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David Barboza / New York Times:
How China built “iPhone City”, the world's largest iPhone factory, in Zhengzhou by giving Foxconn billions in perks, tax breaks, and subsidies   —  A hidden bounty of benefits for Foxconn's plant in Zhengzhou, the world's biggest iPhone factory, is central to the production of Apple's most profitable product.
Dec 29, 2016, 11:00 AMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
Alibaba Buying South China Morning Post, Aiming to Influence Media   —  The Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet giant, is making an ambitious play to reshape media coverage of its home country, taking aim at what company executives call the “negative” portrayal of China in the Western media.
Dec 11, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
A profile of Alibaba founder Jack Ma, whose personal interests increasingly overlap with the company he firmly controls   —  The Jack Ma Way — At Alibaba, the Founder Is Squarely in Charge  —  At the resplendent China World Hotel in Beijing, scores of cameras snapped as colorful confetti floated down from the ceiling.
Sep 7, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
Red-Hot Web in China Richly Rewards Foreign Investors   —  SHENZHEN, China -It is one of the best investments of the digital age.  —  In June 2001, a South African media company called Naspers paid $34 million to acquire a big stake in a struggling Chinese start-up.
May 11, 2014, 4:20 AMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
On WeChat's phenomenal rise, which may doom Facebook's chances for market leadership in China   —  A Popular Chinese Social Networking App Blazes Its Own Path  —  SHANGHAI — Every half-hour or so, Jenny Zhao, young and wired, unlocks her iPhone 5 to connect with friends using Weixin, China's wildly popular social messaging app.
Jan 21, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
Lei Jun Builds His Xiaomi Empire by Aping Apple and Steve Jobs   —  BEIJING — China is notorious for its knockoffs.  But now comes a knockoff of one of the gods of American ingenuity: Steven P. Jobs.  —  In a country where products like iPhones are made but rarely invented, Lei Jun …
Jun 5, 2013, 7:20 AMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
In Wake of Cyberattacks, China Seeks New Rules   —  SHANGHAI — China has issued a new call for international “rules and cooperation” on Internet espionage issues, while insisting that accusations of Chinese government involvement in recent hacking attacks were part of an international smear campaign.
Mar 11, 2013, 1:25 PMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
Foxconn Resolves a Dispute With Some Workers in China   —  SHANGHAI — Foxconn Technology, a major supplier to several electronics giants, said on Thursday that it had resolved a pay dispute with scores of workers at one of its factories in central China after a large protest that involved threats from some workers to commit suicide.
Jan 12, 2012, 12:35 PMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
Apple Sales in China Zoom Ahead of Competitors   —  SHANGHAI — A year after opening a flagship store here, Apple has a problem that any retailer would envy: the huge 16,000-square-foot space is already too small.  —  Huge crowds descend the store's glass staircase, only to discover legions …
Jul 25, 2011, 6:35 AMIn context
David Barboza / New York Times:
Former China Mobile Official Sentenced in Bribery Case   —  SHANGHAI — A former executive at China Mobile, one of this country's biggest state-owned telecommunications companies, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve Friday for accepting bribes, according to Xinhua, the state-run news agency.
Jul 22, 2011, 7:20 PMIn context

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