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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am PST
starts working, green card issues, xha have you, they go back to india or china where they can establish kind of like a copycat company in some instances, create their own huge economies within those countries. is that -- >> you go there and see entrepreneurship booming in india and china and brazil. in chile which is giving money to anyone in the world who wants to start a company there, you see entrepreneurship booming. in silicon valley it's not that we're not doing well, but it's stagnant. it's not growing the way it should be growing. >> how much of this is that the earth is just getting flatter, though? there's a brazilian company called levin and if you ever get a chance to meet bell pesci, she's one of the engineers there, an up-and-comer out of brazil. is doing incredible things for companies. and when i download the app the fact it's from brazil, i don't even know that, nor do i care. maybe this is a victory for america, that we have exported this idea. >> we've exported our wealth. we've exported our prosperity. is that a victory? >> no. but i'd rather have a brazil or a china
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
. that got shipped over to china. chinese workers said, hey, i kind of like this disposable income and jobs. is it possible we could ship that back to the united states and give it to robots and china would get lost and never take part in the industrial revolution? >> if your comparative advantage in the world economy is cheap manual labor, that is really precarious. a couple more ticks of moore's law. >> they can do similar things. >> the robots are getting more capable over time and cheaper over time. >> that could be devastating for india and china. >> it can. >> and maybe for us. >> i would rather have our problems than anybody else's problems right now the phenomenon you described is already taking place. you pointed out earlier that we've been shedding manufacturing jobs since about 1980 in this country, while output has gone up. what people don't realize is that the year peak manufacturing employment in china was 1996. they employ a lot fewer people now than they did then to make stuff. their manufacturing output is 77% greater than it was. >> now that you totally depressed
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Apr 17, 2011 9:00am PDT
fairfield, california. shipped in from factories in china and italy. at 170,000 pans a day every day, meyer is not just the largest cookwear manufacturer in america. it's one of the largest manufacturers of anything in the entire world. and the chinese-born chang started it himself in hong kong. shortly before the british handed the colony back to the chinese, chang moved to vallejo and fairfield. it is now one of the most important and successful employers in the city of vallejo which has filed for bankruptcy. >> stanley chang is riches to riches story. he was born wealthy and became wealt wealthier. let's talk about vallejo. you came from hong kong. why vallejo? >> the city was welcoming to us. i was touring the west coast in search of a home for the company. we were in milwaukee and wisconsin. then we moved to south san francisco. we were expanding. we needed space. the city was so welcoming and didn't give us space but sold it to us at a good price. the facility had everything. it was easy for us. >> that was then. this is now. vallejo has now gone bankrupt, one of the few cities
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Mar 11, 2012 9:00am PDT
prices are because of bigger demand from china. some even blame a political conspiracy. katherine boyd is president of the western states petroleum association. members of that association include chevron, bp, exxon mobile, shell, and a number of oil companies. joined by john schwartz and kim mcnicholas. a regular on the show. she's now with pando daily. we'll talk about more of that later in the show. in the meantime, thank you for being here. let's start with actually a fact we touched on the last time you were here. so the viewer understands this. oil companies, much to peoples' surprise, don't set the price of oil. >> that's correct. as you've mentioned, there's many factors that go into what we pay at the pump. >> and other than the production of oil, oil companies don't even have a say in the pricing oil. you could turn off the oil. that would affect the price. but in that sense, in the market, you are not saying price it at this. >> yeah. and i think the first thing to start with in this conversation is really important is that we understand the frustration everybody is having o
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Aug 9, 2015 9:00am PDT
the average they project the world needs. the real need is africa and india and china and the less efficient farming areas. but who's going to take your data into that area? who's going to buy this? >> i think this is one of the early insights we had. we looked where data is available. the u.s. has the best data of anybody. if you go to india, china, brazil, you know, whereas numbers here, as we report them, they're in a few percentage points off from what the final production is. in india or china, the numbers could be 20% off. >> mark, surely we've been looking at crops from satellites before. this is not an entirely new concept. >> never at this scale though. so there's a few challenges of doing so. if you look at, for example, all of the pictures taken by the publicly available satellite imagery from nasa -- >> dating back quite some time, right? >> back to 1972. we couldn't even store them in computers. that's a lot of data. and those used to be locked on nasa servers. only recently have they moved into the google cloud, where your computation and data are next to each other.
