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China is beating the world on yet another climate technology — Quartz

In July 2021, UK-based oil major Shell made a splash when it switched on a 10-megawatt facility to produce hydrogen from renewable energy, the largest in Europe. “Green” hydrogen, as it’s called, is rare today, but is poised to be essential in the climate-proofed economy to replace fossil fuels in agriculture, shipping, and heavy industry. […]

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Internet

Our battle with China over the future of the Internet is just beginning

Placeholder while article actions load Welcome to The Cybersecurity 202! Before the month is over consider checking out Louis Malle’s 1990 film “May Fools” about the 1968 Paris student riots. Arcade Fire’s “Month of May” isn’t half bad either.  Below: Twitter will pay a $150 million fine for collecting users’ personal information for security but […]

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China Smartphone Sales Decline for 10 Consecutive Weeks in First Half of 2022

BEIJING & SEOUL & HONG KONG & NEW DELHI & LONDON & SAN JOSE, Calif. & BUENOS AIRES, May 18, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–China’s smartphone sales declined for 10 consecutive weeks since the sixth week of 2022 when compared to the same period in 2021, according to Counterpoint Research’s China Weekly Sales Tracker. Weakened consumer sentiment caused […]

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Smartphone

China launches its first quantum-encrypted smartphone

A Chinese telecom service provider rolled off its first quantum-encrypted smartphone, May 16, 2022. /CFP A Chinese telecom service provider rolled off its first quantum-encrypted smartphone, May 16, 2022. /CFP A Chinese telecom service provider rolled off its first quantum-encrypted smartphone on Monday, a day before the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. Launched by China […]

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Technology

BRV China backs KEYi Tech straddling boundaries between technology, art and education

BRV China is pleased to announce a follow-on commitment for KEYi Technology, maker of the widely-popular smart toy robot ClicBot HONG KONG, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BlueRun Ventures China (BRV China) participated in the latest funding round for KEYi Technology, an innovative robotics firm that recently completed its latest funding round led by Anker […]

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Internet

China Tries to Steady Its Economy. Be Cautious.

Text size Stocks bounced on China’s latest efforts to steady its economy. Isaac Lawrence/AFP via Getty Images China’s efforts to steady its economy and markets include an indication that they are willing to pause the technology crackdown that has battered the sector for 18 months. But the move, which sparked a rally on Friday, is […]

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China smartphone demand helps lift forecasts for chipmaker Qualcomm

Signs of Qualcomm and 5G are pictured at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Shanghai, China June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feb 2 (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) posted record first-quarter revenue on Wednesday and beat Wall Street forecasts for the current quarter, boosted by strong […]

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Business Tech

Kenny Rogers, China, and the tech business

Few know it, but the great songwriter Kenny Rogers also had a lot to teach the world about cybersecurity. No. Seriously. His classic song, “The Gambler,” is not just a story about wagering, it can be read as a parable about cybersecurity and, in today’s lesson, about the perils of doing business in authoritarian nations. […]

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