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Economist:
How Alibaba, Tencent, and Baidu fight for dominance in China while trying to expand abroad   —  Tencent is leading the acquisition spree, with Alibaba a close second  —  THERE was a time, not that long ago, when China's big internet companies were dismissed by investors in Silicon Valley …
Apr 23, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Economist:
Shenzhen, home to companies like Huawei and DJI, challenges the “copycat China” myth as it becomes a global hub of innovation in hardware and manufacturing   —  ON A RECENT weekend several hundred academics and lawyers gathered in a hotel ballroom in Shenzhen for a discussion on …
Apr 10, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Economist:
Craig Wright could well be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, but nagging questions remain   —  Craig Steven Wright claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto.  Is he?  —  Evaluating his claim will involve a multi-step paternity test  —  IMAGINE that the paternity of a particularly brilliant child is in doubt …
May 2, 2016, 8:15 AMIn context
Economist:
How China is spending $100-150B to build its own world-class semiconductor industry by 2030   —  Chips on their shoulders  —  China wants to become a superpower in semiconductors, and plans to spend colossal sums to achieve this  —  THE Chinese government has been trying, on and off …
Jan 31, 2016, 6:15 AMIn context
Economist:
Researchers find an algorithm can spot comment trolls scanning just 5 posts with 80% accuracy   —  Proactive policing  —  New research suggests it is possible to identify online troublemakers before they strike  —  HECKLERS have long been a problem for politicians and stand-up comedians …
May 2, 2015, 6:01 AMIn context
Economist:
On Microsoft's 40th birthday, a look at how Satya Nadella is upending Microsoft's old Windows-first strategy   —  Opening Windows  —  A once-dominant software giant is determined to prove that life begins again at 40  —  “WHAT are you on?  The ‘f**k Windows’ strategy?”
Apr 4, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Economist:
Messaging services like Facebook Messenger, Slack, and WeChat could expand into platforms superseding even Android and iOS   —  The message is the medium  —  Messaging services are rapidly growing beyond online chat  —  “I PROPOSE, if and when found, to take him by his beastly neck …
Mar 30, 2015, 7:50 PMIn context
Economist:
Dark net e-commerce is growing with more listings on Silk Road 2.0 and others than ever before   —  The Amazons of the dark net  —  Business is thriving on the anonymous internet, despite the efforts of law enforcers  —  THE first ever e-commerce transaction, conducted by students …
Nov 3, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Economist:
Schmidt's “How Google Works” encourages managers to think big, fail fast, rely on data, but these principles may not apply to the average company   —  Don't be modest  —  AS A service, Google has become indispensable to people's interactions online.
Sep 28, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Economist:
Electronics companies in Japan are starting to turn themselves around, but they are a shadow of their former selves   —  Electronics companies in Japan are starting to turn themselves around, but they are a shadow of their former selves  —  FOR Sony it was a bittersweet moment.
Jul 13, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context

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VMware:
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