China's Ubuntu Kylin Targets Second RISC-V Board

China’s Ubuntu Kylin Targets Second RISC-V Board

Ubuntu Kylin, China’s official fork of Ubuntu, which is named after a mythical part-dragon, part-horse (maybe part-giraffe?) beast, is now targeting a second RISC-V platform following its release for the five-core HiFive Unmatched Mini ITX board earlier this year. According to The Register, the new port for an unnamed StarFive development board will be part…

Richard Liu: The downfall of China’s Jeff Bezos

Richard Liu: The downfall of China’s Jeff Bezos

Some of China’s richest entrepreneurs have been booted out of their companies in the past two years as the Chinese government’s crackdown on tech barons gathers pace. The latest to join the throng, says Bloomberg, is Richard Liu, founder of JD.com, the country’s second-biggest ecommerce giant. He handed the reins to his rising lieutenant, Xu…