The new iPhone will be available in China in the coming days, but it is no game-changer, warns business analyst Shaun Rein at Bloomberg. “They have to make better phones than Samsung, otherwise they might just follow Nokia.” At the bottom-end Lenovo and Xiaomi keep the market occupied.
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China’s new visa system is on the agenda of the +China Weekly Hangout coming Thursday 12 September. The system kicked in on September 1, and many questions have already been raised. In the hangout we try to answer questions, as far as possible in such an early phase. Read here our initial announcement or register here at our event page.
China’s companies not only put up a competitive fight at home, internet companies are also going global very fast. Should Facebook, Twitter and Google+ worry now Tencent, Baidu, Sina, Alibaba and Xiaomi have plans to expand globally. Not yet, said investor +William Yung, media-expert +Paul Fox and +Tech in Asia editor +Steven Millward. Well, maybe Whatsapp should. Moderation by +Fons Tuinstra of the China Speakers Bureau.