China to fine netizens for ‘liking’ posts after zero Covid protests – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Internet users in China will soon be held liable for liking posts deemed illegal or harmful, stoking fears the world’s second-largest economy plans to control social media like never before. China’s internet watchdog is stepping up its regulation of cyberspace as authorities ramp up their crackdown on online dissidents amid … Read more

‘White Paper’ protests: China’s top stationery supplier says it still sells A4 sheets – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — The rare protests, which swept across China over the weekend, often featured protesters holding blank sheets of paper, a phenomenon that has caused problems for the country’s top stationery chain. In a symbolic protest against censorship, young protesters held up white sheets – a metaphor for the critical social media … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China further shakes Apple’s strained supply and highlights how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The troubles began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, amid … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China further shakes Apple’s strained supply and highlights how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The troubles began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, amid … Read more

US-China chip war spills over into Europe – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West over possible Chinese control of critical infrastructure. Last week, the new owner of Britain’s largest chipmaker was asked to reverse its takeover just days after the sale of another … Read more

US-China chip war spills over into Europe – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West over possible Chinese control of critical infrastructure. Last week, the new owner of Britain’s largest chipmaker was asked to reverse its takeover just days after the sale of another … Read more

Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave its largest iPhone factory after violent protests – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant to quell protests that have seen hundreds clashed with security forces at the compound in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday after dramatic scenes of violent … Read more

The world could be entering a new era of climate war – the Atlantic | CarTailz

When I started reporting on climate change in 2015, climate war meant one thing. At that time, if someone said that climate change was a threat to the world order, one would assume that they were talking about the direct effects of warming or its second-order effects. Analysts and scholars worried about scenarios in which … Read more

Domestic electric vehicles drive green revolution – chinadaily.com.cn – China Daily | CarTailz

Visitors inspect Voyah models at the Tianjin International Auto Show on November 10. [Photo/CHINA DAILY] Editor’s note: China is already a world leader in the production and sale of electric vehicles, and judging by their popularity, more of these eco-friendly vehicles will be on the road, writes a veteran China Daily journalist. When driving on … Read more

Nevada is entering the lithium race with new mines. But is there a dark side to our electric future? – Euronews | CarTailz

The race to produce more lithium in the United States is on. Rare earth metals such as lithium are a crucial component in electrical engineering vehicle batteries. As production of electric cars skyrockets around the world, demand for the mineral is increasing — and US miners are looking to capitalize on it. “(Lithium) is now … Read more