Google’s Schmidt sees Amazon as key rival
The rising popularity of chat apps and competition of Amazon.com could pose key challenges to Google, says Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt in an exclusive interview with The Nikkei on Nov. 4.
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China's time to economically shine
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Taiwan could be keen on TPP
Taiwan should join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in due time, says Taiwanese Premier Lin Chuan, adding that recent efforts by China to disrupt Taiwan's relations with other countries is counterproductive for cross-strait ties.