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Reward for failure?

businessman-hands-euro-banknotes-money-bag-28941305The EU plans to contribute €6.3m to a support package for 611 Danish workers laid off by wind turbine giant Vestas because they were victims of Chinese competition.

The European Commission set up its little-known European Globalisation Adjustment Fund back in 2007 to help European workers who loses their jobs due to ‘changing global trade patterns’. (continue reading…)

A sleeping giant awakes

chinascientistChina spent an amazing $163bn on R&D last year. Even more amazing, thats  an 18% increase on the previous year.

The sheer size of the resources that China now devotes to R&D means that businesses in the west cannot afford to ignore rise of  China’s science-based industries. (continue reading…)

Chinese anti-malware tough sell in west

nqmobileWould 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…)

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Magic in China

MagicLogo1 Magic Software, a Nasdaq-listed Israeli software company specialized in integration software, has signed a partnership with China’s United Electronics Company to resell Magic’s products in mainland China, HK, Macau.

The partnership agreement for licenses, maintenance and support is worth nearly $1,000,000 over five years. (continue reading…)

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Smartphone OEMs look to grow beyond China

coolpadChina 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.

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AT&T advises Air China on mobile tech

250px-Air_China_Logo.svgAir China has brought in US telco AT&T to help it leverage mobile technology better and so strengthen its position in China’s international air travel market. (continue reading…)

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Huawei’s 3G browser deal

huaweiphones.jpgHuawei, China's fast-growing telecoms equipment maker, has struck a deal with Japan's Access to incorporate the latter's mobile phone browser in Huawei 3G cellular phones.

In a clear sign of how the industry's centre of gravity is shifting to China, the deal was struck with Access China, the local subsidiary of the Japanese software company, and focuses on WCDMA handsets, which can be used in 3G networks around the world.

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