The People’s Republic has seen a lot of foreign companies find success in recent years, but a shift is happening in the market. It involves less foreign expansion into China and more innovation coming out of the country. Technology is at the forefront of the shift, with Chinese tech companies beginning to outperform their foreign counterparts. […]
Hollywood, Silicon Valley, and Wall Street: these three places have their own distinct subcultures, and all three are famously dominated by their own distinct industries. Wall Street is dominated by banking, Silicon Valley by IT and internet, and Hollywood by films and entertainment.
In this week’s news segment, we look into the future of the airline industry through a recent report by the International Air Transport Association. You’ll also read about China’s growing interest in luxury hotels and a new technology that could replace traditional boarding passes with a passenger’s fingerprints.
This week in the news, Connecticut-based online travel booking website Priceline Group announced plans to expand its business in China and a device, dubbed the world’s smartest baby monitor, is now on sale for $299. Click and get the latest technology news from around the world.
This week in the news, Germany’s BWM announced its plan to invest $1 billion in Mexico, the taxi smartphone app Uber got the green light to continue operations in London and Japan’s car maker, Mazda, is hopeful to beat its European sales target this year.
Samsung recently announced a new “investigational” device, called Simband, which can give a range of real-time health and fitness information. You’ll also read about a new study that shows a sharp rise in worldwide obesity and the new age restriction on tanning beds.
It seems there may be trouble on the distant horizon for the hydrocarbon industry as the world becomes more carbon conscious and they’re not alone—some rumblings in the tech world are causing questions about an Apple acquisition while one analyst plays the canary in the coal mine, crying “Bubble,” for the industry as a whole.