Daily Archives: October 1, 2013

Getting a new global online payment standard adopted is a tall order, but the involvement of the big three – Visa, Mastercard and American Express – in the latest effort must give it a fighting chance of success. Read more

There is more than one way to lead in the smartphone industry, and China is at work on all of them.

No longer content to copy foreign products. China is developing brands to compete with Apple and Samsung. Xiaomi is known as its answer to Apple, and Huawei and ZTE, the equipment companies, have moved into handsets.

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