China’s dominant smartphone makers have suffered setbacks from Covid-19 and the US-China trade war. Is 5G the light at the end of the tunnel?
As Beijing grapples with a Covid-19 outbreak, city authorities are using location-based telecoms data to track visitors to Xinfadi market.
Under quarantine in Hubei’s smaller cities, it’s low tech life as Covid-19 brings the digital economy to a halt.
China may rely on AI to fight future diseases, said a Covid hero. This one, he said, it beat with “traditional wisdom and solid urban management.”
China’s QR code quarantines rely on low-tech implementation. While some local governments are all in on using these systems, others are ignoring them.
As China imposes strict measures to stop the spread of Covid-19, electric vehicle sales will be severely affected, extending last year’s slump.
China’s vaccine passport may provide the world with a new option in the quest to resume normal international travel. But experts says that the use of such certificates may exceed the scope of containing the coronavirus.
The agreement over health code ‘passports’ between localities underscores China’s urgency in getting people back to work.
The CAC said that Covid-19 data collection should be limited and discrimination based on a where a person is from or has been should be prevented.
Gray and green QR codes show up for Hubei residents stuck under lockdown for over a month, indicating restrictions on the worst-hit area may lift.