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  • China Mobile to Begin Large-Scale 5G Testing This Year Qualcomm, ZTE, and China Mobile have announced plans to start interoperability testing and outdoor trials for the new 5G radio specifications being developed by the 3GPP group (via DigiTimes). The interoperability testing and trials will launch in China starting in the second half of 2017, with the goal of the trials being to showcase how 5G ...
  • 500 Startups reboots its efforts in China, but there’s no dedicated fund  500 Startups is rebooting its efforts in Greater China after it hired a new head of business for the region, which covers mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Edith Yeung, a former executive with browser firm Dolphin Mobile, is taking up the reins. The VC firm had been without a recognized setup in China for ...
  • Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion Baidu is charging up its video content push after iQiyi, its YouTube-style service in China, raised $1.53 billion from the sale of convertible notes to investors. The deal appears to end speculation that the firm was mulling an IPO. iQiyi, which had on offer to go independent fall through last year, raised the capital from a number of top-name ...
  • Facebook on course to be the WeChat of the West, says Gartner  It’s the beginning of the end for smartphone apps as we have known and tapped on them, reckons Gartner. The analyst is calling the start of a “post-apps” era, based on changes in consumer interactions that appear driven, in large part, by the rise of dominant messaging platforms designed to consume more and more of ...
  • Chinese solar exports fall in 2016 with global anti-dumping measures Besides trade issues, manufacturers have also been opening Southeast Asian factories. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Temasek jumps into China’s bike rental startup war with investment in MoBike  Temasek, Singapore’s state-owned investment firm, has jumped into China’s on-demand cycle war after it backed MoBike. China’s ride-sharing war is last year’s news. The big battle between Uber and Didi Chuxing is essentially over after the latter agreed to buy the former’s China-based business. The new startup drama du jour is in bikes — services that let… Read ...
  • Apple Loses Fourth Place to Xiaomi in Booming China Smartphone Market Apple has fallen to fifth place in China’s booming smartphone market, where combined sales reached 131.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, accounting for nearly a third of worldwide shipments. The Q4 figure confirmed the highest ever annual … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • How Xi Jinping’s global ambitions could thrive as Trump turns inward As Donald Trump steers the US towards isolationism and protectionism, China’s leader is casting himself as a champion of internationalism and free trade. But are Xi’s values really compatible with those of the rest of the world? Some call it Xi Jinping’s Big White Book; a 515-page, 2.5kg tome in which China’s paramount leader lays out ...
  • Why Donald Trump can’t bully China on trade Beijing holds trillions of dollars in US debt and any trade disruption could lead to huge price rises in the budget stores on which many Americans rely As US President Donald Trump proceeds to destabilise the postwar global economic order, much of the world is collectively holding its breath. Commentators search for words to describe his ...
  • ‘UK could be fastest-growing G7 economy if it gets trade deals right’ PwC predicts UK will be hit in short term by Brexit, but will outperform US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan by 2050 The UK could shake off the near-term impact of Brexit to become the fastest-growing economy in the G7 group of rich countries between now and 2050, according to a report that paints a ...
  • Fintech is stimulating Chinese consumption and capital flow  Fintech is rapidly being adopted in China and is spurring consumption, both domestically in China and internationally. I interviewed the CEOs of three companies in China that are using fintech to boost purchases, ranging from daily necessities to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Apple and iPhone 7 Continue to Be Outpaced by Lower-Cost Smartphone Brands in China Apple remained the fourth largest smartphone vendor in China in 2016, beaten out by Oppo, Huawei, and Vivo in first, second, and third places, respectively, according to new data from research firm IDC. As a whole, IDC said it was a good year for the s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Apple and iPhone 7 Continue to Be Outpaced by Lower-Cost Smartphone Brands in China Apple remained the fourth largest smartphone vendor in China in 2016, beaten out by Oppo, Huawei, and Vivo in first, second, and third places, respectively, according to new data from research firm IDC. As a whole, IDC said it was a good year for the s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Oppo topped China’s smartphone market in 2016, as Apple recorded first annual decline  Oppo is not a name that is anything like as familiar as Apple, Xiaomi or Huawei worldwide, but there’s further proof that it is most definitely one to watch, according the findings of a new report. That’s because the little-known phone-maker scooped the top spot for smartphone sales in China last year, for the first time, fractionally beating out its ...
