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APEC Works on Innovation Policies for the Digital Era

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — High-level policy discussions on innovation and trade in communications and technology sectors continued Tuesday among the 21 member economies of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).  The discussions focused on the elements needed to create a thriving innovation ecosystem,

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APEC Works on Innovation Policies for the Digital Era

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — High-level policy discussions on innovation and trade in communications and technology sectors continued Tuesday among the 21 member economies of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).  The discussions focused on the elements needed to create a thriving innovation ecosystem,

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2010 Tech M&As – A Year in Review

2010 was a busy year for Silicon Valley and the high tech sector as M&A activity rebounded after a couple years of relatively stagnant behavior during the economic recession. While the numbers are not significantly different from pre-recession levels, the nature of the deals this year hinted at shifting trends and changes within the high-tech industry itself. With cloud computing, mobile, and Internet communications leading the way, 2010 finished strong in the second half of the year with the highest level of deal volume seen in the last two years.

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2010 Tech M&As – A Year in Review

2010 was a busy year for Silicon Valley and the high tech sector as M&A activity rebounded after a couple years of relatively stagnant behavior during the economic recession. While the numbers are not significantly different from pre-recession levels, the nature of the deals this year hinted at shifting trends and changes within the high-tech industry itself. With cloud computing, mobile, and Internet communications leading the way, 2010 finished strong in the second half of the year with the highest level of deal volume seen in the last two years.

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Exploring China’s Internet Communications Space

Last month, Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association (HYSTA), an organization focused on the cross-section of technology between Silicon Valley and Asia, hosted its annual conference with the headlined theme of “Drivers of Growth and Innovation.” After glancing at the

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Exploring China’s Internet Communications Space

Last month, Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association (HYSTA), an organization focused on the cross-section of technology between Silicon Valley and Asia, hosted its annual conference with the headlined theme of “Drivers of Growth and Innovation.” After glancing at the

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“An arduous journey to fulfill a dream”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On a clear day, a glimpse down the street from Tony Huang’s one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco affords him a view of rose-tinted skies as the sun sets over the Pacific. With a daughter who has

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“An arduous journey to fulfill a dream”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On a clear day, a glimpse down the street from Tony Huang’s one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco affords him a view of rose-tinted skies as the sun sets over the Pacific. With a daughter who has

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Jeremy Lin: Living the American Dream through the NBA

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. When the Golden State Warriors first signed on Jeremy Lin, Harvard ’10, no one expected the type of public reaction he received. While Lin had been quietly making local and national headlines since his days as a

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Jeremy Lin: Living the American Dream through the NBA

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. When the Golden State Warriors first signed on Jeremy Lin, Harvard ’10, no one expected the type of public reaction he received. While Lin had been quietly making local and national headlines since his days as a

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The World Cup Goes Digital via Social Media

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: In the 48,000-seat Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in South Africa, the crowd went wild as Dutch middle-fielder Wesley Sneijder nudged in a game-changing second goal, giving the Dutch their first win over five-time FIFA World Cup champion

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The World Cup Goes Digital via Social Media

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: In the 48,000-seat Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in South Africa, the crowd went wild as Dutch middle-fielder Wesley Sneijder nudged in a game-changing second goal, giving the Dutch their first win over five-time FIFA World Cup champion

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Suicide rates high among Asian-Americans

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: An ambitious young woman with two Harvard degrees and a promising career that had taken her from Hong Kong to California, 30-year-old newlywed Susie Bin-Su Barron seemed to have it all. But in reality, things were far

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Suicide rates high among Asian-Americans

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: An ambitious young woman with two Harvard degrees and a promising career that had taken her from Hong Kong to California, 30-year-old newlywed Susie Bin-Su Barron seemed to have it all. But in reality, things were far

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Growing up with the “Greatest Generation”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Long before Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and Energy Secretary Steven Chu were making headlines as the first Chinese-Americans in an American executive cabinet, Linda Tsao Yang, 83, was quietly breaking racial and gender barriers. She has

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Growing up with the “Greatest Generation”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Long before Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and Energy Secretary Steven Chu were making headlines as the first Chinese-Americans in an American executive cabinet, Linda Tsao Yang, 83, was quietly breaking racial and gender barriers. She has

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The changing face of China’s high-tech industry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — While hiring in Silicon Valley is projected to surge for the remainder of the year, companies are finding competition for talent from across the Pacific in China. As the Chinese tech industry continues to grow in

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The changing face of China’s high-tech industry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — While hiring in Silicon Valley is projected to surge for the remainder of the year, companies are finding competition for talent from across the Pacific in China. As the Chinese tech industry continues to grow in

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Will IPOs make the markets bubble over?

As financial markets around the world dipped in the wake of the largest global financial crisis in history last year, the Shanghai stock market saw its fair share of volatility as well.  By September 2009, the market had tumbled more

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Will IPOs make the markets bubble over?

As financial markets around the world dipped in the wake of the largest global financial crisis in history last year, the Shanghai stock market saw its fair share of volatility as well.  By September 2009, the market had tumbled more

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