American tech sector frets as US-China trade tensions simmer

As US-China trade tensions ratchet up, the technology sector is fretting over the potential for collateral damage to one of America’s most important export industries. The tech industry is not directly affected by the new tariffs unveiled by the Trump administration which aim to target Beijing for unfair trade practices failure to protect intellectual property. … More American tech sector frets as US-China trade tensions simmer

Softbank-backed Katerra wants to disrupt the construction industry using Silicon Valley’s electronics industry approach

The construction industry is ripe for disruption. The last craft industry, construction has yet to enter the industrial or technology age. People are building homes today essentially the same way they did in the mid-1800s. Economies of scale just don’t exist: most sites/projects are designed, planned, quoted, bought out, and built as one-off projects. Yet … More Softbank-backed Katerra wants to disrupt the construction industry using Silicon Valley’s electronics industry approach

Operations of Apple’s iCloud services in China are about to be transferred to a company in Guizhou

According to Apple Inc., iCloud services in mainland China will be transferred to cloud company in Guizhou and will be responsible for the operation starting from February 28 this year, Chinese media People’s Daily is reporting. Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Development Co., Ltd. (GCBD, 云上贵州公司) will be responsible for iCloud operations in mainland China and … More Operations of Apple’s iCloud services in China are about to be transferred to a company in Guizhou