Why people get happier as they get older

As people age, they gain what they spend their lives pursuing: happiness. Life is not a long slow decline from sunlit uplands towards the valley of death. It is, rather, a U-bend. Ask people how they feel about getting older, and they will probably reply in the same vein as Maurice Chevalier: “Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.” Stiffening joints, weakening muscles, fading … https://bit.ly/2XXScEB

China’s top chipmaker says it can match Samsung on memory tech

Yangtze Memory Technologies, China’s top memory chipmaker, has announced it is now able to build chips that match the most advanced offerings of international industry leaders, though it remains to be seen if this breakthrough will translate to successful mass production. On Monday, the Chinese national champion said its 128-layer 3D NAND flash memory chip samples have been verified by the … https://s.nikkei.com/2VB73lM

Open standards, not sanctions, are America’s best weapon against Huawei

America needs a new way to deal with the Chinese telecoms giant. Its own tech industry points the way. Technology is power. Whoever controls the global digital infrastructure controls the world. That is why America is so worried about China’s rise as a technological superpower. It also explains why it is going to such lengths, even using European-style industrial policy, to rein in Huawei, … https://econ.st/2RB8QFV

Listen! China’s Booming E-Commerce Market: A Conversation with Jacob Cooke

This episode explores the evolution of the e-commerce market in China, the challenges it presents, and its impact on the Chinese economy. Our guest, Mr. Jacob Cooke, examines fundamental differences between the e-commerce markets in China and the United States, and discusses the shifting consumer landscape toward digital trends. He also analyzes the outlook for e-commerce in China, including … https://bit.ly/3a85zod

MPs summon China-owned firm execs over security concerns

A leading UK-based firm will be summoned on Tuesday by MPs to answer questions over security concerns. There are concerns that the Chinese owner of Imagination Technologies has renewed efforts to transfer ownership of sensitive security software to companies controlled by China. Lawmakers worry the coronavirus crisis is diverting attention from controversial technology transfers. The fear is … https://bbc.in/3eelxAi