Mainland China | Wikipedia audio article

Mainland China | Wikipedia audio article

Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It includes Hainan island and strictly speaking, politically, does not include the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau, even though both are partially on the geographic mainland (continental landmass). There are two terms in Chinese for "mainland": Dàlù (大陆; 大陸), which means "the continent", and Nèidì (内地; 內地...

Will Apple Ever Leave China?

Will Apple Ever Leave China?

This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 to use the link in the description get 20% off the annual subscription. If there’s one word you associate with Apple, the culmination of every commercial, product, feature, and perfectly-rehearsed keynote, the company would like it to be privacy. Anyone can use the word, just as I can put a Tesla bumper sticker on my Hummer, but only Apple has the business model to prove it. And it certainly takes every opportunity to remind us. In...

Real or Fake? Trying to Replace my iPhone Battery in Shenzhen, China

Real or Fake? Trying to Replace my iPhone Battery in Shenzhen, China

My trusty iPhone 7 is dying I bought it like a year or two ago at the Apple store in Hong Kong And its noon now and the battery is down to 10% So I gotta replace it Now I could take it back to the Apple Store And they would replace it for like US$ 49 Which is less than it used to be But if you're here in Shenzhen China as you'll soon see That's a terrible price Shenzhen is arguably the cell phone repair capital of the world And boy, do they have batteries So I'm off the markets We're gonna go fi...

Apple Optimistic as Accessories, iPhone Price Cuts Help China Sales

Apple Optimistic as Accessories, iPhone Price Cuts Help China Sales

Apple said sales in China were stabilising and touted how increasing demand for services and accessories such as Apple Music and the Apple Watch helped offset a record drop in iPhone revenue Sales of iPhones, which account for more than half of all revenue, fell 17 percent in the fiscal second quarter from a year earlier and slightly missed analyst expectations After Apple slashed prices in China, iPhone sales picked up towards the end of the quarter and revenue rose from iPads, wearables an...

China–Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program | Wikipedia audio article

China–Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program | Wikipedia audio article

The China–Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program (CBERS) is a technological cooperation program between Brazil and China which develops and operates Earth observation satellites. == History == The basis for the space cooperation between China and Brazil was established in May 1984, when both countries signed a complementary agreement to the cooperation framework agreement in science and technology. In July 1988, China and Brazil signed the protocol establishing the joint research and productio...

Apple moving production of U.S.-built Mac Pro computer to China

Apple moving production of U.S.-built Mac Pro computer to China

Apple is moving production of its new Mac Pro computer to China, according to The Wall Street Journal The decision marks the departure of the tech giant's only major product manufactured in the U S. Shifting production to a Shanghai-area factory would help reduce shipping costs with Apple's other suppliers in China, the report noted  Apple is moving production of its new Mac Pro computer to China, marking the departure of the technology company's only major U S.-built product, according to The W...

Apple Reduces Prices in China as VAT Cuts Come Into Effect

Apple Reduces Prices in China as VAT Cuts Come Into Effect

 Apple and other consumer brands lowered prices for their products in China on Monday as a cut in the country's value-added tax (VAT) rate came into effect  Price tags for products listed on the Apple's China website were lowered on Monday morning, including a discount of up to CNY 500 (roughly $74 or Rs 5,100) for some of its latest iPhone models. Suggested retail prices for brands including LVMH's Louis Vuitton and Kering's Gucci were also cut by around 3 percent, according to local media rep...

Biotechnology industry in the People's Republic of China | Wikipedia audio article

Biotechnology industry in the People's Republic of China | Wikipedia audio article

China has seen double-digit growth in its biotechnology industry and has gone from being one of the slowest to one of the fastest nations in the adoption of new biotechnologies. The biotech sector is seen in China and internationally as a core area of national scientific and economic development. The main national biotech body in the country is the China National Center for Biotechnology Development. The CNCBD is an organization established on November 3, 1983 under the Ministry of Science and T...

Qualcomm and various phone manufacturers support China Unicom's 5G announcement

Qualcomm and various phone manufacturers support China Unicom's 5G announcement

U.S. based chip designer Qualcomm announced on Monday that it supports the introduction of  China Unicom's 5G services in the largest smartphone market in the world Qualcomm's latest and greatest Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and Snapdragon X50 5G modem chip were used on 5G phones from manufacturers like (in alphabetical order) nubia, OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE Devices from these companies were part of Monday's event China Unicom said that it is the first Chinese carrier to announce...

Apple supplier says iPhone will not be affected by US-China tariff war

Apple supplier says iPhone will not be affected by US-China tariff war

 Apple’s iPhone could escape Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China.  Foxconn, one of Apple’s largest suppliers, has moved to reassure consumers and investors that prices and supplies of the Apple’s iPhone will not be affected by the ongoing US-China tariff war  According to a senior executive at Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, the company has more than enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the US outside of China if necessary  “Twenty-five percent of our production capacity i...