Major Chinese automaker Geely said its founder has launched a new company to make smartphones, making a foray into a market already crowded with many Chinese and foreign brands. Hubei Xingji Shidai Technology, the new venture founded by Geely founder and chairman Eric Li, plans to make high-end smartphones, the company said in a statement. The new company, which is based in the central Chinese...
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Streaming Services Should Beware Becoming Like Cable Companies
About a month ago, I finally reached my breaking point with YouTube TV, the streaming service I had subscribed to years earlier as a replacement for cable TV. I didn’t think twice about paying $40 a month for it in 2018, but after years of price increases—YouTube TV now costs $73 a month—I realized my family wasn’t watching it nearly enough to justify the money. So I ditched it. More...
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