Monday, December 9, 2019

ZTE’s debacle might lead to its rebirth, not death

After six years of effort, Huawei has achieved a fairly good level of self-dependence. We think ZTE can do the same, with imposed, rather than self-imposed, urgency.

[TLD Weekend] Why white is the dominant colour for cars in...

47% of the cars sold are white color in the region, for a myriad of reasons

Bike sharing operators in Singapore face low usage rates

Big players do not care about making money, while small fish go with Grab

Why Alibaba is investing in AI for pigs

And Alibaba is not the first major tech company in China to disrupt pig farming

[MW Weekend] Cold spell in Singapore – which business is really...

Usually, sectors such as ecommerce and food delivery should experience a boom as people opt to stay at home.

Will Grab & Uber merge, with Softbank now a shareholder of...

By now you always know what is happening: Uber’s board is allowing Softbank to become a shareholder. Probably a huge relief for early investors...

The economics of bike sharing

Many people still want to discuss China’s “sharing economy” with us: shared bikes, power banks, basketballs, or umbrellas. It seems everyone has an opinion on...

Why Chinese bike sharing companies are suddenly everywhere overseas

Just a few months ago, you would hear Chinese bike sharing companies making announcements here and there, but not see actual bikes being deployed....

Shared bicycle manufacturers are dying, and this is not a bad...

Barely a few months ago, the bosses of China’s bicycle supply chain were beaming with joy. Their factories were all running full capacity while new...

“But, we signed an NDA”

A team from a developed country came to us the other day, with a business plan to build smart shared bicycles, similar to the...

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