Archives: August 2010

No iPhone Boost for Apple's Chinese Partner

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 26

Apple's in a bind in China. It has teamed up with China Unicom, the perennial also-ran in the country. Unicom has exclusive rights to the iPhone in the world's biggest...

U.S. Stem Cell Ruling May Boost Asian Research

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 24

Asian countries are well-positioned to benefit from the latest setback for stem cell research in the U.S. During the Bush years, countries such as Singapore and China took advantage of...

GOP Senators Go After China's Huawei

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 23

China's biggest maker of telecom equipment is the subject of a new campaign by a group of Republican senators demanding the Obama administration investigate the company, which wants to sell...

After Chinese Flop in Korea, Indian Rival Takes a Turn

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 22

Mahindra & Mahindra knows how to make tractors. It's the biggest tractor maker in India. The company wants to join local rival Tata Motors - owner of Jaguar and Land...

Demand Grows Despite H-1B Fight, TCS Exec Says

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 18

The chop-shop fallout continues. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) caused an uproar in India recently after he called Indian IT outsourcing companies chop shops during debate on a proposal to double...

Delays Threaten India's Commonwealth Games

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 17

October's New Delhi Commonwealth Games* were supposed to be for India what the 2008 Beijing Olympics were for China, the big sporting event showcasing the country's arrival as an economic...

Apple Supplier Foxconn's Boss Wins Support

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 16

Terry Gou, the embattled boss of Apple's outsourcing manufacturer Foxconn (part of Hon Hai Precision Industry) has an unlikely ally in media tycoon Jimmy Lai. Lai's chairman of Next Media,...

MakeMyTrip Could Pave Way for More Indian IPOs

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 12

For years, Wall Street hasn't been a welcoming place for Indian IPOs. This year alone, at least 14 Chinese companies have had U.S. IPOs, according to Bloomberg News, but since...

China Has Foreign-Worker Problem, Too

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 11

While the U.S. and India squabble over H-1B and L-1 work visas for employees of Indian outsourcing companies, there's a debate about foreign workers going on in China, too. Wait...

India Criticizes New U.S. Outsourcing Fee

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 10

In the latest battle over outsourcing, the Indian government has fired back at the U.S. Last week, U.S. senators unanimously passed a proposal to nearly double the fees on work...

Baby Formula Scare Hurts China's Synutra

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 09

Following the well-publicized scandals surrounding Made-in-China products, how nervous are Chinese consumers and investors about food safety? Look at what happened Monday to the stock price of Synutra International, a...

U.S. Senate Targets India Outsourcers

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 08

How unpopular are Indian outsourcing companies from India in the U.S.? They can manage to unite squabbling Democrats and Republicans in the Senate. With the GOP filibustering most of the...

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