Categories: Asia Technology

The Indian Outsourcer to Watch is Based in Teaneck

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 25

(This post originally referred incorrectly to HCL Technology. The correct name is HCL Technologies.) Indian outsourcers are getting ready for more growth. Indian newspaper The Economic Times reports today that...

In Electronics, Japan Still Matters

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 17

In the global technology industry's pecking order, Japanese consumer electronics companies long ago surrendered their top spot to more nimble competitors like Samsung Electronics and Apple. Many of the country's...

Alibaba Replies on Piracy Claims

Posted by: Andy Reinhardt on March 03

By Bruce Einhorn Following my post the other day about the difficulties at Alibaba, company spokesman John Spelich contacted me to point out a few things. First of all, he...

Alibaba's Bad Week Gets Worse

Posted by: Justin Bachman on March 01

By Bruce Einhorn As if Chinese Internet company Alibaba.com didn't already have enough problems, the U.S. government has delivered another blow to chairman Jack Ma's group. The U.S. Trade Representative...

LePad vs. iPad: Nice Surprises From Lenovo

Posted by: Dan Beucke on February 17

By Bruce Einhorn I've always been skeptical about Lenovo, the Chinese computer company. In 2005 it bought the PC division of IBM, a purchase that immediately made Lenovo a worldwide...

China Buys Gas-Tapping Technology

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on October 11

My colleague John Duce and I wrote in this week's issue of Bloomberg Businessweek about China's search for unconventional gas -- gas trapped in coal deposits, for instance, or in...

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...

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...

Asian Companies are Better Off Without Palm

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on April 29

After lots of speculation that a Chinese or Taiwanese company would buy Palm, the struggling smartphone maker is about to go to Hewlett-Packard. And investors in companies like Lenovo, ZTE...

Foxconn Blasts Worker, Media after Mexico Factory Fire

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 22

“Misleading and twisted.” That’s what Taiwanese electronics giant Hon Hai Precision is saying about coverage of a conflict with some workers at a factory in Mexico owned by its Foxconn...

Tech: Is China Catching Taiwan?

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on December 11

The technology gap between Taiwanese and Chinese companies is closing, according to a new survey by Deloitte. The consulting firm yesterday released its annual report on the 500 fastest-growing tech...

Microsoft Suffers a New China Setback

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on November 18

How big of a defeat did Microsoft just suffer in China? Some observers are saying a Chinese court ruling against Microsoft won’t hurt the company, since its piracy-depressed sales in...

More Consolidation for Taiwan's LCD Panelmakers

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on November 16

Samsung and LG, the world’s biggest producers of TFT-LCD panels, may finally be getting some more serious competition from Taiwan. The island’s overcrowded LCD industry has just taken one big...

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