Oprah time: China’s Disruptors by Edward Tse

Reading China’s Disruptors by Edward Tse is a great primer on how China’s enterprises are structured differently to foreign companies. The government / private relationship is a complex one. Tse does a good job at explaining it well. This alone is a good reason to read the book. Tse’s background as China based management consultant […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Even years later, Twitter doesn’t delete your direct messages | TechCrunch – interesting possible GDPR risk for Twitter HSBC forex trading costs cut sharply by blockchain – executive | Reuters – low transaction rate, less than 4,000 transactions a day. This looks more like niche cases Why I’m Deleting All My Old Tweets | WIRED […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

100 spies will monitor all SMS and email that goes in and out of Norway | Nettavisen – original in Norwegian Smart Speaker Market Takes Off in Holiday Quarter | Consumer Intelligence Research Partners – interesting that you’re starting to see multi-speaker households (1/3rd of US households who own a smart speaker device own more […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Fliers Find an Old Friend on More Planes: Empty Seats – WSJ – Airlines’ average passenger loads first crossed 80% capacity in 2007, after climbing from 55% in 1978 Friends Don’t Let Friends Become Chinese Billionaires | Forbes – not surprised by the executions, as Balzac said, behind every great business lies a crime. And […]

Is it western companies, or China in a financial crisis? Part 2

Apple and Jaguar Land Rover blamed the Chinese economy for their recent financial results. The truth is probably more complex. What factors are affecting affecting these businesses that aren’t directly related to the Chinese economy? China is a unique mobile environment and in some ways it mirrors the hopes (and fears) for the internet in […]