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Dec 18, 2016 9:00am PST
china have double the percentage of c level jobs in the tech industry. the president is the only company, uber, we have seen time after time after time again these powerful tech companies have women at the c level. when you were growing up in hong kong was there something in this environment however you described her, empowered, in the middle of it. >> bossy. >> i'm putting the positive spin or i'll get hit from cheryl. like that thing we all want our daughters to be? >> well, i think coming from a very asian upbringing but also being in hong kong, it's a british colony when i was growing up, you learn to go with the system but learning to work within the system and at the end learning to get what you want. and so i think we all had a little bit of that training, but i do agree with you, in china and in a lot of asian -- asian countries with heavy chinese population, we see a lot of female cfos in the united states. >> sitting at the power play, i'd love to hear your take on the tech center at trump tower. how the whole thing unfolded but who got invited, where people sat and, yo
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Aug 14, 2011 9:00am PDT
physical sciences. we'll invest in china and let them do it. hank is a graduate of the u.s. naval academy and served as captain in vietnam and joined by ben par of measure abarshable. don't all ceos say taxes are too high and restrictions too strict sincethy invented ceos? i don't know if they all said that but they might. the fact is 20 or 30 years when we were having this discussion, the u.s. was very competitive in terms of corporate tax rates but every country we compete with economically has lowered their tax rate. we have the highest tax rates. if you look at the top 100 companies in the united states besides ge, they are paying very high taxes. >> is there a point this is a tough argument now to make that lower the corporate tax rate at a time of such deficits? i'm not saying lower collections, lower the corporate tax rate. we need broad tax reform in the united states, look at exclusions, what people are paying on and so forth. >> i'm kind of guilty of watching msnbc too much. one number that jumps out at me is 2$2.5 trillion in cash corporations are sitting on amidst the stock ma
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Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
production a day. we have -- they have viewers in china, in new york, and so on. so why? because the cost per mile, which is the unit of advertising, i think is extremely high for vild owe production. again, i can give you the numbers for the journal, but i know they are very high. that's a the case for a lot of other organizations. "new york times" is doing the same. so as an ipod app we know that on the user side there is a need for more portable device that can just aggregate all the best news channels that are there. this is what we do. >> got to cut all of you off because we're going to run out of time. but traditional media is awesome. i think we'll leave it there. >> traditional media bring the quality of the experience. and this is what everybody wants in a device. >> flattery will get you everywhere. thank you for being here this morning. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> it is fashion week in new york city and i bet you probably didn't know that. and there's the problem. getting silicon valley to dress up when "press: here" continues. >>> welcome back to "press: here." mark zu
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Apr 30, 2017 9:00am PDT
going to be part of companies like uber? in china we see dee dee operate lots of different things to make tradition easier. is this all going to get rolled up into the same company? >> i don't think so. he think different companies are looking at transit and mobility in different ways. i think ford is saying we got this 100 year history of building amazing vehicles, and the technology behind that, so we've check that box. and let's invest or purchase companies and invest in entrepreneurs that can operationalize and wasn't stay on the forefront and the frontier of technology and give them enough independents to do so. >> you're in austin. where else would be logical. in san francisco it's hard to get from the marina to other places. >> a city that's looking to reduce congestion and get out of their cars. the vehicle occupancy rates are too high. we'll be in eight cities by the enof the year. >> founder of charity, thank you for being with us. >> thanks for being with me. >>> a entrepreneur sells you a house you can't live in when "press: here" continues. >>> buying a regenerate sproot
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Aug 26, 2012 9:00am PDT
actually working on another product previously, working with a manufacturer in china because it had to be really, really cheap. it was a terrible experience. >> what was that product? >> it was a kids' toy for your iphone. we collect over iphone. but we couldn't -- we had to work with china and it was very, very difficult to communicate and we couldn't see what they were working on. we have to have more control over the relationship. these robots were so expensive. we said $10,000, $5,000, these suck, we can do better. and we did. we built the best robot, it's europe light, anybody can carry it around and not hurt anybody. >> and you're manufacturing in the united states of america? >> yes. maybe that's because it's the last week to do that. if you do it very fast, we're sampling everything at our facilities so we can make sure it's top notch before it goes out the door. >> i've been hearing about we're all going to have our personal robots for decades. and, you know, we're still not quite here. i'm wondering, what are the kinds of things like battery life? it's great having a perso
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Jan 24, 2016 9:00am PST
important. first, in the venture capital business the real venture capital business, what happens in china, what happens with oil prices has nothing to do with whether an investment is a good idea or not. in fact, it's puzzling to me why stock prices should go down when oil prices should go down, they should go up, the global economy will do better. and china is such a small part of the u.s. company. the u.s. companies should do just fine, but too much of wall street is about following the herd and believing each other and reading press articles and sort of panicking. >> so you are not panicking right now? >> i'm not panicking. i don't pay attention to the stock market. i barely ever look at what the stock market is doing. what's important is when a new idea in venture capital comes your way, whether it's a good idea important will not be here for five years. >> one of the five years that i think is true in the vc world is some of the best investments have been made in down periods. are you in some way -- if we're heading for a down period are you in some way looking forward to that? >> yo
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Oct 10, 2010 9:00am PDT
blackout dates or restrictions. as ceo, she laid off 30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose. bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products "made in china." 30,000 workers gone while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message. >>> that's our show for this week. my thanks to jed york, head of the san francisco 49ers organization. this entire interview is available online at pressheretv.com, where you can also find an interview with larry baer, the president of the san francisco giants. by the way, you can watch the 49ers beat the philadelphia eagles right here on nbc bay area this evening at 5:00 and then right after join raj mathai for all the highlights on the xfiniti sunday sports prime time. i'm scott mcgrew.yo urthdaanyou fo sunrny moing.r f your sunday morning.
