SILICON | China’s design tools conundrum

By Stewart Randall

Nov 7, 20193 min read (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)The first of two articles in a series on electronic design automation tools in China’s semiconductor sector.
Can China achieve independence in integrated circuits (IC)? It’s a question I get as…

CHINA VOICES | Can China save co-working?

By Jordan Schneider

Nov 5, 20194 min read A man takes a call near finance offices in Beijing’s Galaxy SOHO office park on April 9, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald)This week, China Voices brings TechNode Squared members an exclusive roundup on the trouble…

INSIGHTS | Smart home firms scramble to lock in users

By Wei Sheng

Nov 4, 20194 min read Xiaomi’s smart kitchen in its Beijing headquarters on Oct 30, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao)For years, tech firms have argued that the era of the “smart home” is here. Hardware makers and internet companies have all st…