China’s tech sector is close to surpassing the US to become the world’s best-performing technology industry in 2020. Indeed, China’s tech sector is catching up. Until now, the US comfortably led the world in recovering from (and thriving in) the coronavirus pandemic. US tech, represented by QQQ on the chart above (more on that later), was up 14% for the year as of Monday’s market close. China’s equivalent fund, CQQQ, had returned 13% in 2020 — just one percent difference. As for the rest of the...
Today’s teachers extol the virtues of hands-on learning, the method of helping students, particularly the youngest children, learn through basic doing. From trial-and-error methods to practice honing their emerging skills, youngsters can soak up a world of learning opportunities when their developing minds are unleashed.
Twenty Indian soldiers are murdered in a surprise cross-border attack by the People’s Liberation Army. A Philippine fishing boat is sunk in its own territorial waters by increasingly predatory Chinese ships. Peaceful pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong are beaten bloody by riot police on Beijing’s orders. Australia’s farmers and miners are hit with trade sanctions
A smartphone that runs two Android operating systems at the same time.
To beat the coronavirus pandemic, countries need to collaborate. We need the best possible science to develop vaccines and drugs, and to test, track and contain the virus. If we’ve learned anything from the rapid global spread of this virus, it’s that we’re all in this together. It was therefore
For decades, the United States has had a monopoly on positioning, navigation, and timing technology with its Global Positioning System (GPS), a constellation of satellites operated by the military that today provides the backbone for location on billion of devices worldwide. As those technologies have become not just key to military maneuvers but the very [
Relations between the U.S. and China have deteriorated to their worst in decades since President Donald Trump took office in 2017.
The world's most valuable liquor company has just claimed another first.
Secretary of State is now "excited" to accept Josep Borrell proposal for dialogue on Beijing.
Public interest and free speech ruled the day, regardless of the author’s confidentiality agreement.
CNN’s John Harwood on Monday said that President Donald Trump’s promotion of a video in which one of his supporters chanted “white power” showed that he had a childlike carelessness about his responsibilities as president. “The president is like a child in the sand box who is playing with sharp sticks,” Harwood said. “When I [
A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards season. And now let the voting begin. It has been pretty hard this unusual Emmy season to conduct this column that usually is made up of nifty little events and conversations I have as I traverse industry events, Q&As , parties etc. Not this time. There [