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Sep 29, 2013 9:00am PDT
before the season starts, we're going to china, playing two games in china before the season starts. we are really excited about the basketball team representing the bay area. >> 50% radio ratings at 72% because you're winning? obviously, winning is the most important thing. >> it's actually how you're winning. i think when you watch us, you see how much these guys like each other and how cohesive they are as a team and the style of play. we are combining a really fast-paced offense with a word that hasn't been associated with the warriors a lot in the past, defense, as well. and it's led to a lot of success. we think the changes we've made this off-season will lead to a more successful season to come. >> rick welts is the ceo and president of golden state warriors. thanks for being with us. >>> high-tech chef charlie ayers when "press:here" continues. >>> welcome back to "press:here." sunday mornings are a good time to consider spiritual matters like whether there's a heaven. i think there probably is, though my big question is, do they serve greek salad? because surely, they must.
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Jun 22, 2014 9:00am PDT
china is down quite a bit as well. >> continue. >> in some of those markets, actually our strongest markets, we have a partnership we announce with lenknowvo who is moving in addition to the pc into the server market and using extreme network technology to connect the servers to each other and outside world. from our perspective with the lot of that concern for the a people in china. similarly, in brazil, is one of our fastest growing regions. again, i don't think we're big enough to be on the radar of nsa and we haven't seen a lot of -- we've seen no feedback whatsoever of customers finding any tampered -- any extreme switches that have been tampered with. >> brazil is in the news lately because of the world cup. >> every day. >> turned out to be a gold mine for high tech. >> it is our fastest growing market by far. and we recently acquired a company called intersis which doubled ournt in brazil and it has been interesting to see how fast that business is growing. >> chuck berger is the ceo of extreme networks. we appreciate you being with us this morning. >> can the world be too s
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Nov 27, 2011 9:00am PST
of work since the plant shut down ♪ ♪ they shipped our jobs to china left behind our town ♪ ♪ tumble weed rolling through it feels like we've all been screwed ♪ ♪ every day is a struggle but we finally took everything we had ♪ ♪ but we don't cry living the american dream ♪ ♪ politicians say back with trust they gave them all the money that once belonged to us ♪ ♪ in the name of red, white and blue it feels like we've all been screwed ♪ ♪ every day is a struggle but we get by ♪ ♪ they took everything we had but we don't cry ♪ ♪ee we can't afford to drink living the american dream ♪ ♪ i used to have insurance and a steady job ♪ ♪ but a banker bought the business with intent to rob ♪ ♪ he closed all the factories thousands out of work makes his stock worth more ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ debt and unemployment we got up the wazoo ♪ ♪ change we can't believe in is long overdue ♪ ♪ it's past time to sing the blues ♪ ♪ it feels like we've all been screwed ♪ ♪ every day is a struggle but we get by ♪ ♪ took everything we had but we don'
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Apr 21, 2013 9:00am PDT
are new to us from cctv or central china television. explain to the viewer what that is. >> first of all, i'm from kansas. i'm a prelanfreelance contribut. it goes on to chinese television. it is the largest broadcaster in the world with i believe. more than 10,000 employees. they launched a new program called cctv america. new channel. biz asia america is part of that channel. >> do you do tonight english? >> i do it in english. there is a chinese. there is a huge difference what's allowed on chinese language channels -- >> this is a state-owned television channel. -- state owned. the state owns. >> it no denying that. it is state owned. 85% of the budget come from advertising in american companies advertise. you have them reaching out. wanting to create something like an al jazeera or bbc world. we have free laerns like myself. i'm ethnically chinese but born in kansas. you have this -- people from bloomberg, everywhere from nbc. joining together. and putting an international face on chinese television. >> thank you. >> that's our show for this week. my thanks to the guests. thank
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
in what traffic is coming across my network. if i was say a government in china or iran i might be interested to see what is sending what kind of messages. so your technology works. it can be used for good or for censorship, for shutting down opponents. how do you make sure that that doesn't happen? >> well, we're an honest company. that's what i can say around that. we don't specifically market or sell the product around the more devious aspects. again, our providers are so worried about managing the traffic in the network and trying to keep their subscribers which they can do with our equipment via personalized services for the gaming public. they can tailor services around that as an example. so our customers are really focussed on that. clearly, other things can be done with the data that we provide. but that's always been true of all internet technologies. it has always been there. while we provide a little more detail on it and certainly more color, we like to think, you know, these -- the ability to do some of these kind of nefarious things that you're suggesting has always
