Proponents of a V-shaped global recovery have to prepare for a dose of economic reality. Additional stimulus funding may be hard to swallow by debt hawks but where are the alternatives ?
Mobile payments have become a defining feature of Chinese society and the two Internet majors, Aibaba and Tencent, dominate digital consumer transactions at the expense of traditional banking. The Chinese Central Bank is seeking a way out...
Alibaba, the e-commerce giant, and Tencent, the videogame behemoth, are seeking ways to extend their strong presence in markets roiled by fickle consumer expectations and under competitive pressure. Profits will suffer...
Strengthening their grip on the semi-conductor industry, South Korea and Taiwan are in the lead, China is catching up fast and Japan appears determined to maintain its market share.... all told the countries commit to almost 80% of global equipment capex
A small number of specialized semi-conductor equipment manufacturers have a lock on all the most advanced applications in high-tech hardware. The industry is foundational in US-China trade negotiations because China tech cannot do without
Since July 2018, the markets have not been kind for most videogame companies. Both Chinese firms extending their sucessful business model across Asia and Western competitors have their work cut out
Investors' first take on the current fall-back of the major game publishers is dire : the good times are over and winter is coming, but the industry might prepare in stealth mode to adjust to technological revolutions in the offing
The strategies of Western car manufacturers for electric mobility prioritize growth markets and partnerships with Asian battery providers, none of which bodes well for a balanced and mutually beneficial EU-China relationship
Asian battery providers have achieved global dominance and western car industries have little choice but to tie their technological ambitions to the master player and largest market, China - in the short and medium term
Associate Professors J. Johnson and J. DeCarolis, North Carolina State University, envision the advent of grid-scale batteries, providing the utilities with flexible energy delivery, if the price per KwH of lithium batteries continues to plummet
To charge the battery, the anode loads up lithium ions. Ions travel through the electrolyte to the cathode to generate power With a higher ‘upload’, replacing the graphite anode by a silicon – graphite mix anode, the battery will generate more power