Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Global Politics, VR World

China’s Great Firewall Hijacking Facebook Login for DDoS

This shows how the Great Firewall can we weaponized.

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Analysis, Android, Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, China, Global Politics, Hardware, Mobile Computing, Operating Systems, Software Programs

Will Xiaomi’s Disruptive Force Move Around The World?

Xiaomi has taken the market by storm and forced the hand of major phone manufacturers. But it won’t become a global force anytime soon.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, India, Mobile Computing, VR World

Xiaomi’s Mi4 i is Targeted at India

The Chinese megabrand targeting India with a new release.

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Android, Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Hardware, India, Mobile Computing, Operating Systems, Software Programs, VR World

Lenovo Goes Budget With A6000 Plus In India

Lenovo has launched a beefier version of the A6000 with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.

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2015, Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Event, Global Politics, Interviews

CES Asia: How Will CEA Overcome the Challenges of Hosting a CES in Shanghai?

Hosting an event like CES in Shanghai is bound to have its challenges. But CES Asia’s Show Director explains how he’s planning to have a smooth show.

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Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Global Politics, India

Net Neutrality Debate Heads To India With Airtel Zero

Consumers in India are lashing out over a new initiative that would give Airtel a significant edge over other carriers in the country.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, China, Companies, Global Politics, Hardware, Intel, Nvidia

US Government Gives Intel Two Supercomputer Wins

While Intel may have lost some serious income from being virtually shut out of Intel’s HPC market, the US government has recently handed the company two impressive supercomputer wins.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Global Politics, Technology Security, VR World

China Weaponizes Great Firewall to DDoS Sites Off the Web

The Great Firewall can now be used to DDoS sites China doesn’t like off the web.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, China, Companies, Event, Global Politics, IDF 2015, Intel, VR World

Intel Onboard to Support Indigenous China Mobile OS

At IDF Shenzhen 2015, Intel’s Doug Fisher re-affirmed the company’s support for helping China develop an indigenous mobile OS.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Event, Global Politics, IDF 2015, VR World

IDF Shenzhen 2015: Intel Celebrates 30 Years in China at IDF Shenzhen

IDF Shenzhen 2015 kickoff keynote lacked aggressive goals or big announcements, but was rather a look at the level of collaboration between Intel and China.

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AMD, Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), Breaking, Business, China, Companies, CPU, Enterprise, Exclusive, Global Politics, Intel, Nvidia, US

Uncle Sam Shocks Intel With a Ban on Xeon Supercomputers in China

Just as Intel’s (NASDAQ: INTC) CEO Brian Krzanich opened the regular staff meeting before a dramatically reduced IDF2015 conference, in Shenzhen, China – it is a good time to review how government and enterprises don’t see eye to eye when it comes to strategic business. Remember the Tianhe-2 machine at Guangzhou Supercomputer Center, the current World’s number one according to Top 500 Supercomputer list? Unlike some other China supercomputers with their mixed architectures – Tianhe-2 is a fully Intel based machine,  the world’s largest assembly of Intel Xeon CPUs and Xeon Phi accelerators. Even after Intel ‘opened the kimono’ and gave a nearly 70%  discount on its processors and accelerators, it

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Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), Companies, Event, Global Politics, Intel, VR World

IDF Shenzhen 2015: Did Intel Keep Its Promises From Last Year?

Intel promised some big things at last year’s IDF Shenzhen. How many promises did the company keep?

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Companies, Global Politics, Google, Hardware, VR World

Vendors Get Ready To Launch Chromebooks In India

We’ll be seeing a lot more Chrome OS devices this year.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Global Politics, Hardware, India, Mobile Computing, VR World

Asus Zenfone 2 To Launch In India By The End Of April

The Zenfone 2 will be the first device in India to offer 4GB RAM.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Global Politics, Taiwan, VR World

US F-18s Make Emergency Landing in Taiwan

Landing in Taiwan could create complications due to the sensitive political nature of the island.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Gaming, Global Politics, VR World

Konami Responds To Hideo Kojima Controversy

Konami delivers official word on Hideo Kojima’s position, but it’s full of PR-speak and vague deflections.

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Analysis, Apple, Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Companies, Global Politics, Taiwan

How Can Taiwan Manufacturers Reduce Their Dependence on Apple?

Pegatron’s first post-iPhone 6 earnings showed a healthy profit margin. But what will happen to Pegatron and Hon Hai once Apple slows down production of the iPhone 6?

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Global Politics, Hardware, Taiwan, VR World

Acer on Road To Recovery

Acer posts a slim year-over-year profit. It’s not time for celebration yet, but it shows that Acer will fight to the end.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Event, Global Politics, Interviews, Japan, Supercomputing Frontiers 2015

Satoshi Matsuoka Interview on state of Japan’s HPC Market

VR World chats with Satoshi Matsuoka to understand what is going on in the HPC space land of the rising sun.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Internet, Mobile Computing, US, VR World

Internet.org Launches in SEAsia With Free Access to Essential Online Services

Through its partnership with Philippine telco PLDT, Internet.org will provide free access to a curated set of online services to 71.2M prepaid mobile subscribers.

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