  • Snap sees risks in Brexit, hacking and China’s Great Firewall  Snapchat, which filed for its initial public offering today, sees potential risks to its business in cybersecurity and international regulation, particularly in China and the European Union. Security breaches — and the privacy concerns that follow — have already caused problems for Snapchat, according to its filing. The document refers to a CEO impersonation scam that ...
  • Markets rally after solid manufacturing data – business live All the day’s economic and financial news, including new factory reports from Asia, Europe and the US 7.42am GMT Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. It’s a new month, which means a flood of economic surveys showing how the world’s factories performed in January. In ...
  • Volkswagen takes global sales crown from Toyota on back of China sales less affected by diesel-cheating scandal Volkswagen sold a record 10.3 million vehicles in 2016, outpacing its rival with a 3.8 percent gain from a year earlier Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • This startup wants to make China’s electric scooters as desirable as iPhones  China is a big country with big cities and big roads. Imagine what it must feel like to know that the closest subway station or bus stop is 20-30 minutes away. Imagine getting in your car at 2 pm on a Thursday thinking that the traffic should be okay only to find that traffic definitely ...
  • The E.U. Has Asked China to Open Its Markets and Make Good on Pro-Trade Rhetoric The call follows Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s implicit criticism of Trumpian protectionism at the recent World Economic Forum Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Apple sues Qualcomm in China, expanding fight over patent licensing Qualcomm is under legal attack, now in two of the world’s biggest markets. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Britain accused of letting down Hong Kong democracy activists Chris Patten says Britain has prioritised trade deals with China over defending freedoms guaranteed in 1997 handover The UK is guilty of a dereliction of its duty to Hong Kong and is “selling its honour” to secure trade deals with China, the territory’s former governor Chris Patten has warned. He said Britain had let down pro-democracy activists ...
  • Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion  Alibaba just reported a very impressive quarter of business, but there was a small nugget of notable funding news tucked away in its announcement. Koubei, an Alibaba affiliate company focused on enabling local commerce, closed a $1.1 billion financing round this month. The funding was led by Silver Lake, CDH Investments, Yunfeng Capital and Primavera Capital, Alibaba ...
  • China announces mass shutdown of VPNs that bypass Great Firewall China says all VPN providers must get permission from government to operate. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Hugo Barra Leaving Xiaomi and Returning to Silicon Valley Next Month Xiaomi vice president Hugo Barra today announced that he will be leaving the Chinese smartphone maker next month. The former senior Android executive at Google said he will be returning to Silicon Valley in February after the Chinese New Year to reunite with friends and family. He described moving to Beijing, some “6,500 miles out of ...
  • Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike snags strategic investment from Foxconn  Just weeks after landing a $215 million Series D funding round, Chinese bike-sharing service Mobike has scooped up a strategic investor from prolific manufacturing firm Foxconn. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Half of China’s population now uses the internet on a mobile device  The growth of smartphone sales may be declining, but the reach of mobile internet in China has now reached the notable threshold of 50 percent for the first time. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Crunch Report | Apple Suing Qualcomm for $1 Billion Apple is suing Qualcomm for $1 billion, the hit app Meitu may be collecting too much data, Whitehouse.gov removes LGBT, climate change and more and Kristen Stewart appeared as a co-author on an AI paper. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Chinese growth slips to slowest pace for 26 years With fears about the Trump presidency, rising debt levels and an unwinding property boom, the world’s No 2 economy is set for an uncertain 2017 China’s economy slowed further last year to expand at its weakest pace for quarter of a century, with warnings that it risks losing further momentum in 2017 as Donald Trump’s presidency ...
  • New US administration unlikely to be awed by China’s year-end spurt GDP growth improved to 6.8% but only after a 19% increase in public investment and a lighter touch on real estate borrowing The silver lining in China’s disappointing 2016 growth figures was the pickup in performance at the end of the year. Or so it seems. Annualised GDP growth improved to hit 6.8% in the final three ...
