Foxconn to Build Army of Robots

Foxconn plans to address problems with increasingly expensive and sometimes suicidal workers by replacing many of them with robots, increasing the number it uses a hundredfold over the next three years. Xinhua reports: The...

China’s Second-Tier Cities Catch Investors’ Eyes – Ian Johnson

Dalian may be the Chinese city that has the best chance of challenging Bangalore, and it certainly looks a lot more like Silicon Valley than Beijing does, with its seaside fresh air and green boulevards. Now it hosts an Intel plant. From the Wall Street Journal: A decade ago, this northern port city was known […]

In China’s Net Caf√©s, Intel Pours It On – Bruce Einhorn

From Business Week: Some 11 million PCs in over 110,000 Internet caf√©s. If you’re Xu (Ian) Yang and your job is to sell Chinese on using computers with Intel chips, those numbers will surely grab your attention. In late 2003, Yang, the Beijing co-general manager of Asia-Pacific for Intel Corp. (INTC), was in the northeastern […]

Intel signs Internet memorandum with – Taipei Times

From Taipei Times, via Asia Media (link): Intel Corp, the world’s biggest chipmaker, signed a memorandum of understanding with Inc to expand Internet search services in China. The two companies will develop chips used in mobile phones, laptop computers, and desktop computers, Beijing-based said in an e-mailed statement yesterday., China’s most used […]

Intel Powers Network Center of Chinese State Grid

This special feature article was on Intel’s publication: Grid Today. “The Computer Network Information Center (CNIC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Lenovo (Holdings) Co., Ltd. recently reached an agreement by which Lenovo, with the guidance of the National 863 Project, will work with CNIC to build for CAS a powerful High Performance […]

Intel: Won’t Support China’s Wi-Fi Rules (Reuters)

Reuters reported today that: “Intel Corp, the world’s largest chip maker, said on Wednesday it will not develop applications based on Chinese encryption standards for wireless computing, taking a hard line in an ongoing dispute between U.S. technology companies and China.” See full report on the Washington Post’s website.



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