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Nov 13, 2016 9:00am PST
products in u.s. rather than china or india. and also this idea he has a very hard line stance against mergers, at&t time warner. what impact. >> there's a couple of things in there. one is jobs. one of the things that is about the election is about jobs in middle america. the goal is not to bring back jobs that are competitive jobs. so to bring back manufacturers that's not really what we should be doing. telling apple to bring the jobs jo on shore, sort of in that sense, that's not the right way to think act it. we need to train the population about what are the future jobs and make it competitive and innovative in terms of market leadership and businesses for the future. i think in terms of the markets, the cash could in theory accelerate some of that activity if you will. having said that, it's not that hard for tech companies to get debt against balance sheets sitting overseas and do it anyways. >> it's a signal. >> another thing to think about is how he conceives the world and what that means for things like borders. if we start to move to high borders and walls and various kinds
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Aug 13, 2017 9:00am PDT
, he had to go back. >> where was he from? >> china. >> have you seen a chilling effect for you, other founders, trying to get people into the country in tech jobs? >> it is hard. >> you created a billion dollar company, they call the unicorn, right? >> sequoia came to you, you didn't go to sequoia, they came to you to fund, to give you money? >> yes. >> is there a sense of satisfaction, it took me a long time to get here, look what i did, not right out of the gate. you've been here for a while. look what i did, and what i can accomplish. >> i think we do not talk about it much. it's just on the paper, every day, we focus on customer. make sure the customer's happy. i think as long as we focus on making our customer happy, i think those will work for a long long time. >> is that your last funding round for an initial public offering? >> hopefully. you never know. hopefully that's the last one. they really help us a lot. >> when do you see the ipo happening? >> it's hard to say. we never talk about ipo. make sure we make the customer happy. >> if that happens, we make sure it hap
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Nov 9, 2014 9:00am PST
another 50 gag watts. where is that 50 billion going to come from. china said no more. it turns out it might be the answer to the availability. when i did the math, with silicon technology, it's $5 trillion. they make the transition. everyone believes what most people believe. we want to transition. if the trillion is involved, it's huge. i think the economy, the governments involved need to look at this. what can we afford to do? >> how are we going get americans to vote with the time machine or the crystal ball or flag instead of their wallet. how do we get everyone on board with this concept? >> we don't have to make an either or. it turns out the film is going to solyndra. it was the wrong architecture. it's inherently cheaper. they should have to pay less. in terms of voting, it's energy. we need pg&e to make it easy or not harder. not putting obstacles away. the policy is still important and we need people to be educated. informing the public. >> it's simple for the public. let me jump in. i want to give you a quick question. that is the republicans. as they took over the sena
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Feb 9, 2014 9:00am PST
entrepreneurs, though to get something manufactured in china, she found it easier once to sign her e-mails mr. val les stand. must have made you angry, mr. val les stand got the answers and mrs. val les stand didn't. >> i was trying to produce a cell phone and just putting mister instead of mrs. got it done. nor sway a great country to start a company. there's amazing support systems for young startups who want to build, government grants, support systems and norway has an innovation house in palo alto called innovation house founded by the norwegian government to take companies to the u.s. from bigger markets. >> norwegian government helps you come to the united states? >> yes. yes. they want you to go back as well. >> i would imagine. >> ireland does similar things. a lot of european companies have a lot more government support, which wouldn't fly here. so the app itself, which deals with safety issues or safety, it struck me as one of these ideas, which i often feel like men miss certain ideas that could be great business ideas, simply because they are thinking differently and i -
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Oct 31, 2010 9:00am PDT
] fiorina laid off 30,000 people. and she shipped our jobs to china. and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. [ farrell ] one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. [ boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. here if you want to be the next google, you will need lots of money to grow big. traditionally in silicon valley, if silicon valley can be said to be traditional, there's one way to do that. that is to accept a check from venture chapter. early investors funding right at the garage level. here is a fixlized scene of those first moments at apple computer. >> apple computers. >> thank you. >> there it is. >> looking for a venture opportunity like this. >> what kind of venture money are we talking about, mike? >> i figure we start with a quarter million dollars and see what happens. >> excuse me? >> most startup take venture capital. this company just received another round of funding from vc worth $75 million. but whether angel
