Chinese League of Legends: The Future of eSports

League of Legends, an online video game made by Riot Games, has gained international popularity since it was introduced as an eSport. Over 60 million unique viewers watched the final of League of Legends’ most recent global tournament. The majority of said views came from China, which has seen a recent massive explosion in the […]
  • Keith Habarta
  • September 6, 2018
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DNC warns Dems about Huawei, ZTE

Huawei, ZTE face more backlash The Democratic National Committee told Democrats not to use technology from Chinese-based smartphone manufacturers Huawei or ZTE. The DNC learned that an organization close to the party had considered purchasing ZTE phones for its democrats, which sparked the warning sign. They are the most recent organization to denounce the legitimacy […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 6, 2018
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China will implement more tariffs

Tit-for-tat escalates China announced on Friday that it will implement up to 25 percent tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods if President Trump follows through with his plan of taxing $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The move is the latest in a tit-for-tat standoff between the two countries. Tariffs have been increasing […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 3, 2018
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Huawei becomes second largest smartphone seller

Huawei is thriving…for now Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei announced this week that it has surpassed Apple as the second largest mover of smartphones. The company reported that in the second quarter of this year, they sold roughly 54 million phones, which represents a 40 percent year-over-year increase according to various research firms. In fact, last […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 2, 2018
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BMW to increase prices due to tariffs

Tariffs continue to impact companies BMW announced over the weekend that it is raising the price of its SUVs in China because of the steep cost of tariffs on US imports. The two SUVs that will be affected are the X5 and X6 SUVs – their prices will likely increase from anywhere between four and […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 30, 2018
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Qualcomm will stop pursuing NXP

Qual-lateral damage Qualcomm announced in October 2016 that it would acquire NXP for $47 billion. However, the country still awaits China’s approval of the deal. Because of this, Qualcomm has decided to pull out of the acquisition. The tech firm does not believe that China will accept the merger, so it has decided to scrap […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 26, 2018
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Hasbro bounces back from underperformance

Hasbro avoiding turning into a has-been? Ever since Toys “R” Us closed, Hasbro has been struggling to generate sales and keep their profit margins up. However, in Q2 of this year, the toy manufacturer may have turned over a new leaf. Sales were still down by 7 percent last quarter, but they still exceeded expectations […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 23, 2018
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Apple plans to clean China’s environment

Green Apple Apple announced on Thursday that it will invest $300 million in clean energy in China. The company stated that it will partner with ten of its global suppliers in the initiative. Their goal is to create enough renewable energy to power one million homes in China. Not only is this initiative beneficial for […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 13, 2018
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ZTE stock rises

Can ZTE bounce back? China tech-firm ZTE saw its stock rise 25% on Thursday following a government announcement that the US ban will soon be removed. The US Commerce Department first created the ban on the tech firm because of its trade with North Korea and Iran – despite the sanctions the US placed on […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 12, 2018
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