MAI Logic historical information
  • Priest of the Order of the Butterfly
    Priest of the Order of the Butterfly
    KennyR
    Posts: 805 from 2003/3/4
    From: #AmigaZeux, Gu...
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    Additional coverage Courtesy AmigaNews: http://amiga-news.de/de/news/AN-2022-07-00068-DE.html
    Comment #6 from the story above includes an active archive link on topic

    (sorry, for some reason I can not embed this in a clickable link)
    I keep getting a smile face substitution for "D" regardless of what I try here. heh.

    #6



    Try this.

    It's a pity so few are interested in this any more. So basically the story on "our" side goes something like this:

    The Chinese steal the plans of PPC chips for fighters, including IBM/Apple's northbridge for new Macs, but make an arse of it because the chip has broken DMA. They attempt to sell it as a "Hackintosh" board, a common (but misguided) tactic of the late 90s. But the board is shit and the chip is broken, so nobody buys it.

    Martin Schueler promises everything to Eyetech, but falls through because he was clueless, leaving Eyetech in the lurch.

    Eyetech do some intense industrial searching and find Mai, and buy their Teron, and label it the AmigaONE, not only cheating its gullible customers into thinking it's a new Amiga design, but actually unwittingly taking part in a Chinese government attempt to steal US military technology.

    IBM find out and ditch Mai from their partners list, and the company mysteriously disappears.

    Eyetech run away.

    [ Edited by KennyR 22.07.2022 - 22:58 ]
  • »22.07.22 - 22:54
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  • Order of the Butterfly
    Order of the Butterfly
    number6
    Posts: 461 from 2008/8/10
    Thanks Kenny.

    Substituting with tinyurl did the trick.

    #6

    @Andreas_Wolf

    I suppose the above might not be off-topic for main considering the connection here.

    Please move it or link to it if you feel that's appropriate.

    Take care,

    #6
  • »22.07.22 - 23:37
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  • Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 11598 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > So basically the story on "our" side goes something like this:
    > The Chinese steal the plans of PPC chips for fighters,
    > including IBM/Apple's northbridge for new Macs

    This reads like taken verbatim from Jason Hou's story (before the comma) and enriched by some KennyR delusions (after the comma) :-)

    > but make an arse of it because the chip has broken DMA.

    Considering that the FC-31/J-31 does fly, it may be concluded they didn't use stolen Aureate/Articia technology ;-)
    On the other hand, the identified chipset bugs may be non-issues for an aircraft cockpit display control system with supposedly only limited PCI bus load.

    > They attempt to sell it as a "Hackintosh" board

    Nobody ever attempted to sell a Teron board as a "Hackintosh" board. The idea doesn't make any sense given that no version of Mac OS can be run on such board.

    > Eyetech […] unwittingly taking part in a Chinese government
    > attempt to steal US military technology.

    So you think Jason Hou's story is true, even when Michael Coe's research says it isn't and it was Hou himself who in 2003 presented his products to Chinese government and military officials and in 2004 sold his technology to Chinese company ARC-9?

    > IBM find out and ditch Mai from their partners list

    IBM listed Mai Logic and its products as "Ready for IBM Technology" at least as long as the Wayback Machine crawled that webpage, which was until mid-2008.

    > and the company mysteriously disappears.

    According to Hou/Fukada, "the sophisticated business attacks […] orchestrated by Mr. Chiao [of Winbond and SMIC] led to Atum's bankruptcy in 2004 and Mai Logic's in 2005." :-)
  • »23.07.22 - 20:49
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  • Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 11598 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > @Andreas_Wolf
    > Please move it or link to it if you feel that's appropriate.

    As a mere user, I have no such powers.
  • »23.07.22 - 20:51
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  • Order of the Butterfly
    Order of the Butterfly
    number6
    Posts: 461 from 2008/8/10
    Quote:

    Andreas_Wolf wrote:
    > @Andreas_Wolf
    > Please move it or link to it if you feel that's appropriate.

    As a mere user, I have no such powers.




    Fair enough.

    #6
  • »24.07.22 - 00:44
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