Zero-COVID is possible, but few of us in the West are willing to pay the costs; the exact same reasoning applies to free speech; in both cases China-lite is the worst possible strategy.
The reaction to the Ukraine invasion has been a demonstration of tech capabilities; those capabilities may be the key to compelling China to pressure Russia.
Apple and Google removed apps at the Russian government’s requests, thanks to the App Store firewall.
Discussion about China’s tech crackdown, the impact on entrepreneurship, and the difference between hard tech and consumer tech.
China’s move against Didi didn’t happen in isolation: it’s the latest in a series of moves that should give investors pause.
What happened to H&M in China should be a warning to smaller companies, but it also suggests that Apple’s position is secure.
Considering a world of memes is uncomfortable, and perhaps explains why journalists want a world of information control. The problem is that we will never be better at this than China.
China is stepping in to the TikTok saga, and their approach seems justified; Microsoft should drop out. Then, how is Apple manufacturing its products in the time of COVID?
Trump put TikTok’s potential sale to Microsoft in a new light, and it is an exceedingly ugly one.
There are four Internets: China versus the U.S., and the E.U. and India. India’s potential new model rests on Jio.