Why China and the US are fighting over 5G

5G has been making headlines recently. It came up in a White House memo leaked in January that argued creating a nationalized 5G network was the only way for the US to protect itself from Chinese security threats. Though lawmakers quickly dismissed the idea as an infringement on the private sector—”We’re not Venezuela,” said one … More Why China and the US are fighting over 5G

Renault, Alibaba Deepen Partnership for Connectivity, New Retail

Groupe Renault is expanding its partnership with Alibaba Group beyond branding to collaborate on connectivity solutions, business model innovation and enhanced operations via New Retail, the French manufacturer said on Wednesday. As part of the automaker’s 120th anniversary celebration in Shanghai, Alibaba, Groupe Renault and Dongfeng Renault—a joint venture between car manufacturers Dongfeng Motor Group … More Renault, Alibaba Deepen Partnership for Connectivity, New Retail

Both Chinese Government And Industry Tout Artificial Intelligence At CPPCC Meeting

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s took to the stage at the annual gathering of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) members and laid out a vision of the Chinese economy based on artificial intelligence. Corporate China also joint in the AI chorus. Li’s two-hour speech, along with the 2018 government work report presented, called for expanded … More Both Chinese Government And Industry Tout Artificial Intelligence At CPPCC Meeting

Sustainability – Europe’s chance to get back on the world map

Back in the early days Europe used to be nothing else than a battle field for the neighboring tribes. Today the tribes have evolved, but the very same turf wars continue all around Europe. Look at Germany, France, U.K., Poland. Despite the nations today we face more competition between companies, associations, investors. The playing field … More Sustainability – Europe’s chance to get back on the world map

Opinion: Southeast Asia should not be afraid to copy China

China has always been regarded as a copycat of Western innovation. But given the successes of WeChat, Tmall, Ant Financial, and the like, its companies are starting to be recognized as true innovators. In fact, China has developed so fast that Southeast Asia easily lags behind by roughly three to five years. But the region … More Opinion: Southeast Asia should not be afraid to copy China

Peter Thiel: Silicon Valley’s monopoly on tech companies is over

Peter Thiel is a heavyweight entrepreneur and investor who made his career in Silicon Valley. He launched and took public online payments company PayPal, was an early investor in Facebook and Airbnb and went on to launch software company Palantir Technologies. But now the billionaire says that Silicon Valley’s monopoly on technology company growth is … More Peter Thiel: Silicon Valley’s monopoly on tech companies is over