• China smartphone shipments jump in 2021 but below pre-pandemic level0

    Customers buy iPhone13 phones at apple’s flagship smart products store in Shanghai, China, on Oct. 12, 2021. Xing Yun | Costfoto | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Chinese domestic smartphone shipments recovered from the hit they took during the pandemic but have still not recovered to pre-Covid levels, according to government data. The smartphone industry

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  • China looks to boost tech’s share of GDP by 2025 through 6G, big data0

    As part of its 14th Five Year Plan, China plans to increase support for research and development into 6G or sixth generation internet. 6G is said to come after current 5G technology though no global standards or definition have been agreed upon yet. Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images China is

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  • interest rates, OPEC report, dollar moves0

    SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific markets were set to inch higher Tuesday following a quiet day on Wall Street where the U.S. markets were closed for a public holiday. Australia’s ASX 200 eked out a 0.21% gain in early trade. Meanwhile, Nikkei futures pointed to a slightly higher open in Japan at the top of the hour.

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  • Meituan backs chip start-up as Chinese giants pour money into space0

    China laid out seven “frontier” technologies in its 14th Five Year Plan. These are areas that China will focus research on and include semiconductors and brain-computer fusion. Yuichiro Chino | Moment | Getty Images And e-commerce giant Alibaba took the wraps off its own piece of silicon designed to go into servers in a data

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  • China’s Xi says countries must abandon Cold War mentality0

    Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab listens to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening of the WEF Davos Agenda virtual sessions at the WEF’s headquarters near Geneva on January 17, 2022. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called for countries to

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  • European markets as investors digest Chinese growth data0

    LONDON — European stocks are expected to open higher on Monday as global markets digest the latest growth data out of China. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 22 points higher at 7,565, Germany’s DAX 47 points higher at 15,930, France’s CAC 40 up 20 points at 7,163 and Italy’s FTSE MIB 49 points higher

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