Archive for January 8th, 2019

Chinese gay dating app Blued puts hold on new users over HIV/Aids fears for minors

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Concerns have surfaced over minors’ access to mobile dating platforms with a popular Chinese gay dating app suspending registration of new users after a report that [...]
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Apple just signed a deal with its former top rival, Samsung, showing how the company’s changing

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Apple announced a partnership with Samsung, one of its fiercest rivals, on Sunday morning. Soon, customers who owns select Samsung smart TVs will be able to access iTunes [...]
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Samsung Electronics braces for profit drop as China slowdown chips away at demand

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is set to post its first drop in quarterly operating profit in two years as slowing economic growth in China, a key market for the South Korean [...]
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How China’s worsening economic woes are shattering the dreams of its top graduate students

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Tan Shiyang, a Beihang University biological science and medical engineering graduate student, should be one of the last people to have to worry about finding a decent job in [...]
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Chinese tech firms lay lower at CES 2019 amid trade tensions

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The CES 2019 gadget show, which kicks off Sunday, will showcase the expanding influence and sway of China’s rapidly growing technology sector. But some of its firms are [...]
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China’s population set to peak at 1.44 billion in 2029: government report

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s population is set to reach a peak of 1.442 billion in 2029 and start a long period of “unstoppable” decline in 2030, government scholars said in a [...]
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Lenovo’s chair says worst is over for PC giant and ‘intelligent transformation’ set to reap rewards

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

It has taken almost four years but China’s Lenovo Group has begun to see some rewards from the multibillion dollar acquisitions of IBM’s commodity server business [...]
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United States ups the ante in China rivalry with Asia Reassurance Initiative Act

United States ups the ante in China rivalry with Asia Reassurance Initiative Act

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The China-US rivalry in Asia especially in the South China Sea will intensify with the passage of American legislation underlining Washington’s commitment to the [...]
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Chinese gay dating app halts registration after underage HIV report

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese gay dating app Blued is halting new user registration for a week, it said on Sunday, following media reports that underage users caught HIV after going on dates set [...]
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Chinese health product firm Quanjian scandal widens as public anger grows

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

After 14 years of peddling “magical” shoe soles and edible sanitary pads to the gullible, the Quanjian Group health care empire is facing official scrutiny into [...]
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Chinese tech investors flee Silicon Valley as Trump tightens scrutiny

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China’s access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in US technology startups, as both [...]
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Insight: Chinese tech investors flee Silicon Valley as Trump tightens scrutiny

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China’s access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in US technology startups, as both [...]
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Beijing, Hebei cut smog emissions 12pct in 2018

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s capital of Beijing, and its surrounding industrial province of Hebei, cut smog emissions by at least 12 percent in 2018 after a long crackdown on polluters and [...]
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Chinese VPN user fined for accessing overseas websites as part of Beijing’s ongoing ‘clean up’ of internet

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities have issued a disciplinary warning to a Guangdong man and ordered him pay a fine of 1,000 yuan (US$164) for setting up an unauthorised Virtual Private [...]
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China upbeat ahead of US trade talks, but differences large

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China has sounded a positive note ahead of trade talks this week with Washington, but the two sides face potentially lengthy wrangling over technology and the future of their [...]
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