Would you trust your business to run security software made by a Chinese company? That’s the challenge facing NQ Mobile, China’s biggest mobile-phone security company, which is now attempting to break into the US market. (continue reading…)
Made by China
They may not have the glamor or the speed of Tesla, but China’s little-known low-speed electric vehicles easily outnumber the hyped US electric car.
Should western workers fear China’s rise as a hi-tech nation? The question is topical as Alcatel-Lucent, the struggling French telecoms manufacturer, has just announced 10,000 job cuts, the latest round of losses in an industry that has seen the rapid rise of Chinese competitors. (continue reading…)
Europe’s car industry is still stuck in reverse gear and the European market is predicted to contract for its sixth consecutive year. So why would China’s Dongfeng be interested in investing in loss-making French carmaker Peugeot? (continue reading…)
ChinaSoft International, a Chinese IT solutions and outsourcing provider, plans to create a regional HQ in Shanghai’s new Free Trade Zone to get closer to the financial institutions that will make FTZ their home.
China is different, particularly when it comes to its smartphone market. Three smartphone brands — Coolpad, Lenovo and Xiaomi —which are unknown to western consumers all managed to beat Apple in China.
According to research firm ABI Research, Samsung retained its leading smartphone market share of 17% in Q2 2013, Lenovo took second with 13%, Coolpad was third with 10%, and Xiaomi edged out Apple with 6.5% share.
China has begun offering tax rebates to its photovoltaic panel manufacturers to boost domestic adoption of this clean energy source and support its domestic PV industry, hard hit by tumbling prices and excess capacity. (continue reading…)
Once, the words ‘innovation’ and ‘China’ rarely appeared in the same sentence. But things are changing fast and innovators in mainland China are gaining rapidly in competitiveness compared with companies in developed economies of Europe, the US and elsewhere. (continue reading…)
EngagingChina has always hoped that China would one day realise that its policy of aggressively stimulating its export-led economy would end in tears if pursued indefinitely. It looks like that day has arrived. (continue reading…)