Asia Now Find out what's really going on in Asia – with insights from our specialists on the ground. Filter by: Automotive & Mobility Consumer & Ecommerce Digital Media & Adtech Electronics & Embedded Software Energy & Environment General Government & NGO Industrial & Materials Intellectual Property Medtech & Life Sciences Software & Cloud Telecoms & Networks Search: Go Blog 12 January 2021 Tommy ShiekmanEast Asia – a thriving robotics market Blog 15 January 2020 CES 2020 and the innovations set to succeed in Asia Blog 23 May 2019 Stewart RandallThe Huawei predicament: a problem for China and opportunity for others? So, here we are again! Last year ZTE; this year Huawei. Exactly how much trouble is the company in? What are its – and the Chinese government’s – options from here? And could there be big opportunities for European and Asian tech firms to step in to fill the void of banned US technologies? Blog 11 June 2018 Stewart RandallImplications of ZTE’s last-minute reprieve So, it’s official: the U-turn on ZTE is complete. The US government has decided to remove the export ban on the company. In return, under a new deal, ZTE will install a new board within 30 days, pay a $1bn fine with an additional $400m in escrow, and agree to a further 10-year US export ban if there are any future violations. A US Commerce department compliance team will also need to be retained by ZTE. Blog 10 May 2018 Stewart RandallArm mini China: are JVs the future for tech firms in China? So, ‘Arm mini China’ is here. The Chinese joint venture is an interesting move that may provide a powerful long-term boost for the tech giant well and other big companies like it. But do smaller tech firms need to establish similar ventures to thrive in the Chinese market? Blog 24 April 2018 Stewart RandallThe end of ZTE — or huge opportunities for non-US tech firms? The US Government’s ban on Chinese telecoms giant ZTE Corporation using US-made components will have huge ramifications — for ZTE, its US partners and other international tech firms. Blog 12 March 2018 Leif KarlenSamsung: how to break into a notoriously secretive tech giant The South Korean giant is now the world’s biggest chip maker - and the most important company with which ambitious tech firms need to forge links. Blog 15 October 2017 Alex GoverWhy Asia is driving the Internet of Things Billions of devices, all connected, communicating and sharing data in real time. Pagination Go to page 1 Go to page 2 Sign up For our news and blog posts Newsletter signup First name Surname Email Your personal data is safe with us. See our Privacy Notice.