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China Reportedly Blocks Gmail in Move That Could Hurt Foreign Businesses
Censorship

China Reportedly Blocks Gmail in Move That Could Hurt Foreign Businesses

Disruptions to Google's services in China began last June, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the massacre at Tiananmen Square.
Geoff Weiss
Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Valued at $45 Billion
News and trends

Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Valued at $45 Billion

The company raised a fresh $1.1 billion from investors and is currently the No. 3 smartphone company in the world behind Samsung and Apple.
Subway Investigates Potential Food-Safety Issues in China
Franchises

Subway Investigates Potential Food-Safety Issues in China

The U.S. sandwich chain is investigating reports that workers in Beijing doctored food labels and used produce beyond its expiration date.
What Will Franchising Look Like in Cuba? 3 Clues From Similar Markets.
Franchises

What Will Franchising Look Like in Cuba? 3 Clues From Similar Markets.

Check out what China, Indonesia and the Dominican Republic can teach Cuba about franchising.
Kate Taylor
Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, China
News and trends

Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, China

Questions have been raised about the licensing standards for Uber drivers in Taiwan and the Chinese mainland mega city of Chongqing.
The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford
Top Chinese Tech Companies to Watch in 2015
Marketing

Top Chinese Tech Companies to Watch in 2015

Lavish investment in research and development is rapidly bringing China's tech sector to world-class capabilities.
Yvonne Gu
KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Want Even More Millennial Customers in 2015
Millennials

KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Want Even More Millennial Customers in 2015

Yum Brands, the parent company of the three chains, is so focused on millennials, its executives used Twitter lingo during a major investor meeting.
Kate Taylor
What Does McDonald's Have to Do to Stop Its Downward Spiral?
McDonalds

What Does McDonald's Have to Do to Stop Its Downward Spiral?

McDonald's same-store sales fell 2.2 percent in November, even worse than analysts' expectations. Here are four ways to end the slump.
Kate Taylor
Zuckerberg's Grasp of Mandarin Has a Big Lesson for Businesses
Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg's Grasp of Mandarin Has a Big Lesson for Businesses

As any good salesperson knows, speak their language and you're halfway there.
Ofer Shoshan
NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure
Cybercrime

NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure

He says that China and 'probably one or two' other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies.
Soon, Almost Everyone Over the Age of 6 Will Have a Mobile Phone: Report
Mobile

Soon, Almost Everyone Over the Age of 6 Will Have a Mobile Phone: Report

The report by communications giant Ericsson also stated that mobile growth is happening the fastest in India and China, with video comprising the largest segment of data traffic.
Geoff Weiss
China, U.S. Make Breakthrough on IT Free Trade Deal
International business

China, U.S. Make Breakthrough on IT Free Trade Deal

The deal could pave the way for the first major tariff-cutting agreement at the World Trade Organization in 17 years.