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Neil Tyler

Is Tesla running out of road?

The news released last week that Tesla was cutting 3,000 jobs comes after a difficult year for the car company, headed by Elon Musk.

According to Musk, “the road ahead is very difficult” because its products remain unaffordable for most people and it’s up against a large established industry.The challenge for Tesla is to start producing its Model 3 Sedan in larger numbers and at a market price of around $35k - only then will the company be seen as having a long ...

Is the US attempting to suppress Chinese tech companies?

Could the US be attempting to suppress Chinese tech companies? Well that’s the accusation that was thrown by a spokesperson for the Chinese government recently, and comes after US prosecutors were said to be investigating allegations that Huawei stole trade secrets from US businesses.

Running a successful IoT project

Having just come back from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence and Big Data loomed large it was interesting to see a piece written by Libelium, the Internet of Things and M2M platform provider, detailing with how to invest in IoT technology.

Apple angst

Last week saw a rare event – Apple announced that it was cutting its quarterly sales forecast with the company’s Chief Executive Tim Cook, in a letter to investors, saying that sales of the iPhone in China were slowing.

Escalating tensions

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at Huawei Technologies and the daughter of the company’s founder, has not only surprised the global business community but has added a new dimension to ongoing concerns that we may see an escalation in the ‘trade war’ between China and the US. A recently negotiated 90-day tariff truce between the two could now also be in peril.

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