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6 Wackiest New Gadgets Of 2013

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA and BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the weirdest gadgets at the International CES show are designed to solve problems you never knew you had. Are you eating to...

Beijing Leaders to Give Economic Growth Top Priority

Ava Chien | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
Ava Chien

The three speakers on the China panel at Bloomberg Markets 50 Summit agree that leaders in Beijing are committed to doing everything in its powers to keep growth going.

Is China Inc. Corporate America's Enemy?

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The Chinese are (not) coming! It will be decades before Chinese corporations -- even in strategic industries such as renewable energy or information technology -- beat American, Western, and European companies on their own turf. Indeed, it may never happen at all.

E-Commerce in China: Patriarchic Benevolence

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

China's e-commerce scene is, like the Internet itself, a paradoxical combination of "democratic" people power and top-down "management."

The Chinese Consumer: Still Projecting and Protecting

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Contemporary Chinese society, still Confucian to the core, is driven by the need for societal acknowledgment and diffused insecurity. Consumer behavior, characterized by status projection and risk avoidance, reflects these truths.

Is China Serious About Major Economic Reform? Probably Not

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Is China wrong to make economic reforms so slowly? Probably not. Despite having become the world's second largest economy, China is still a poor country on a purchase power parity (PPP) basis.

Citizens United: U.S. Politics with Chinese Characteristics

Elizabeth Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elizabeth Lynch

In 1966, because of the fear of foreign influence in U.S. elections, Congress passed the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Eventually incorporated in ...

Brand Management in China: Three Golden Rules

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The Chinese worldview, not to mention its brandscape, is profoundly different from Western markets. Here are a few "golden rules" marketers must know before landing in the mainland.

The Best New Gadget You'll Never Hear Of

Silicon Valley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jupiter analysts Michael Gartenberg and David Card go Abbott and Costello over a new portable media player called the Ibiza. Michael likes it, David d...