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Sep 18, 2011 9:00am PDT
china. this is a dead-on race between the two. here's good news. despite all of the concerns and criticisms about china inc. and the chinese government subsidizing solar, the united states today is a net exporter in solar. we have great solar companies including first solar in arizona. we are doing a good job. i hope this company can continue to play a leadership role in that area. it is important strategically to the country and a great jobs employer. >> when alternative energy is inevitable it's something you cannot overlook. not to preach this, but a couple weeks ago i was in portland and secretary chu was on a panel that we were discussing the issue with. they said that in terms of job creation and in terms of innovation, this is one area you absolutely cannot bypass. actually, we were talking about the idea of who is the next steve jobs. he and a panel of deans of engineering around the country said the next steve jobs will be the guy that comes up with energy efficiency ideas and models. >> before you answer that, steve, let me jump in and make an observation that all of st
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Oct 13, 2013 9:00am PDT
. >>> china now has the fastest computer in the world. intel labs on the chip race. giovani tried to outgo go pro with his own camera. and your kids may be being watched on facebook. our reporters this week, martin jiles, this week on press here. >>> good morning everyone, i'm scott mcgrew. recently the glen dale school district decided to start monitoring its students lives on line. what they tweet, pictures on instra gram. it came shortly after the suicide death of a student there. while police don't think he was bullied. some wonder if there were signs the school should have caught. hereby's the superintendent. >> with modern technology, unfortunately, we have to try to stay astep ahead of the kids. we're not trying to hide anything. the whole point of this is student safety. >> they have been tasked with keeping an eye on the students. the company geo listening has been said walking a close line. we can talk in a minute about whether or not schools should be doing this, if they have the responsibility, but can this be -- i'm the superintendent here for a minute. how is it you
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Dec 11, 2016 9:00am PST
tv brand in china next year and into hand sets. yt fields this ecosystem to him is more than just the associated sets of companies. he actually wants to have an affect on the real ecosystem of the planet. looking out his window in beijing, saw the pollution, said i want to solve this problem by bringing electric cars. he's been tackling the problem where trying to think about what do electric cars mean in the new kind of economy, where it's ride sharing, might not be in the car that is yours, right, and it's autonomous, so the designs that we're doing, i think, are being done with, sfraul, people leading in the industry. look at the roster of folks as people that did the teslas, people that worked at gm. what yt does is get the best people and then attack the problem. be skeptical, but also look back and say where have we been successful. >> i want to jump in, yt is the ceo. >> yt, yes. >> very good. you can understand the criticism -- not criticism, suggestion, helpful suggestion of for god sakes pick one. vr, bicycles, movies, cars, to be the head of research and development for
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Apr 10, 2016 9:00am PDT
if microsoft-- scott: microsoft's business in china. joseph: right. so, yeah, google famously started doing this in 2012, but if google has to warn you about china, google search is already gone from china. so microsoft has a lot more skin in the game. microsoft does a fair amount of business in china, and if they were to warn people that the chinese government, in this case, was reading their e-mail, things might go badly for them in china, and that's what they were worried about. jon: you know what also ratchets things up is it was the chinese president was in redmond. they were hosting the part of a tech conference. joseph: right. so microsoft has, again, they've got more money at stake. it's a big deal for them. they've got a different model, but microsoft has worked hard to stay in the good graces of the chinese government. scott: google has always told them. does apple? i mean, apple's got a big business in china. does apple tell its users about state-sponsored hacking? joseph: i don't know the answer to that. i looked mainly at internet companies, and there's been a slew quite
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Dec 4, 2016 9:00am PST
