You are wrong. You know why the real estate prices soar in Hong Kong, Macau and Canada? Mainland Chinese keep buying them with cash. Like everything else, this thing is not marketed to those who cannot afford it.
You Americans just don't get it do you? You have no money to finance this kind of projects anymore. Do you know how many of your banks got bailout money from China? Your government owes China a shit load of money.
firedragon852 (837972) writes "The world's largest mobile operator, China Mobile, spent two years developing the OPhone mobile platform. The OPhone is a linux-based terminal software platform for mobile internet. OPhone SDK is a Software Development Kit designed for OPhone platform. It includes OPhone API, OPhone emulator, development tools, sample codes and sdk documentation. OPhone SDK is compatible with Android SDK, so developers can use both OPhone API and Android API to develop OPhone applications."
Most engineers from South Korea, Japan and India learn Chinese. At some point in your career in your field, you will have to work with the Chinese engineers.
Most computer engineering jobs in this part of the world require knowing Mandarin Chinese.
firedragon852 (837972) writes "Reported by Guardian Unlimited, Hong Kong Billionaire Sir Li Ka-shing, the man behind Hutchison Whampoa and therefore Orange and 3 UK, has reportedly invested $60m of his fortune into taking a piece of Facebook. The deal, reported by Kara Swisher on All Things Digital, is small change to a man who is reported to have a fortune of $23bn — placing in the Top 10 richest men in the world list."