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    Amer sells Suunto to Chinese tech company

    VANTAA, Finland (BRAIN) — Amer Sports has sold the Finnish adventure wearables brand Suunto to Liesheng, a Chinese technology brand. Amer is the parent of Enve Composites, Louisville Slugger, Arcteryx, Wilson and other brands, and the former owner of Mavic. Amer has been owned by the Chinese sports brand ANTA since 2018.  According to Suunto, the transaction has been signed and it’s expected to close in the first half of 2022. Founded in Guangdong, China in 2015, Liesheng products are sold in more than 100 countries around the world. One of its consumer electronics brands is Haylou, which sells  

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    As Beijing Takes Control, Chinese Tech Companies Lose Jobs and Hope

    The video platform that laid off Mr. Zhao, iQiyi, had an abysmal quarter, losing about $268 million. Its share prices fell by 85 percent from its high in 2021, reflecting investors’ concerns that the company, once aspiring to be China’s Netflix, will be short of shows that can attract more subscribers and advertisers. “The biggest problem for our industry is severe shortage of content supply,” iQiyi’s chief executive, Gong Yu, told analysts in November. He blamed, in part, censors’ slow approval. IQiyi did not respond to requests for comment. (Mr. Zhao confirmed the details in his social media account, but  

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    Singaporeans explain what it’s like working for a Chinese tech company

    Chinese tech companies are expanding around the world, including in Southeast Asia. As they post openings, more Singaporeans wonder what it’s like to work for them. Albert photo | Moment Open | Getty Images While interviewing for a job at Chinese tech giant Tencent, a now-former employee asked if he would be expected to use Mandarin at work in the Singapore office. He was satisfied with the answer that a mix of Mandarin and English would be required. He accepted the position. But the reality was different — Mandarin was used in the office very frequently, the former employee said 

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    Behind the painstaking process of creating Chinese computer fonts

    But there are tens of thousands of Chinese characters, and a 5-by-7 grid was too small to make them legible. Chinese required a grid of 16 by 16 or larger—i.e., at least 32 bytes of memory (256 bits) per character. Were one to imagine a font containing 70,000 low-resolution Chinese characters, the total memory requirement would exceed two megabytes. Even a font containing only 8,000 of the most common Chinese characters would require approximately 256 kilobytes just to store the bitmaps. That was four times the total memory capacity of most off-the-shelf personal computers in the early 1980s. As serious  

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  • Internet Marketing

    How to successfully enter the Chinese market? True-E Marketing will become your best ally! | News

    TORONTO, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — True-E Marketing, a Canadian digital marketing firm, has introduced Chinese SEO and media releases in mainland China to their line of services. “These services can rapidly increase exposure for companies to nearly a hundred mainstream media channels in China,” claims Lloyd Zhang, CEO of True-E, “China has a rapidly developing economy and one of the most lucrative markets in the world. It just so happens that Chinese youth enjoy interacting with well-known brands from around the world and have become a powerful consumer group through internet consumption.” In the past  

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    US sanctions Chinese computer makers in widening tech fight

    China’s government has criticized the Biden administration’s curbs on access to U.S. technology for its supercomputer developers and said sanctions “only strengthen China’s determination” to invent its own By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer April 9, 2021, 8:36 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China’s government on Friday criticized the Biden administration’s curbs on access to U.S. technology for its supercomputer developers and said sanctions “only strengthen China’s determination” to invent its own. The sanctions announced Thursday are the latest sign President Joe Biden is sticking to the tough line  

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