china policy? >> i think the conversation that happened this week with the president of taiwan was a courtesy call. she reached out to the president-elect and he took the call from the democratically elected leader of taiwan, one of more than 50 telephone calls the president-elect has taken from world leaders in the midst of historic case of cabinet appointments and senior appointments and even traveling and saving 1,000 jobs in the state of indiana. it's the kind of approach you will see him bring to challenges at home and abroad. >> this was an intentional challenge to the foreign policy establishment a little built, u.s.-china diplomatic establishment? >> this was a courtesy call from the democratically elected leader from taiwan called to congratulate him. >> nothing new should be read into it? >> i don't think so. i honestly think that what world leaderses are finding, those that have reached out to the president-elect, those i talked to j i've talked to several dozen world leaders and spoke to king abdullah just yesterday. i think there is a great sense of enthusiasm and optimi
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Feb 12, 2017 9:00am PST
tesla. and you won't find these just in iowa, they're in china and india as well. ganesh jayaram is leading john deere's efforts to bring those big green tractors all over the world. it's been moving into china and india, which don't strike me as agricultural industry. because when you go to iowa, these farms are miles long and run by corporations, largely these days. in china and india, i'm guessing that's not the case. ganesh jayaram: it's actually a mix, you would be surprised, if you go to the northeastern part of china, large state farms, thousands of acres in size that adopt a lot of the precision ag technology that you see here in the united states. soil conditions are as fertile as you see in iowa, so it depends. the size of the farms run the gamut. really small farms that you would see in india and china, all the way up to large farms with thousands of acres. laura: so, i wanted to ask a question. you know, about using software in tractors. and i don't know where this issue is now, but i went to visit some smaller, somewhat smaller farmers, who were complaining because john
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Dec 28, 2014 9:00am PST
but the largest payment network in china and have thousands of users. up until now, people with these accounts have been buying mostly from sites in china. >> what makes that hard? can the chinese before what you did you did, could the chinese citizen buy something from an american store? >> yes, if you have an international credit card which is pretty rare in china. >> i see. >> go ahead. >> i was going do ask you, there's one other equation. you're getting into bitcoin. >> yes. >> i went into a conference and i felt as if i was on the set of "the munster" television show. they are very passionate about what they do and it's growing in terms of acceptance. >> i think that is cool about bitcoin, it solves a similar problem. we spent a ton of time letting merchants globally because in 2014 -- you know as you say, we've all been shopping online for a long time. if you're in the u.s. a u.s. consumer buying from a u.s. merchant it's not the most broken thing ever. if you're a consumer in china or germany or south africa it's pretty tricky. and so bitcoin is one way of addressing tha
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Feb 27, 2011 9:00am PST
don't realize how much innovation is happening around electric cars. we hear about china. i spent time with them on a couple of trips to china ago and you see byd cabs throughout china. china is a company that has the national wear with all to make the ned networks effects happen. to require a city have all electric cabs. and you're seeing chinese electric cars in cuba which was always known for having old beater olds mobiles because nothing was there. chinese electric cars are spreading all over the emerging world. where does america fit in this? >> i do think it's global. i don't think it's focused in china. the survey we've done there is a slightly higher acceptance rate of electric vehicles and the notion. but we see similar view and perspective in the u.s., in europe, in japan. and you know, the -- so it is global. the manufacturers are not just in china. the big three auto manufacturers you mentioned, they are focused on this now. and then there are some interesting start-up countries in the u.s. and emerging that are new players. >> matt, let me ask you, time for one more q
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Jan 29, 2017 9:00am PST
business of comedy. our reporters, mark nu from china's global television network and sarah lacy of the tech blog pando on "press: here." >>> good morning. i'm scott mcgrew. global innovation may be the least fashionable thing right now, but just because one very important person doesn't like it doesn't mean it's not happening. as investors look for emerging markets one of the underappreciated may be eastern europe. this is a look at a meeting at a software company in the czech republic. a recent mckinsy report says czech republic, hung gary, can all expect strong growth. of course, all this comes in the midst of uncertain times, a russian president putting pressure on eastern europe and a u.s. president actively discouraging american companies from looking for opportunity overseas. vaclav muchna is willing to talk about it then theless. he grew up under communist rule. joined by sarah lacy and park nu. now, we can talk about eastern europe but you have to understand most of us slovenia and slovakia pretty much the same country. that is not an area of the world that americans are pa
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May 15, 2011 7:30am PDT
