Shenzhen

Apple iPhone X reportedly assembled by illegal student labor

Apple supplier Foxconn has been illegally employing students to work overtime in order to assemble the iPhone X, the Financial Times reported Tuesday.<p>…

Foxconn

Two Boeing 747 jumbo jets sold in China Taobao auction

<b>Two Boeing 747 planes have been sold on the Chinese e-shopping website Taobao for more than 320m yuan ($48m; £36m).</b><p>The jumbo jets are from a defunct cargo company and the court handling the bankruptcy had been trying to sell them for years.<p>Six previous offline auctions failed and so the planes were …

China

Shenzhen And Silicon Valley Are Merging Into One Giant Maker's Hub: Call It 'Calichina'

European state-owned aircraft manufacturer Airbus recently announced the location for its China innovation center. The lucky city is Shenzhen, Hong Kong’s younger but bigger brother just across the border in Guangdong province. Shenzhen is a booming metropolis of 12-15 million people (it’s growing …

Silicon Valley

High school students forced to make iPhones working 11-hour days

High school students who should be bringing apples for their teachers are instead being forced to make iPhones and working overtime at one of Apple’s …

Education

Air China Cancels Flights To North Korea

Yesterday <b>Air China operated their last flight from Beijing to Pyongyang in North Korea</b>, which was their only route to North Korea. Air China claims …

North Korea

Boeing 747s finally find buyers on Taobao - Xinhua

SHENZHEN, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Two Boeing 747 freighters were sold Tuesday on Taobao after repeated attempts to sell them offline.<p>The aircraft were …

News (China)

Ping An Catches Tech Fever

Is Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. turning into another Tencent Holdings Ltd.?<p>That might seem like a bizarre question for a three-decade-old company …

Business

Little-known Chinese brand becomes largest handset provider in Africa

<i>(China Daily)</i><p>Handsets made by Transsion Holdings, a little-known Chinese smartphone company based in Shenzhen, have become hot products in Africa, …

News (China)

India’s Opportunity In Hardware

A few months ago I was interviewed by India’s Economic Times. Slightly edited for clarity, with some images for enjoyment.<p><b>Q: How do investors think</b> …

Innovation

Ahead of the launch, Gionee teases bezel-less Gionee F205 and F6

Ahead of its 26 November launch, Gionee has teased Gionee F205 and F6, which are among the 8 bezel-less smartphones which would be launched in …

Tablets

Airbus' Eremenko Says Shenzhen the Next Silicon Valley

November 22nd, 2017, 3:42 AM UTC<p>Airbus Chief Technology Officer says Shenzhen is the next Silicon Valley. Speaking exclusively to Bloomberg's Yvonne …

Silicon Valley

Tencent cracks global top-five in market value

The market value of Chinese mainland tech giant Tencent has reached about 4.15 trillion HK dollars (around 523 billion USD), surpassing Facebook to …

News (China)

The Hardware Code: How Hardware Startups Succeed Or Fail

A few weeks ago, the folks at CB Insights dug into their data to identify the causes of hardware startup failures.<p>Their short list included:<p>1. Lack …

Startups

Hidden jewel on the hill: Prague’s Vyšehrad

Pictured is the Rotunda of St Martin in Vyšehrad. Built in the 11th century, it is among Prague’s oldest surviving buildings. Photo: Shen …

News (China)

Mark Zuckerberg is no longer king of social. Meet 'Pony' Ma

He's one of China's richest men -- THE richest, according to some rankings -- with a net worth of roughly $42 billion.<p>His business interests range from social media to artificial intelligence, and his company has invested in Snapchat and Tesla. The latest news: The tech giant he founded is more …

News (U.S.)

5 international cities with up-and-coming UI/UX design communities

Silicon Valley suffers from tech tunnel vision. Despite product design communities popping up all over the world, our industry leans towards myopic. …

São Paulo

Two Boeing 747s auctioned online sell for over 322m Yuan

Two Boeing 747s have been sold for a total of 322.8 million Yuan (48.6 million USD) on Alibaba's online auction platform. A third 747 up for sale …

News (China)

Maker Pro News: Multi-Tasking Robots, Making that Matters, the Amazon Apparatus, and More

<i>You’re reading our weekly Maker Pro Newsletter, which focuses on the impact of makers in business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and market trends. Subscribe today and never miss a post.</i><p><b>“If a consumer startup</b> …

China

Tencent breaks through $500bn stock market capitalisation

in Hong Kong<p>Tencent on Monday punched through a stock market capitalisation of $500bn, becoming the first Chinese technology company to join an elite …

Tencent

Here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now

<b>Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at JonesTrading, has an overview of today's markets.</b><p><b>Global markets are mixed on Monday.</b>• <b><br>WTI oil is off from its recent highs.</b><p><b>Here's Lutz:</b><p>Morning! US Futures are mixed, with the Spoos and Russell off small, while Nasdaq Outperforming as M&A Heats up in Semis (MRVL for CAVM). …

Markets

Tencent becomes Asia's most valuable company - Xinhua

SHENZHEN, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese internet giant Tencent has become Asia's most valuable company with its shares closing at record high on the …

News (China)

China's version of Twitch secures fresh D round and starts to make profits

China’s live-streaming frenzy is still on, at least in the e-sports space. Douyu TV, China’s Twitch counterpart, just finalized an undisclosed amount …

News (China)

Homemade Test Jig Is Cheaper Than Outsourcing

In the past, [Sjaak] has had his testing and programming jigs made for him in Shenzhen, but realized they weren’t that great of a value. They weren’t …

Arduino

Maker Faire Shenzhen 2017 — It’s a Wrap!

Attending the 6th Annual Maker Faire Shenzhen was a pretty awesome experience. It had been two years since my last Maker Faire Shenzhen, and I was thrilled to see the number of hands-on activities, female makers and their projects and families attending the event. This year, the Maker Faire …

Maker Faire

Warriors game day: How will Golden State handle Durant’s absence vs. Nets?

<b>Warriors at Nets</b><p><b>Time:</b> 3:00 p.m. PT<p><b>Where:</b> Barclays Center, Brooklyn<p><b>Coaches:</b> Steve Kerr, 4th season with Warriors (219-43 with Warriors and overall); Kenny Atkinson, 2nd season with Nets (26-71 with Nets and overall)<p><b>On air:</b> TV on NBC Sports Bay Area; Radio on 95.7 The Game<p><b>Records:</b> Warriors (12-4); …

Basketball

China's largest hi-tech fair opens in Shenzhen

Visitors watch flexible screens during the 19th China Hi-Tech Fair in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 16, 2017. More than 3,000 …

China

Inside the creative maker spaces proving China can do more than manufacture

On an overcast morning in outer Shenzhen, China, 50-year-old Dutchman Henk Werner, wearing sandals, cargo shorts, and a black backpack, arrives via …

China

Guangdong to step up promotion of China’s ‘Silicon Valley’ with incentives for foreign investment

China is stepping up its promotion of the “Greater Bay Area” – its version of Silicon Valley – in Guangdong province by offering incentives to …

China

China's home price growth picks up in October

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new home prices rose at a slightly faster pace in October after gains had held steady the previous month, as prices …

Economy

Gene Science Firm Stops Trading to Investigate Meteoric Stock Rise

Shares of China’s largest genomics firm BGI Genomics Co. were, as of Wednesday, worth 17 times more than when it listed in Shenzhen just four months …

News (China)