Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba has appointed Jim Wilkinson as senior vice president, leading Alibaba’s international corporate affairs unit.
China’s economic growth may be slowing, but for global auto makers, the Middle Kingdom is still the land of opportunity.
Top executives of the world’s largest auto makers spent Easter weekend at Beijing’s big auto show pledging allegiance to the world’s largest car market, outlining billions in new investments for factories and technical centers, and hawking new models tailored for the country’s affluent young.
With interesting designs, superior pricing and an innovative marketing strategy, China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi was able to become the top local brand in China in the first quarter of 2014, according to the recently published Digitimes Research China Smartphone Market and Industry Tracker report.
This is the first cyber-espionage case of its kind. US prosecutors say the officers stole trade secrets and internal documents from five companies and a labor union.
Those companies were Westinghouse Electric, US Steel, Alcoa Inc, Allegheny Technologies, SolarWorld, and the US Steelworkers Union. ttp://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-27475324