China recently joined an elite group by launching its own global navigation system, BeiDou. But how does it stack up against the other major systems of Galileo, GLONASS and GPS? On 23 June 2020, China completed a decades-long project to build a global navigation satellite system by launching yet another satellite into outer space. It […]
China leads the global smartphone market both in terms of manufacturing and smartphone brands. China has built up a remarkable lead in the global smartphone market over the last decade, both in manufacturing and brands. But things may be changing Throughout the recent China-US trade war, one consumer electronics product has been conspicuously exempt from […]
Alibaba is rapidly expanding its new offline retail food store chain, Freshippo (Hema in Chinese), with stores operating on cutting-edge innovations.
The COVID-19 crisis turned taking online classes from being a mere option to becoming an absolute necessity. What does this mean for businesses working in the education technology sector?
South-East Asia has become the latest battleground for e-commerce companies. Can China’s tech giants win by proxy?
China dominates the global gaming industry with its enormous market. What is driving this trend? Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG) are part of China’s growing virtual entertainment culture, generating both cash and concerns about addiction and social isolation.
Foreign supermarket giants are losing their dominance in the Chinese market to local competitors. The retreat of foreign supermarkets is reinforcing China’s reputation as an infamously difficult market to break into.
ByteDance is one of a new wave of Chinese tech companies challenging the older and more established Chinese players, led by BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent). TikTok is the first Chinese app to take the world by storm, and its owner is now rubbing shoulders with the likes of YouTube and Facebook.
The “fourth industrial revolution,” defined by artificial intelligence, has begun. But with it comes a new problem: How can we protect our privacy while utilizing data as an asset? Property rights have been crucial to society since time immemorial, but as technology evolves, rights too are changing, and creating new challenges.
China, home to half of the world’s Smart Cities, is rapidly enhancing its technology to upgrade urban management. With the imminent rollout of the Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Cities featuring a centrally-controlled approach to just about everything, are becoming a reality, and China is leading the way.