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‘Business as usual’ KBL counter measures with a solution to the US-China Trade War.

On January 1st, 2019 America will impose a 25% import duty on all Chinese products, which will eventually rise to between from 25 – 40%, dramatically affecting US companies dependent on sourcing products and material from the Republic of China. KBL,a global contract manufacturer and fulfillment corporation headquartered out of Los Angeles, California, will continue […]

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Chinese warship warned USS Decatur it would ‘suffer consequences’ during near-collision in South China Sea

A Chinese destroyer that closed to within 45 yards of a U.S. Navy ship during a September mission in the South China Sea reportedly warned the American vessel it would “suffer consequences” if it didn’t redirect its course. The People’s Republic of China destroyer Luoyang delivered the message to the USS Decatur during their September […]

Imelda Marcos convicted of graft, sentenced to prison

Trump says ‘I think we’ll make a deal with China’ on trade

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will likely make a deal with China on trade, adding that a lot of progress had been made to resolve the two countries’ differences but warning that he still may impose more tariffs on Chinese goods. “China very much wants to make a deal,” […]

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Hong Kong Exchange Prepares for Blockchain Trading Platform

Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has joined forces with Digital Asset to develop a blockchain platform for post-trade allocation and processing of trades. This alliance was created under the Stock Connect programme with China, based on a FinExtra report. HKEX had been working on a prototype system for Stock Connect using Digital Asset’s platform […]

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Many U.S. firms in China eyeing relocation as trade war bites: survey

SHENZHEN  – More than 70 percent of U.S. firms operating in southern China are considering delaying further investment there and moving some or all of their manufacturing to other countries as the trade war bites into profits, a business survey showed on Monday. U.S. companies operating in China believe they are suffering more from the […]

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China’s ByteDance leapfrogs Uber to becomes world’s most valuable startup

That’s according to reports from Forbes and Bloomberg both of which claim that the company has completed a $3 billion investment that values the company at $75 billion. A source with knowledge of the deal confirmed the round to TechCrunch and suggested that the value is pre-money, which, adding the round, would put ByteDance’s valuation at $78 billion. That’s […]

Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models

China & Blockchain Part 1: Winning the Most Important Race in 500 Years

Blockchain is virgin territory, a new frontier. Getting there first, exerting influence, and dominating the market matters. England, France, Spain, and Portugal all knew this when the New World was discovered. America knew this with global force projection after WWII, and most recently, the internet. But like all history, the empires of the past are […]

Is a Single Global Blockchain Platform Already Coming Into the Picture? Here Are the Signs

Trump’s Tariffs are Putting the Pinch on Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain

Increasing tensions in China-US trade relations may portend tougher times ahead for Chinese bitcoin mining hardware maker Bitmain, with shipments to one of its major overseas markets facing new tariffs since August 23. The South China Morning Post reports that Bitmain is seen by analysts as the cryptocurrency mining hardware firm with the most potential exposure to […]

Sexual Assault Survivor Uses Crypto to Crowdfund Anonymously

Silicon Valley is working with China to ease fears about AI

Hong Kong-Baidu has become the first Chinese company to join a US-led alliance on artificial intelligence that includes Silicon Valley’s biggest names. The Partnership on AI was established in 2016 to ease concerns about the development and use of the frontier technology. Fears over AI include the risk of machines becoming smarter than people, which Elon […]

Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models