Apple CEO New Chairman of Chinese University

Apple CEO Tim Cook has just been appointed as the chairman of Tsinghua University, specifically of the advisory board of its economics college. He is said to hold the role for at least three years. He will be replacing venture capitalist Jim Breyer who was part of the board since 2005. Breyer is also the founder and CEO of Breyer … Read More

Shopee Super Shopping Festival Explosion: Insights Beyond the Sale

Shopee’s Supper Shopping Festival was a resounding success. The recent sale extravaganza had positive results all around. Shopee’s Super Shopping Festival recently took place this past month. According to reports, the sales for this festival was three times more than than in the previous year’s. On the first day alone, the total sales came up to 187,606 pieces sold. One … Read More

Amazon Global Selling Sets Up Its Vietnam Team

Amazon Global Selling has just set up a team in Vietnam. The team was put together on the 18th of October, to help and work with other Vietnamese shops and stores sell their products globally online. Amazon Global Selling, the long standing program of Amazon that assists and provides technical and professional support to sellers, will be assisting the Vietnam … Read More

NBA Fans Support Hong Kong Protests

Film producer Andrew Duncan procured 300 tickets. He provided those tickets to the activists where they showed their support by showing pro Hong Kong protest signs at the stands. These signs had messages like, “Human Rights Matter. Here + There,” and “Don’t let China buy our silence.” Apart from that, these supporters also wore t-shirts that had similar messages. These … Read More

Billion Dollar Mystery Trades Prior to Trump’s Positive China Comments

Hours before United States President Donald Trump tweeted that business talks with China were moving forward well, a series of mystery bets valued in the billions took place. An investigation into the stock market was done by Vanity Fair. They saw that several lucrative trades were made prior to massive market-shifting news hitting the public’s perception. Throughout Trump’s incumbency, he … Read More

Japan Returns To Whaling

Japan has returned to hunting whales. This move comes 33 years after the International Whaling Commission (IWC) banned all commercial whaling. This ban was set in place to allow for whales to repopulate and get their numbers back up. Some estimate that Japan has been whaling since the 12th century. This date could actually be earlier though. The Japan Whaling … Read More

China Requiring Facial Scans for Phone and Internet Services

Chinese citizens are now being required to submit to facial scans to sign up for internet or get a new mobile number. The Chinese government will be implementing this new piece of legislation on the first of December. Starting then, telecommunication companies will need to scan the faces of their people. Apart from that, the new legislation will also prevent … Read More

China Breeds Polar Bear-sized Pigs

China is currently breeding pigs that are as big as polar bears. The pigs are currently being bred in a farm in the southern part of China. These massive pigs will be part of a herd that will be used to breed even more of them.  Tibet Pigs in China Why the Big Pigs? China is going through a pig … Read More

iOS Store Pulls then Returns HK Protesters Safety App

Early this week, Apple’s iOS store pulled the Hong Kong protesters safety app. The safety app is called HKmap Live.  The safety app was being used by the Hong Kong protesters to garner valuable information. These pieces of information include where protests are taking place and what kind of police activity is taking place. The makers of HKmap Live state … Read More

Samsung Pulls Smartphone Production Out of China

Samsung has pulled all smartphone production out of China. The decision came due to the low market shares the company has in the country.  It is to be noted that China is known as the leading smartphone market in the world. It is the country that sells and uses the most smartphones.  For the longest time, Samsung has held the … Read More