Apple in China
Apple posted the highest quarterly earnings in American history (Q415) and took huge hit. Some people blaming Apple's $30 billion market cap haircut on the economic slowdown in China -- but if you don't live there, it's hard to understand the complex relationships Chinese people have with Western brands. ... Continue Reading →
CCTV
I spent the afternoon today at CCTV headquarters in Beijing. Standing in Master Control, I could not help thinking that this was some kind of science-fiction fantasy movie. One program on all of the 19 free-over-the-air CCTV channels and a stark, white on black graphic on every paid service or entertainment channel saying that, during... Continue Reading →