  • Megaviral Meitu “beauty” app’s data grab is anything but skin-deep Android version seeks intrusive permissions, sends lots of data to servers in China. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • The new silk road: From China to the U.K., world’s longest train route arrives in London The arrival of a freight train at Barking, east London, signalled a new chapter in the history of the centuries-old trading route Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Chinese government has ordered 103 planned coal plants to be canceled Existing coal plants are underutilized, and investment in new sources may increase. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Foxconn Planning New Facility to Help Apple Build Prototypes of New Products Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is planning to build a new facility next to the iPhone maker’s upcoming research and development center in Shenzhen, China, according to Nikkei Asian Review. The report cites an unnamed source who claims the facility will enable Foxconn to “better help Apple create prototypes of new products in this new campus,” set ...
  • The Guardian view on Davos: beat extremists by tackling extreme economics | Editorial Trump and Farage have harnessed public rage at gross inequality. Beating them means closing the wealth gap A good measure of the topsy-turviness of our political economy could be found at Davostoday. As the billionaires gathered for the World Economic Forum, the toast of the Alps was Xi Jinping. The first Chinese president ever to address ...
  • China’s next big short is stocks, hedge fund manager says China’s attempts to prop up its currency are tightening domestic monetary conditions and making a credit crisis increasingly likely, according to hedge fund manager Kevin C. Smith Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Silk Road route back in business as China train rolls into London After 16 days and 7,456 miles, the locomotive’s arrival heralds the dawn of a new commercial era When the East Wind locomotive rumbles into east London this week, it will be at the head of 34 carriages full of socks, bags and wallets for London’s tourist souvenir shops, as well as the dust and grime accumulated ...
  • Robotics, Trump and Brexit turn up the heat amid the snow of Davos The world is full of scary new problems for delegates at this year’s World Economic Forum – not that old ones like climate and poverty have gone away Donald Trump’s US election victory and the UK’s vote to leave the European Union will cast a long shadow over the global elite’s annual gathering in the Swiss ...
  • FTSE 100 closes at another record high after US data boosts dollar – as it happened The FTSE 100 closes at a record high for the 12th successive day Chinese exports slump amid fears of a US trade war Germany’s Merkel poised for Brexit negotiations Bank of England’s Saunders: jobless rate could stay below 5% US retail sales rise 0.6% in December Sterling volatility mounts as May prepares Brexit speech UK Christmas retail: the winners and ...
  • China voices economic fears about Donald Trump presidency Beijing’s concerns about a further slowdown in trade come as political uncertainty and social tensions spread anxiety about global economy China suffered a sharp drop in exports last year and there are fears its trading position will weaken further in 2017 with repercussions for the global economy if Donald Trump’s protectionist policies prompt a trade ...
  • Xiaomi stops disclosing annual sales figures as CEO admits the company grew too fast  Xiaomi has forgone its tradition of revealing how many smartphones it sold the previous year. The strategy yielded many headlines for the highly-regarded Chinese outfit, but today its CEO admitted that Xiaomi has been in transition after growing “too fast”. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • Alibaba is buying Chinese mall operator Intime for $2.6B to modernize offline retail  Alibaba is continuing its efforts to get into and modernize offline retail after the e-commerce giant lodged a $2.6 billion offer to fully acquire Intime. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Apple Planning to Open Flagship Store in Milan, Italy Apple is planning to open a flagship retail store underneath Piazza del Liberty, or Liberty Square, in Milan, the most populous metropolitan area in Italy, according to preliminary guidelines approved by the city’s planning department last month. Re… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • China’s Tencent takes on the App Store with launch of ‘mini programs’ for WeChat  Today marks the tenth anniversary of the iPhone, a device that practically invented the smartphone genre in itself, but, over in China, a more modern bellwether of the mobile industry rolled out its own innovation which could shape the future. Re… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • WeChat Launches Cloud-Based, iMessage App Store-Like ‘Mini Program’ Popular Chinese mobile app company WeChat congratulated Apple on ten years of the iPhone earlier this morning, with founder Allan Zhang posting photos online from the iPhone’s unveiling in January 2007. Simultaneously, WeChat parent company Tencent Holdings launched a suite of cloud-based smartphone apps that analysts believe suggests WeChat intends to “play ...
  • Apple pulls New York Times app from its China store – acting on Beijing’s orders Apple has removed the New York Times app from its digital store in China, acting on what it says were orders from the Chinese government Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • China hits back at ‘extreme’ tariffs from rival economies Rise in EU steel tariffs among measures cited by ministry of commerce, amid fears that Donald Trump could hit Chinese goods with tariffs of up to 45% China has criticised “extreme” tariffs on its exports amid concerns in Beijing that Donald Trump will embark on a policy of protectionism as US president. Trump has pledged to hit ...
