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…)
Shanghai’s new Free Trade Zone has attracted a lot of media attention as many see it as laboratory for reforms that could one day be implemented nationwide.
Some 25 companies have so far been given the green light to start operations including 11 financial institutions, most of which are domestic banks. (continue reading…)
Western retailers have been using data mining technology for over a decade to try to get a feel for what their customers like. China’s online fashion retailer Xiu.com has taken a leaf out of their book with IBM’s Smarter Commerce technology and has seen sales soar from 10,000 items a day to 100,000. (continue reading…)
All roads lead to Hong Kong, at least the digital ones do. HK’s strategic location on the mainland’s doorstep combined with its business-friendly regime make it the idea place for a data centre hosting business.