china. and google was kind of the google leadership was kind of split in the beginning about going to chinand and then they were maybe blindsided about how different it was. and rather famously after they got hacked. they said, you know what, forget this, this the self-censorship that's imposed and everything else, we're going to pull back our search so we're not helping with the censorship process. there's been a lot of talk in the news about facebook's plans to go into china. and it's unclear exactly how that's going to come down. maybe a partnership with the search engine baidu. what lesson should facebook learn from google's experience? >> facebook, in a way, their problem is even bigger than google's. if they go into china. one thing that they should get from google, and i spoke at facebook about it "in the plex" and focused most of my talk about china as a cautionary tale. if you make an initial compromise. that's not the end of it mu fight feel, okay, here's our turf. we're going to compromise by saying, we won't let people talk about this or we might, we might cordon off our c
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Jun 23, 2013 9:00am PDT
is in charge of all of those factories and as well as 45 in china, 15 in india and 5 in poland. i could go on and on. flextronics has more employees than the united states has marines. which is fairly impressive. joined by john schwartz of usa today and lina roul. list off for me what you make. what's in my house that you actually make? >> in your house, probably chargers. there's hp printers we make right here in your office, thinks like zeer ox copier. >> xbox. >> any electronics products, whether in the consumer tree, the medical industry, telecom, date datacom, a wide variety. >>> i mentioned the new mac, will you be making the new mac? someone in america is going to be making the new mac, is it you? >> that's what mr. cook says that someone will be making it. we don't talk about our customers and customer's operating strategies so i'll just have -- >> you're not the first ceo to smile own not say anything. >> that's a question for mr. cook. >> when we'll have him on and ask him that very question. >> i'm curious, sorry, john, i'm curious what does manufacturing in the u.s. fr
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Jan 30, 2011 9:00am PST
shouldn't have started. my mom came to san francisco and wanted to do a grocery store in china town. spotted the store. funny. he spott eted porno book store he didn't have the money to do it so they started a sewing shop. they started things that shouldn't have b. started. >> is it a family, is that the best pat of entrepreneurship, is it's in your family? >> yeah. what the thing is, you bet the whole house knowing that if the worst case scenario, you can live with the worst case scenario, then it's good. when i started, i remember looking at the space and there were three or four people ahead of me and somehow i just knew this guy was, you know, arm crossed, you know, he was the owner. and the agent was something else, you know. and i -- he was chinese and i talked to him in his language and i made a deal right there, lock it up right now. four months free rent. if i don't get my permit or money you can keep my first and last. sometimes you've got to make that deal on the fly, at like the flea market. >> you said you saw a niche. what made you sort of able to spot that particular
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Mar 6, 2011 9:00am PST
building your robot in china? >> we have no choice because the current infrastructure in this country doesn't allow -- doesn't help us set up manufacturing in this country. but i mean with legislature has helped, they could probably change that. >> you were just talking about the fact that we want more manufacturing here in silicon valley and we want more investments right here. >> correct. >> but you're talking about shipping it off to china. >> no. i'm saying that if we do renew the manufacturing sector in this country by brig robotics in, we can bring manufacturing back into this country. but when you only compete on labor costs, there's a ratio 8-1. >> in a sense robotics reduces the price of manufacturing. >> max, with 30 seconds left, if you give that 30 seconds to me i'm sure you'll be okay with me saying a jillion gadgets. >>> next, on "press: here," cutting-edge words with conceptual artist jonathan keets. >>> welcome back to "press: here." my next guest once stared at naked woman for 24 hours straight, they be charged people money to hear his thoughts about the experience. h
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Nov 6, 2011 9:00am PST
satellites, though china will always be suspected. china is thought to be behind hundreds of attacks on american computers. most recently attacks on american chemical plants and on google. nothing new. what is new, though, is the willingness to point fingers. semantics ceo enrique salem. >> countries from eastern europe to asia. >> we better step it up. one -- >> and house intelligence chairman mike rogers, accused china specifically. >> josephman, one of the world experts on cyber war. he has written a long series of articles for "the financial times" as well as an entire book on the subject. the u.s. counter intelligence service actually said china out loud. they said russia too. this is new. i mean, it used to be some entity of some sort is -- we all knew they meant china. now they're poking fingers. >> it's fascinating. people have been waiting for this for a long time, because it's increasingly widespread knowledge in the security industry, in the -- among defense contractors, among many companies that have been hit that it's the chinese. the code is in chinese. the ip addresses ar
