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Gartner's 10 Technology Predictions for 2018: The Good, the Bad & the Obvious

Gartner’s at it again. Every year it predicts what the next year (and beyond) in technology will look like. They’re not always right, of course, but their job is to identify broad trends by abstracting at just the right level of analysis where specific accuracy is hard to verify after the fact. Who …

Internet of Things

Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos' mentor used a simple test to figure out who is a true leader

You can have the most impressive title in the world and still not be a leader.<p>According to the late Bill Campbell, who established a reputation as the "coach" of Silicon Valley, only one thing determines whether or not you're a leader: the opinions of those you're supposed to be leading.<p>A former …

Leadership

Starbucks is entering a new era — and 4 jokes reveal the biggest problems haunting its business

The other weekend I went with my family to a coffee shop that my mother deemed "the most beautiful" Starbucks she'd ever seen.<p>It was a sprawling, comfortable space on the main street in suburban Michigan, where we were visiting family. The exterior was covered in wood shingles and river rocks. …

Coffee
eCommerce

2017 National People’s Congress: China’s Innovation-Driven Future

<i>‘In the past 30 years, China’s economic development mainly</i> <i>relied</i> <i>on introducing results of the second industrial revolution, particularly</i> <i>foreign</i> …

How Does China’s Imperial Past Shape Its Foreign Policy Today?

Throughout most of history China dominated Asia, up until what many Chinese refer to as the “century of humiliation”—when Japan and Western powers …

China

More than 100 Chinese cities now above 1 million people

Government policy and a shift westward have fed the staggering scale of China’s urban ambitions – 119 cities as big as Liverpool, and likely double that by 2025<p>The other China week: what it is and how you can be involved Explore our special investigative series here<p>China now has more than 100 …

China’s History and the South China Sea

China's Miracle Is Over

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told the National People’s Congress that China’s GDP growth rate would drop from 7% in 2016 to 6.5% this year. In 2016, the country’s growth rate was the lowest it has been since 1990.<p>The precision with which any country’s economic growth is measured is dubious, since …

Economics

China Just Handed Trump A Really Good Reason To Retaliate

Saturday, Miao Wei, the head of the powerful Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, tried to reassure the international community that Beijing’s Made in China 2025 plan will not discriminate against foreign companies. Minister Miao was responding to sharp criticisms contained in a report …

China