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Protectionism

Protectionism

Silicon Valley should fear Trump’s tech aggression

On the face of it, few companies have more to gain from Donald Trump's increasingly hostile attitude towards Chinese technology companies than Facebook. TikTok, the video app that the president has promised to ban if it remains owned by China's ByteDance, is possibly the biggest challenge to Facebook's social media…
bubmag
August 10, 2020
Protectionism

Silicon Valley should fear Trump’s tech aggression

On the face of it, few companies have more to gain from Donald Trump's increasingly hostile attitude towards Chinese technology companies than Facebook. TikTok, the video app that the president has promised to ban if it remains owned by China's ByteDance, is possibly the biggest challenge to Facebook's social media…
bubmag
August 10, 2020
Protectionism

Protectionism shifts attention from real issues

Using the new tools, the claims for lower duty rates for imports under trade agreements may be put to greater scrutiny TopicsChinese products | trade protectionism In recent weeks, the government has restricted imports of colour television sets, pneumatic tyres, and power tillers. These can now be imported only against import licences.…
bubmag
August 9, 2020
Protectionism

On tech, India was naive. It has finally woken up

The Chinese government banned Facebook in 2009. And even Mark Zuckerberg — despite having a wife of Chinese origin; learning Mandarin; and doing public relations stunts such as jogging in the smog-filled streets of Beijing to say how much he loved China — was not able to have it change…
bubmag
July 1, 2020