Highlighted business news in Taiwan, China and Hong Kong for Dec. 12, 2014
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The tiny Taiwan market is proving tough for Chinese smartphone brands, Matthew Fulco reports.
Reported $50 billion valuation would make it larger than Sony and Lenovo .
Announcement comes days after Chinese authorities wage war on Apple’s iCloud.
Fears of rare earth shortages have led countries to develop their own supplies.
Chinese buyers can pay the reservation fee via Tesla’s Tmall store and pick up their car in five days’ time. Will this be a new sales model for Tesla elsewhere?
The Great Firewall can also extend to TV broadcasts.
State support is helping Chinese firms catch up fast to their Taiwanese rivals in the China technology market, Matthew Fulco reports
Chinese startup InnoLight raises $32M in Series C funding led by Google Capital, and will focus on building 100Gbps optical transceivers that enable servers to communicate through fiber-optics.
With today’s launch of the Xbox One in China, Microsoft gets a head start over Sony and Nintendo by becoming the first console to enter the market since the country lifted its ban on consoles.
In order to catch up in a mobile SoC market dominated by Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) and MediaTek (TPE: 2454), Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) announced Friday that it is making a strategic investment in two Chinese SoC makers via Tsinghua Unigroup, a government-affiliated private equity firm. “China is now the largest consumption market for smartphones and has the largest number of Internet users in the world,” said Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO, in a statement. “These agreements with Tsinghua Unigroup underscore Intel’s 29-year-long history of investing in and working in China. This partnership will also enhance our ability to support a wider range of mobile customers in China
Adobe will shut down its R&D unit in China amid its new focus on its Creative Cloud platform. Sources also cite piracy as a reason for closing the unit.
Smart devices are apparently everywhere. In fact, they are now even invading our home food space. Baidu, China’s biggest search engine, had just unveiled what is introduced as a set of “smart” chopsticks, that can help users tell if what they are eating is safe or not. The smart chopsticks set were first unveiled last week during this year’s Baidu World technology conference event. Externally it may look like an ordinary pair of plastic chopsticks, but it is actually infused and buffed with tech inside. To use it, the chopsticks must first connect to a smartphone that uses its special app. As the chopstick touches