Trump Administration adds China’s Comac and Xiaomi to trade blacklist

The Trump Administration has added nine Chinese companies, including Chinese plane maker Comac and mobile phone maker Xiaomi,  to a trade blacklist which Washington thinks are owned or controlled by the Chinese military. These companies will be subject to a new U.S. investment ban which will compel American investors to divest their holdings of the…

AMD and HPE win U.S. supercomputer deal which will model nuclear blasts

In a statement, Advanced Micro Devices Inc and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co stated, they had won a $600 million deal to deliver a supercomputer that will be used by the U.S. Department of Energy’s nuclear security arm to support the nation’s nuclear arsenal. The supercomputer, dubbed El Capitan, named after the famous rock face in…