Huawei incentivizing employees to help shift its supply chain away from the United States

On Tuesday, Huawei Technologies stated, it will disburse $286 million (2 billion yuan) in cash as rewards to staff who are working to help it weather a U.S. trade blacklisting. Huawei is trying in full earnest to find alternatives to U.S. hardware after the U.S. Commerce Department nearly banned it in May from doing business…

China’s NEV market contracts after subsidy cuts

On Monday, an official from China biggest auto industry association stated, fewer new energy vehicles (NEV) are likely to be sold in China in 2019, compared to the previous year, following a cut in subsidies by the government. The comments made by Chen Shihua, assistant secretary general at China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), after…

China kickstart research into 6G technologies

In February 2019, Trump had urged U.S. companies to increase their research spending on 6G or be left behind. In a news bulletin that was published by China’s Ministry of Science and Technology, China officially announced that it has started researching sixth-generation telecoms technology. Officials from government ministries and research institutes met this week to…

All models of DJI’s drones grounded by U.S. Department of Interior

Only those DJI drones that are used for critical operations and public safety have survived the ban. On Thursday, Chinese drone maker DJI stated, the U.S. Department of Interior has grounded all non-emergency Chinese-made or part-made drones as part of a review of its entire drone program. Shenzhen-based DJI has confirmed that that the department…

Cyber attack on Asian ports could cost $110 billion: Lloyd’s of London

A report prepared by University of Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies, on behalf of the Cyber Risk Management (CyRiM) project, in partnership with Lloyd’s, a cyber insurer. On Wednesday, a report backed by Lloyd’s of London stated, a cyber attack on Asian ports could cost a whopping $110 billion equivalent to half of the total…

Huawei increases domestic marketshare at the cost of its domestic rivals

Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Apple, together, controlled 50% of the Chinese market. On Wednesday, according to market data released today, China’s Huawei Technologies has increased its footprint in its domestic smartphone market, with shipments rising by 66% in the third quarter. Although the Chinese smartphone market contracted by 3% in the third quarter in comparison…

Commercial banks should adopt blockchain technology: China central bank official

Chinese President Xi Jinping has placed blockchain technology as a foundational layer for future development of platforms. On Monday, a Chinese central bank official stated, commercial banks will have to step up their application of blockchain technology in order to deepen their commitments towards digital finance. The comments were made by Li Wei, head of…