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Why Vietnam could be Asia’s biggest trade war winner

Vietnam was ranked No. 1 among seven emerging Asian countries as manufacturing destinations by Natixis SA, which looked at demographics, wages, rankings in doing business, and manufacturing as a share of total foreign direct investment.

Donald Trump says he would intervene in Huawei case to get China deal

Huawei Technologies Co. executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested earlier this month at the request of US authorities, who allege she conspired to defraud banks to unwittingly violate US sanctions by clearing transactions linked to Iran.

Trade war damage to China’s economy is already done, Citigroup says

The trade war with the US could cut China’s export growth by almost half next year, putting around 4.4 million jobs at risk, Citigroup economists wrote.

Google CEO rebuts claims of bias, data tracking in US Congress

Google chief Sundar Pichai has admitted to the US Congress that no employees have the ability to skew search results, and refuted findings that claimed a bias towards conservatives.

Apple analysts downplay ‘Headline Risk’ of China ban on older iPhones

Apple Analysts Are Sounding a Historically Rare Note of Caution.

iPhone ban in China may push Apple, Qualcomm toward settlement

Qualcomm has filed complaints against Apple in Munich and Mannheim, Germany, and lodged another one with the US International Trade Commission in Washington.

Qualcomm has won case to ban sale of older iPhones in China over patent violations

Qualcomm vs Apple: Sale of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, have been banned in China

Reliance Jio may top India’s mobile phone market by 2021: Analysts

Reliance Jio launched a free-for-life call service last year that triggered a price war and consolidation in the Indian telecom market.

Huawei’s CEO built an empire. Trump could tear it down

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou places Huawei in the cross-hairs of an escalating technology rivalry between China and the U.S., which views the company, a critical global supplier of mobile network equipment, as a potential national security risk.

Assembly election results 2018: Markets may fall as BJP seen in close races

The states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan contributed significantly to Modi’s landslide victory in 2014 and setbacks there may make foreign investors cautious of the risks to political stability in India.

World’s fastest growing cities: All top 10 are from India

Little will change at the top of the list of the world’s biggest cities between now and 2035.

Microsoft chief Brad Smith calls for laws to prevent facial recognition AI bias

Microsoft thinks current facial recognition technology increases the risk of biased outcomes, can lead to new intrusions into privacy and can encroach on democratic freedoms if used for mass government surveillance, the executive added. 

John Kelly’s White House exit seen as certain; Ayers may get job

Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, has emerged as the clear favorite to replace Kelly. Trump has taken the unusual step of inviting Ayers to recently accompany him on Air Force One, even without Pence present, the people said.

Apple supplier Broadcom suggests older iPhones are in demand

The comments suggest Apple has seen strong sales of older iPhone models. Other suppliers have indicated weaker demand for the latest iPhone lineup.

How arrest of Huawei Technologies CFO extends troubled history with US

The arrest of Huawei Technologies Co.’s CFO Wanzhou Meng, not an isolated incident, but rather the latest chapter in a long history of tension between China’s smartphone and telecommunications giant and the U.S. government and businesses.

India claims top 10 in list of fastest-growing cities

Little will change at the top of the list of the world’s biggest cities between now and 2035.

Sydney’s most iconic house isn’t joining the property downturn

The Sydney Opera House’s price-tag has been put at $4.5 billion, jumping by more than a third in just five years.

Huawei said to debut 3D camera phone powered by Sony sensors

Huawei is aiming to boost sales and win market share from competitors such as Apple Inc by offering users the ability to generate 3D models of themselves and the environment in real-time, and share it with others.

Apple shifts marketing staff to boost sagging iPhone sales

Apple's novel marketing strategies for the sale of iPhones comes as its suppliers have been told to halt production of iPhone XR and iPhone XS units.

Microsoft boosts rural broadband efforts to reach more users

Microsoft initially announced the broadband program, known as The Microsoft Airband Initiative, in July 2017. 

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