Study: Google's #advantage #strengthens in AI-powered #smartphone marketMobile MarketerApple, whose Siri was the first mobile virtual assistant when it was introduced in 2011, will steadily lose its share from about 41% this year to 17% in 2022, as Chinese search giant Baidu expands its slice of the global market 10 percentage points ...and read more...

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Never has my book, The Baking Bible, looked more beautiful. The Chinese characters transform it into a true work of read more...

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VarietyFilm News Roundup: Allison Williams to Star in Horror-Thriller 'The ...VarietyIn today's film #news #roundup, Allison Williams will star in the horror-thriller ?The Perfection,? ?The Last Chinese Chef? moves into development, and the WGA ...and read more...

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CNETOpen source Apollo speeds up Baidu's self-driving #software ... - CNETCNETThe Chinese technology company announced #version 1.0 of its open-source Apollo software in July. Three months later it's up to version 1.5.and read more...

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South China Morning PostDefence lawyer for Donald Tsang compares bribery case to Chinese martial arts #novels in closing argumentSouth China Morning PostThe defence lawyer for Donald Tsang Yam-kuen on Thursday accused prosecutors of weaving tales about the embattled former Hong Kong leader that sounded like they were taken from the pages of Chinese martial arts novels. On the first day of his read more...

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(October 27, 2017 - by Goldman Sachs) Commodity #prices stormed higher in the decade to 2012, fueled by a mismatch between Chinese demand and global #supply, creating supply shortages that led to substantial gains in many commodity markets. China wanted everything and more, and miners weren’t in a position to deliver it. However, that all changed in 2012. Chinese demand slowed and supply, encouraged by previous strength in prices, arrived in abundance, seeing many markets move from being in deficit to surplus, creating downside pressure in many markets, acute in some instances. Now, read more...

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DigidayHuawei is building its first #digital #marketing #team in EuropeDigidayCalling all brand marketers: We're opening up a few more complimentary spots to join the Digiday Marketing Summit in the Bahamas in December. Interested? Apply here. Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei is hiring a dedicated team of digital marketers read more...

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Globalnews.caTrudeau government #warned to be careful before approving Chinese takeover #bid for Aecon constructionGlobalnews.caCCCC International Holding Ltd. of China has made a $1.5-billion bid to buy Calgary-based Aecon Group Inc., which has a storied 140-year history in landmark Canadian construction and engineering projects such as the CN Tower, Vancouver's SkyTrain ...and read more...

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Hong Kong Free PressXi Jinping's vision of Hong Kong's future? Just another Chinese cityHong Kong Free PressThat same white paper characterised Hong Kong's once-vaunted independent judiciary as mere ?administrators? who were advised to wear their patriotism on their robes, prompting nearly 2,000 lawyers to take to the streets in protest, and would also serve ...and read more...

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Channel NewsAsiaChinese #scientists #create low-fat #pigs with mouse geneChannel NewsAsiaIn a paper published on Monday (Oct 23) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the scientists said that modern pigs lack a gene, called UCP1 - which is present in most other mammals - making them susceptible to the cold and prone to ...and read more...

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Chinese arrivals to Vietnam #surge 45.6 pct in 10 monthsXinhuaHANOI, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam welcomed over 3.2 million Chinese visitors in the first 10 months of this year, enjoying a year-on-year surge of 45.6 percent, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said Monday. The country is actively ...and read more...

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Aljazeera.comTaiwan #leader #lands in Hawaii despite Chinese objection | News | Al ...Aljazeera.comTaiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen landed in Honolulu en route to the island's diplomatic allies among Pacific nations, despite strong objections to the visit from ...and read more...

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New Food (#press release)Pigs get a new image as #scientists produce a slimmer cut of porkNew Food (press release)In a paper published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists at the Institute of Zoology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, announced they had bred a dozen low-fat, cold resistant pigs by editing their DNA ...and read more...

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Chi Fan for Charity (CFFC) has been bringing foodies and #restaurants together for great dining experiences that come with the added bonus of a good cause. Founded in 2009, the mission of the organization is to give back to the Beijing and Chinese community. They invite Beijing's well-known personalities to host tables in participating venues where they will be served a mouthwatering meal with a group of their friends (or fans). Not only do participating diners get to enjoy their beloved or newly discovered restaurants of Beijing, they also contribute to the work of nonprofit read more...

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Chi Fan for Charity (CFFC) has been bringing foodies and #restaurants together for great dining experiences that come with the added bonus of a good cause. Founded in 2009, the mission of the organization is to give back to the Beijing and Chinese community. They invite Beijing's well-known personalities to host tables in participating venues where they will be served a mouthwatering meal with a group of their friends (or fans). Not only do participating diners get to enjoy their beloved or newly discovered restaurants of Beijing, they also contribute to the work of nonprofit read more...

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China could ban red-hot #video #game over #blood and violenceKITV HonoluluHONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Has one of the internet's hottest video games run out of lives in China? Chinese regulators have described PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, which has attracted 13 million global players since its debut in March, as being too ...and read more...

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I walked through a maze of low-flung buildings and saw Jose?thin-boned and bearded?waving at me from his small balcony. His apartment was decked in a mishmash of Indian, Chinese and South American folk art. It was unusually tidy for a single man. The air reeked of incense, a #cloying #scent I can usually only take read more...

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New Food (#press release)Slimmer GMO #pigs an 'exciting' breakthrough ? but probably won't fly in AmericaNew Food (press release)In a paper published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists at the Institute of Zoology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, announced they had bred a dozen low-fat, cold resistant pigs by editing their DNA ...and read more...

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China is sharply restricting imports on recycled materials, and the effects are #rippling across the Pacific Northwest. Some of those discards might end up in the region?s landfills as China rolls out new rules in read more...

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China is sharply restricting imports on recycled materials, and the effects are #rippling across the Pacific Northwest. Some of those discards might end up in the region?s landfills as China rolls out new rules in read more...

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