  • The pink yuan: how Chinese business is embracing the LGBT market While businesses in China are embracing the ‘pink economy’, their human resources policies aren’t embracing LGBT rights Remember when the term “pink dollar” was first coined? It was one of the buzz phrases of the 1990s: a time of much change with regard to views on homosexuality in many countries. Lesbians were snogging on ...
  • China launches freight-train line to London as part of bid to increase trade ties with Europe The freight will travel 12,000 kilometres over 18 days, departing from the city of Yiwu and arriving in London it will pass through several countries including Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany and France Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Twitter’s controversial head of China is the latest exec to leave the company  The Twitter executive exodus continues. CTO Adam Messinger and COO Adam Bain are among those to have left the company in recent months and now you can add Twitter’s head of its business in China to that list. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • No cobalt, no Tesla?  The battery industry uses 42 percent of global cobalt production, critical for Lithium-ion cells. Much of the world’s supply of cobalt comes out of Africa. Chinese players recently bought controlling stakes in one of Africa’s largest known cobalt sources. Tesla has stated that the cobalt it needs will be sourced in North America, but the ...
  • New Report Delves Into Inner Workings of Foxconn’s Zhengzhou iPhone Plant In a lengthy new article posted online today, The New York Times has delved into the inner workings of Foxconn’s major iPhone manufacturing plant in Zhengzhou, China, referred to locally as “iPhone City.” The article describes how the facility became one of Apple’s major global manufacturing plants, as well as the “hidden bounty of perks, ...
  • New Report Delves Into Inner Workings of Foxconn’s Zhengzhou iPhone Plant In a lengthy new article posted online today, The New York Times has delved into the inner workings of Foxconn’s major iPhone manufacturing plant in Zhengzhou, China, referred to locally as “iPhone City.” The article describes how the facility became one of Apple’s major global manufacturing plants, as well as the “hidden bounty of perks, ...
  • NFL games are now live streaming on China’s Sina Weibo network  The NFL is hoping to expand its presence in China with a new deal that gives social media platform, Sina Weibo – often called China’s Twitter –  the rights to live stream select games on its network, including the Super Bowl. The deal marks the first time a sports league will live stream games on ...
  • Oscar’s £52m move to Shanghai is worrying for Chelsea FC – and China Paying silly prices, like Shanghai SIPG has for the Brazilian midfielder, is a sign of a bubble economy about to burst Fine wines. Fast cars. Old masters. To the list of luxury goods that have been snapped up by China’s new rich, add Premier League footballers after Shanghai SIPG struck a deal to buy Oscar, Chelsea’s ...
  • China says Trump’s pick of hostile trade adviser is ‘no laughing matter’ State media voices concern about the appointment of hawkish Peter Navarro to key trade post Donald Trump’s decision to hand a key spot in his administration to a scholar known for his “apocalyptic” attacks on China is further proof the American billionaire is spoiling for a fight with Beijing, a Chinese newspaper has claimed. Peter Navarro, a ...
  • Crunch Report | Mario Run Breaks App Store Record Mario Run Breaks App Store record with 40 million downloads, OurMine hacks Marvel and Netflix Twitter accounts, Snap opens R&D office in China, SARA is Facebook’s new innovation advantage and Uber loses up to $3 billion in 2016. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Share this:Click to email this to ...
  • Tim Cook explains to Apple employees why he met with President-elect Trump  In a series of answers to questions posted on Apple’s internal employee info service Apple Web today, CEO Tim Cook commented to employees on some hot button topics. One of those was why he met with President-elect Trump. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Apple Enters Agreement With World’s Largest Wind Turbine Maker for Clean Energy Projects Apple recently struck a deal with Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology, known as the world’s largest wind turbine maker, which will bring clean energy into the production processes and manufacturing plants of Apple’s partner facilities in China (via South China Morning Post). Specifically, Goldwind’s wholly-owned subsidiary Beijing Tianrun New Energy Investment will transfer a 30 percent ...
