15 Results in category Technology

Typhoon Damage May Bring Slow Internet Speeds for a Few Weeks

on 09/03/2017 - 11:42 am

On Saturday September 2nd, two internet service providers in the Philippines recently warned their customers that damage to undersea cables caused by recent typhoons near Hong Kong may slow down internet connections. The two ISPs, PLDT Inc. and Converge ICT Solutions Inc., said that repairs could take anywhere from three to six weeks.
“Due to the recent strong typhoon in Hong Kong, multiple international undersea cable links to the city were cut, causing slowdowns of internet connections to web and social media sites hosted there. This has affected the services of internet service providers (ISPs) of various Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines,” PLDT said in a s ...

American Entrepreneur Jim Filbird Shares Tips to Success in China

on 08/14/2017 - 10:58 am

American and Shekou Resident Jim Filbird has spent the last 11 years of his life building a dream in China. It hasn't been easy yet he feels he's now on the verge of obtaining his lifelong goals and desired accomplishments.

On July 31st, 2017 we sat down with him before he embarked on a business trip to the U.S. promoting his latest product, the Turing Phone Appassionato, the next flagship phone from Turing Robotic Industries.
"Shenzhen has whatever you may need"

Jim provides some useful tips for those doing business, attempting to do business, or interested in doing business in China, by sharing a bit about his struggles and what's led him to where he is today. 

Shekou's First Staff-Less Convenience Store (Maybe Shenzhen's?)

on 07/10/2017 - 07:12 pm

There was a lot of hype this morning about a new self-help supermarket that opened in Hangzhou today. According to an article published by Shekou News today, in this new store, there are no cashiers. Customers enter the store by scanning their phone at metro station-style turnstiles which keeps track of who they are. Then they're body-scanned on the wait out and charged automatically.

Watch this video of the experience. It's in Chinese but you'll get the point.



On July 4th, 2017, Technode reported of another similar store in Zhongshan. "As the first significant venture funding in this field, China’s automated convenience store manufacturer BingoBox announced Monday that ...

WIN!!! The Biggest TechCrunch Event in China (Worth ¥3,999!) VC Meetup Startup Alley Hackathon

on 06/15/2017 - 09:57 am

Don't miss this fantastic event taking place in Shenzhen this weekend! Over 200 startups from around the world are expected to attend as well a nearly 100 VC partners and top notch speakers from leading businesses. This event is THE definitive international venture conference in China. 

Thanks to ZOCUS Strategic Marketing, we have a ticket for the event, worth 3,999 RMB, that we're giving away to one lucky reader!!!

HOW TO WIN?
 

Step 1: Go to ShekouDaily's Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/shekoudaily and LIKE our page (VPN required if in China).
Step 2: Find the TechCrunch Shenzhen 2017 article in our timeline and Share it in your timeline. Write any message you ...

How to Register Your Drone - REQUIRED BY LAW

on 06/06/2017 - 01:31 pm

On May 30th, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced that effective June 1st, 2017 drone owners are required by law to register their drones, if they weigh more than 250 grams, with the CAAC.

"Drones have become a serious hazard in many Chinese cities, and have severely interfered with civil aviation," said Zhang Ruiqing, deputy head of the Office of Air Traffic Regulation of the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Anyone flying drones illegally will be punished in accordance with public security regulations, the authorities have said.

An online registration system is now available and can be found here. Unfortunately, it's only in Chinese.


The Management a ...

Film Industry Design Exhibition During Shenzhen's First Design Week Taking Place in Shekou

on 04/20/2017 - 09:35 pm

Starting from April 2017, Shenzhen will start an annual event called "Design Week."

 
It's said to be the biggest design festival in Shenzhen with various design events and activities taking place during the week all over the city. Over 100 designers from more than 20 cities, including London, Paris, Helsinki, Berlin, Montreal, Detroit, Seoul, Nagoya, Beijing, Shanghai, etc, will toke part in the exhibition, talks, workshops, and more. Over 2000 works will be exhibited in 5 different venues in Shenzhen. The main venue is i-Foctory in Shekou.
 

 
Click here for a video providing an inside look into the exhibit.
 

 
Film buffs and science fiction fans are ...

Must Attend Event for those Doing Business in China

on 04/10/2017 - 09:06 am

If you're doing Cross Border Business, this conference for Cross Border Business Executives on April 21-22, 2017 in Shekou, Shenzhen, China is for you.
 
Highlighted by FORBES as one of the 12 Business Conferences in China you should attend, the Cross Border Summit "encourages international participation among industry leaders in cross border commerce between China and the rest of the world with content related to marketing, management, manufacturing, and technology. There are numerous roundtable discussions and networking sessions to encourage collaboration and idea generation." 

 
More than 200 e-commerce Entrepreneurs are also expected to attend the event. For more de ...

AlphaSphere Introduction and Giveaway - Interview at the Terrace in Sea World

on 02/18/2017 - 11:45 am

Gary Isse of ShekouDaily sat down with Diego Alcala, one of the creators of Alfie and the Alpha Sphere, at the Terrace in Sea World, Shekou, Shenzhen to learn more about their exciting new musical instrument.
 

 
If you'd like to learn more, you can visit their web site at: AlphaSphere.cn or scan the QR Code below to join their Crowdfunding WeChat group for a chance to get one of your own for just 600 RMB. These will be retailing on JD.com for 1,500 RMB after the crowdfunding campaign.

 
 
 
GET AN ALFIE FOR FREE!!!
 
 
If you're a Western Family and have a child that would like to learn music you may be able to get an Alfie for FREE! Please ...

WIN a ticket to the Cronkite Music Production Workshop (worth 2,000 RMB!)

on 01/12/2017 - 02:33 pm

Spend two days with looping musician master, Cronkite Satellite and learn how to use drum machines, synthesizers, turntables, digital audio workstations and a range of other tools!



By the end of this fun filled experience you'll be ready to start creating, publishing and selling your own musical masterpieces.

No experience necessary. People of all levels are welcome to attend.
 
Tickets for this event, hosted at Level 5, are on sale now here and sell for 2,000 RMB but you can WIN A FREE Ticket by following the instructions below:
 
1 - Share this post in your WeChat Moments (click the three dots menu icon in the upper-right corner of your screen and select "Shar ...

IMAX Opens in Sea World, Shekou, Shenzhen

on 12/24/2016 - 06:31 pm

A new IMAX movie theater opens today during the opening of the a Shopping Center across the street from Sea World in Shekou. According to IMAX's website, it's the 9th theater to open in Shenzhen. 
UPDATE: For movie times in English visit ShekouDaily.com/imax 

 
The Shopping Center, called Gateway One, also houses various other shops new to Shekou; including an Ole Supermarket.
 

 
The new theater is not yet listed on IMAX's web site; however information is available online (in Chinese only) at www.lumiai.com/#!/hotfilms .
 

 
Only a 37-minute demo movie is available as of today. The movie does have English;  unfortunately, to watch it, v ...