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“Lighthouse Factories” Shine an Exciting Light on Industry 4.0 and China

  A driving force behind Industry 4.0 efficiency, and in essence the sustainable and operational evolution overtaking industrial manufacturing, are so-called “lighthouse Read more

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Adapting the SLR Magic of Anamorphic Filmmaking to the Panasonic Lumix Ecosystem Creates Endless Filmmaking Possibilities
March 24, 2023

The Panasonic Lumix System revolutionized independent filmmaking through the convergence of a handheld DSLR style body, larger than video camera sensors for a narrow depth of field, and the versatility and utility of interchangeable lenses.  By being mirrorless and with the use of adapters, a broad gamut of vintage and modern lenses became available for […]

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AV is Bridging the Gap Between the Real World and the Metaverse at Industry Conferences
March 24, 2023

How is AV helping bridge the gap between the real world and the metaverse? Some of the best examples can be seen in the midst of large-scale trade shows and industry events. For example, ETHDenver, an annual blockchain conference held in Denver, Colorado, hosts more than 20,000 technologists every year to innovate and develop […]

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Why Authentic Content Should Be at the Forefront of Your Company’s Marketing Strategy
March 24, 2023

Media today is the most powerful it’s ever been, and with the introduction of new channels to consume it daily, the consumer can become easily overwhelmed with a plethora of choices. How does your channel stand out? Authentic media might be the clickbait. With the likes of TikTok, YouTube, and streaming services like Spotify, […]

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“Lighthouse Factories” Shine an Exciting Light on Industry 4.0 and China
March 10, 2023

A driving force behind Industry 4.0 efficiency, and in essence the sustainable and operational evolution overtaking industrial manufacturing, are so-called “lighthouse factories”. The World Economic Forum recently identified 18 more Industry 4.0 lighthouse factories, bringing the total to 132 manufacturing sites across various industries and regions. In these advanced manufacturing hubs, mindset and strategy […]

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Could China’s Re-Opening Fuel Higher Energy Costs?
January 24, 2023

After nearly three years of Covid isolation, one of the world’s largest economies has begun to reopen. As China re-emerges from intense lockdowns, new fear over global oil demand sparks economic woes. But will Chinese demand for fuel spill out into global markets? Posting a 3% growth rate GDP for the 4th quarter, the Chinese […]

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Why Have Oil Prices Dropped And What to Make of China’s Reduced Demand
November 22, 2022

Oil prices have dropped to their lowest level since before the war in Ukraine, after Saudi Arabia and other OPEC+ countries were reported to be considering increasing their output after China’s tightened COVID restrictions. Will significantly-low oil prices genuinely hurt the outlook for U.S. demand, and what other geopolitical forces are at play? Economist Tim […]

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Boeing 737 Max Is Approved for Service in China After Nearly Three-Year Grounding
December 2, 2021

(Bloomberg) — China is on the cusp of lifting an almost three-year grounding of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max, after the nation’s civil aviation body on Thursday issued an airworthiness directive for the single-aisle workhorse. The planemaker’s shares climbed. The notice, posted on the website of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, removes the last safety […]

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China Port Shutdown Raises Concerns for Global Shipping
August 13, 2021

China partially closed one of the world’s busiest container ports due to a Covid outbreak. Bloomberg’s James Mayger reports on the potential impact the move could have on global trade. (Source: Bloomberg) Transcript: Francine Lacqua: China has partially shut the world’s third busiest container port after a worker became infected with COVID. It’s threatening more […]

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What Do China’s Import & Exports Mean for the Rest of the World?
June 21, 2021

China, the world’s largest exporter, has reported its latest import and export numbers – and they might surprise you. While exports came up shy of projected growth (but still saw a 27.9% jump), the country’s import numbers exploded. The country saw a 51.1% spike in import value, the fastest pace it’s seen in a decade. […]

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Apple Eyes Battery Suppliers for Possible Electric Vehicle
June 18, 2021

According to reports from Reuters, Apple is in talks with Chinese companies BYD & CATL regarding car batteries, another indicator that the rumored “Apple Car” could be one step closer to reality. This could be big news for global electric vehicle production and competition, as well as introduce conflicting dynamics in the broader EV supply […]

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China Expands its EV Footprint on the World Stage
April 8, 2021

As Chinese automobile manufacturer Geely, the parent company behind Volvo and Daimler AG, plans to launch its sub-brand of luxury electric vehicles, a possible competitor to Tesla’s growing footprint, the country appears poised to dominate the EV industry. Since the early ‘90s, China has ramped up its annual automobile production capacity. In 2001, after joining […]

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Can Geely Join the Ranks of Luxury EV Brands?
March 31, 2021

Some of the recent talk about the growing market for electric vehicles has centered around making EV offerings more affordable to capture a broader swath of would-be owners – but Geely is taking a different approach. The China-based auto manufacturer and parent company for Volvo and Daimler AG is expanding its vision and footprint in […]

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