  • Chinese Consumer Group Complains of Spontaneous iPhone 6 Fires, but Apple Blames ‘Physical Damage’ As Apple’s iPhone 6s is facing scrutiny in China over a battery issue that causes unexpected shutdowns, a Chinese consumer group has complained of a separate problem with the iPhone 6 – spontaneous battery fires. According to the The Wall Street Journal, the Shanghai Consumer Council says it received eight reports from Chinese users claiming their ...
  • Apple’s Next Store Opens in Shanghai on December 10 Apple has announced it will be opening a new retail store at Vanke Mall in Qibao, an ancient town and popular tourist destination in the suburbs of Shanghai, China, on Saturday, December 10 at 10:00 a.m. local time. The location will become Apple’s seventh retail store in Shanghai and its 489th store overall. Apple is closing ...
  • WeChat, China’s top messaging app, no longer tells users when it censors their messages  Users of WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, are having conversations secretly censored without their knowledge, according to a new report from Citizen Lab. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Crunch Report | Casey Neistat’s Beme Acquired by CNN Casey Neistat’s Beme gets acquired by CNN, how did Black Friday 2016 do?, getting iCloud spam calendar invites?, Uber China gets its own app and San Francisco’s Muni gets hacked. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Uber’s China app is now separate from its global app — and a nightmare for foreigners  If you’re an overseas visitor to China, you’ll no longer be able to use Uber for your rides. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • China’s property frenzy and surging debt raises red flag for economy Outstanding loans have risen sharply to 40% of GDP but analysts fear the end of the credit binge could trigger a crisis for the wider world Chinese household debt has risen at an “alarming” pace as property values have soared, analysts have said, raising the risk that a real estate downturn could wreak havoc on the ...
  • Japan plans 130-petaflop China-beating number-crunching supercomputer Sadly, name of supercomputing monster is the boring “AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Crunch Report | Facebook Builds a Censorship Tool Facebook builds a censorship tool so it could not be banned from China anymore, Twitter suspends Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account, your headphones can be hacked to listen to you, MIT creates artificial muscles and Ditto is now in Pokémon GO. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Share this:Click to email ...
  • China will defend trade rights in face of Trump tariff threats, official says US president-elect has pledged a 45% levy on Chinese goods Senior Beijing trade official says US must ‘honour WTO obligations’ China will defend its rights under World Trade Organisation tariff rules if US president-elect Donald Trump moves toward executing his campaign threats to levy punitive duties on goods made in China, a senior trade official has said. ...
  • Facebook is unlikely to succeed in China, even if it compromises on free speech  Facebook may have laid some of the early groundwork for a potential entry into China, but the U.S. social network’s chances of making a dent in the world’s most populous country are remote. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Donald Trump’s Pledge to Withdraw U.S. From TPP Opens the Door for China Trump has nixed U.S. involvement in the TPP, which would cover annual trade of $27 trillion Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Apple adds former Wall Street Journal editor to its China PR team  It isn’t uncommon to see Apple hire from the media to staff its PR roster, and now the iPhone-maker has done so in Asia, too. Wei Gu, a long-time China reporter most recently with the Wall Street Journal, has joined Apple to take up a PR Director role based out of its office in Shanghai, ...
  • Apple Hires Former WSJ Reporter as Public Relations Director in China Apple has hired a former reporter and columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Wei Gu, to its public relations department in Shanghai, China. Gu’s role, per LinkedIn (via TechCrunch) will be PR Director, which she began this month. Gu’s professional h… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Report: Apple asked manufacturing partners to explore making iPhones in the U.S.  Foxconn, Apple’s key manufacturing partner, is among a number of supply chain companies that are said to be exploring the potential to relocate iPhone production facilities from Asia to the U.S., according to a report in Japanese newspaper The Nikkei. The report comes in the wake of the U.S. election and promises that the winning candidate made ...
  • LeEco secures $600M in fresh funding as financial issues reportedly halt electric car project  There’s good news and bad news for LeEco, the ambitious Chinese tech company that is working on electric cars, smartphones, smart TVs and more. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Following Trump and Brexit, Canada should be expanding its trade relationship with China China is Canada’s third-most important country for exports and imports, after the United States and the 28-nation European Union Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Chinese scientists CRISPR a human for the first time  A group of Chinese scientists just injected a human being with cells genetically edited using CRISPR-Cas9 technology. This is the first time CRISPR has been used on a fully formed adult human and its encouraged a biomedical battle between China and the United States. The scientists from China are hoping the genetically edited cells will help their ...