Latest from Jack Schofield
Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China
President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production back to Taiwan. They’re also looking for cheaper labour in other Asian countries and in India.
Microsoft has become the third US company to achieve a trillion-dollar valuation
Microsoft’s better-than-predicted quarterly financial results prompted a share price increase that saw the company’s market capitalization briefly surpass the trillion-dollar mark, a feat previously achieved only by Apple and Amazon.
UK finally makes it onto Europe’s list of the top countries in fibre broadband (right at the bottom)
The UK has a terrible record for delivering fibre to premises. While Ofcom is trying to change that, the slow progress of fibre to the home will ensure the UK is also a laggard when it comes to switching off today’s copper networks