catch-Up Bid – Nikkei

Chinese firms are desperate to develop their own innovations as trade tensions with the West and its neighbours continue to…

2 months ago

India Quietly Bans Use of Chinese Parts in Military Drones

The move has racked up costs for makers of drones in the country, with around 70% of goods in the…

2 months ago

SoftBank Set to Finally See Green as Tech Valuations Jump

A return to profit could ease pressure on SoftBank founder and CEO Masayoshi Son, who revealed in June plans to shift…

2 months ago

US Curbs on Investments in Critical China Tech Likely This Week

Two sources said briefings were expected on Monday, with the announcement on Tuesday, while a former official said the US…

2 months ago

China Expecting Key Native Lithography Machine This Year: SCMP

SMEE, China’s only potential competitor to the Netherlands' world-leading lithography machine maker ASML, is expected to deliver the country's first…

2 months ago

China Proposes Eight-Minute Limit on Smartphone Use by Kids

The proposed rules spurred a fall in shares in Hong Kong-listed Chinese tech firms, with Bilibili and Kuaishou plunging nearly…

2 months ago

Ant IPO Unlikely in the Short Term, Chinese State Media Says

Once an illustrious Chinese technology giant, Ant is emerging from a near three-year-long regulatory crackdown that started with the shelving…

2 months ago