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A glimpse at China's burgeoning edge cloud market

A glimpse at China's burgeoning edge cloud market

According to CNNIC, a national IT think tank, China had more than 989 million Internet users by the end of 2020, accounting for approximately 70% of the country's total population, although that figure only stood at 909 million a year ago. The Covid-19 crisis has clearly contributed to an accelerated …

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'Explosive 5G growth' tipped as China targets Industrial Internet

'Explosive 5G growth' tipped as China targets Industrial Internet

(ATF) Xiao Yaqing, the Minister of Industry and Information Technology, says a comprehensive 5G network will be built during the 14th Five-Year Plan period, which runs till the end of 2025.Speaking on CCTV, Xiao Yaqing said the integration of various industries, enterprises and other areas will speed up in the …

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Yin and yang in the Year of the Ox: autos and semiconductors

Yin and yang in the Year of the Ox: autos and semiconductors

(ATF) For decades, automotive production and semiconductors operated in mostly separate domains: steel, motors, glass and noise in one; silicon, switches and silent electrons whizzing about in another. The preponderance of the world’s fleet – more than 1 billion passenger vehicles alone today – could make do with but a …

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Taiwan expects boom in global orders for 5G smartphones 

Taiwan expects boom in global orders for 5G smartphones 

HTC, hobbled for years by financial losses, posted a rogue revenue gain in November as its 5G smartphones took off in its home market of Taiwan. The 23-year-old smartphone developer, that saw its global market share peak nearly a decade ago with some of the world’s first Android handsets, has …

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SAIC Motor and Alibaba join forces to create Tesla rival

SAIC Motor and Alibaba join forces to create Tesla rival

(ATF) SAIC Motor and Alibaba Group have jumped on the electric vehicle (EV) bandwagon by teaming up in Shanghai's Pudong New Area for a 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) megaproject to develop premium cars to rival Tesla.The joint venture will be based in Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park under the brand name …

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China’s Blue Book on internet expansion shows rapid progress

China’s Blue Book on internet development shows rapid progress

(ATF) Internet development in China over the past year saw a number of milestones, with more than 100 million 5G online terminal connections and 100% localization of components for the Beidou-3 satellite navigation system, which has a positioning accuracy of better than 10 metres.Those landmarks and more — such as …

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Huawei describes what the new Digital China will be like

Huawei describes what the new Digital China will be like

(ATF) At the 2020 World Computer Conference held in Changsha in China's Hunan province this week, a Huawei vice president outlined the telecom giant’s strategy to create systems under the umbrella of government plans to merge technologies, media, user devices and state services accessed and provided via the Net.The ultimate …

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Sino-South Korea tensions thaw in bid to gain Huawei favour

Sino-South Korea tensions thaw in bid to gain Huawei favour

(ATF) In their often rocky relationship South Korea and China are having a mini détente. Comments by a BTS K-pop band member on the Korean war were widely criticised on China’s internet, but the PRC spokesman responded in a conciliatory tone and Beijing has used its state media to scrub …

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Huawei ready to reveal inner workings to show no security threat

Huawei ready to reveal inner workings to show no security threat

ROME: China's Huawei is ready to be thoroughly examined to show that its technology does not pose any risk to the countries that will include its equipment in the creation of 5G networks, the head of its Italian unit said on Wednesday. "We will open our insides, we are available …

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