Tagged: BBC

"3D" Capacitive Touchscreen 0

Video: Touchscreen ‘that reacts even without touching’

Capacitive touch, which allows more than one finger at once to be recognised, is regularly cited as one of the key drivers of smartphone popularity. BBC’s Spencer Kelly discovers that 2014 could the year when touchscreens are launched which react in three dimensions that do not even require touch to recognise what action the device should take. Watch the video after the jump […]

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: leading in worldwide purchase of mobile phones and HD TVs 0

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: leading in worldwide purchase of mobile phones and HD TVs

Brazilian consumers led the purchase of mobile phones, HDTVs, digital cameras and netbooks in a study by consultancy Accenture. The annual survey on electronic products and services, highlighting the emergence of “a new paradigm of consumer technology,” calls attention to the emerging countries’ thirst for consumer electronics, compared to more stable markets of rich countries […]

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: BBC highlights the rise of the Asian megacities 0

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: BBC highlights the rise of the Asian megacities

Three decades of sustained economic growth, concentrated along the booming coast, has lured millions from the impoverished Chinese countryside. This great migration – unprecedented in human history – has put 46 Chinese cities over the one million mark since 1992, out of a national total of 102 […]

Brazil “more popular” according to BBC 0

Brazil “more popular” according to BBC

The number of people who see Brazil as having a positive influence in the world is rising rapidly, according to a BBC World Service poll of 27 countries […]

Exploring Brazil at Shanghai World Expo 1

Exploring Brazil at Shanghai World Expo

BBC’s Mishal Husain visited the Brazilian pavilion at Shanghai World Expo to find out how it brings samba, soccer and the spirit of Ipanema to China.

Watch Xiao Qiang’s  “China’s Digital Revolution” Interview for BBC 0

Watch Xiao Qiang’s “China’s Digital Revolution” Interview for BBC

Xiao Qiang is adjunct professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of China Digital Times, a bilingual collaborative China news website. Here he discusses the Chinese Government’s approaches to the internet and the phenomenon of the “50 cent blogger”.

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: boost spending to save economy? 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: boost spending to save economy?

The Chinese government is asking its people to spend a little more and save a little less to help get the country through the global economic downturn […]