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Mar 13, 2011 9:00am PDT
in social media. >> look at china. in china if you do not counter the protests online within the first two hours, the situation will get out of hand and you fail. in mubarak's case, it took seven months for that first facebook to galvanize into a social movement. it wouldn't survive on a chinese social networking site for two hours let alone six months. >> they empower revolutionaries as long as the dictator is asleep at the switch and isn't at school in beijing to learn to counteract it effectively. >> i think it distracts us from fixing the imperfections. we look at facebook that's been credited with helping protesters in the middle east, it does not allow dissidents to use the service. if you are chinese dissident who doesn't want to disclose your name on facebook, his or her profile will be deactivated. a few days ago we saw that zuckerberg's puppy has his own facebook page. in china you need to fax a copy of your passport. >> we'll take a quick break and be back. >> those who clamp down on internet freedom may be able to hold back the full expression of their people's yearni
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is the venture fund concentrating on china, i'm going to presume and quentin hardee "the new york times." i want to start with you have so many investments out there and so many pots and plates spinning, what's your favorite and i don't mean the one that paid off the most or the one you want to promote that will pay off later. what is the one that you really are so glad that you put some money into? >> well my daughter's best friend was elizabeth holmes and she was -- she dropped out of stanford and she came to me and she said i'm dropping out of stanford and i want to -- i want to change medicine as we know it completely. and i said well you're dropping out of stanford i had known this girl since she was 2 years old. she was now 19. and i got so excited about her and what she was doing, i said okay, i will invest your first million dollars. and now, elizabeth holmes is on the forbes list and she -- she made it before she was 30. and she is the first self-made woman who made the forbes list. >> and tell folks how she did that. >> what she does is she takes two drops of blood from
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Jul 15, 2012 9:00am PDT
in every apple store in the world, from time square in new york to beijing in china, apple employees tilt the screen of each and every laptop computer to a specific angle. he's the author of six books, he's a former reporter, now working as a communications coach for fortune 500 companies. so what's the angle? >> they actually use an iphone level. >> an app, yeah. >> an app. it used to be -- when i put this book to bed, it was 90 degrees, then somebody called me, it's no longer 90 degrees. we thought 90 degrees was too stark, so we tilt it back just slightly. >> who cares, what difference does it make? >> first of all, they look nice, they look streamlined, everything is uncluttered and clean, it's a nice visual, but it forces you to adjust the angle of the screen. everything in an apple store, this is what's kind of interesting, is intended to get you to touch and feel and play with the products. not too long ago, literally a few weeks ago, some of you may know the one to one program, which is the $99 a year training program that you can buy upon the purchase of a mac and go there a
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Sep 1, 2013 9:00am PDT
actual yellow pages to china. >> we weren't doing it, yes. >> they would go through and essentially key in all the information in the yellow pages open monday through friday 9:00 to 5:00. now you have somebody take a picture of the restaurant. >> restaurants will go out of business 10% a month. so for the listings we had for this is a pizza restaurant, sushi restaurant, out of date so fast. >> sushi will be pizza restaurant. >> companies would send yellow pages to be transcribed, so out of date. we've got all these people running around the world with smart phones, why can't we build a platform on top of them and push work out for them to collect data. once we started doing it, these are people highly capable, working part-time jobs, maybe barista at starbucks, real estate agent, you've got extra time. why can't we utilize it not just for data but real work kinds of things. >> how does someone apply? >> the way it works when you download the app, anyone can download, fill out a couple of pieces of personal information. immediately you get access to kind of the first tier of jobs ins
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Nov 27, 2016 9:00am PST
, craig walker, on the future of the office phone. our reporters, mark new from cttv central china television, and ari levy. this week on "press here." >> good morning. i'm scott mcgrew. when someone comes up with a new invention, a new way at looking at things, the classic reaction is it's been tried before or it will never work and nobody wants it. in nearly every case the critics are wrong. take the automobile, for instance. henry ford reportedly said if i had asked people what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse. i know not to react that way when i hear a new idea. don't say it's been tried for or it will never work. except it is awfully tempting in the case of boom technology. the young group of entrepreneurs that want to build a supersonic airplane to take travellers from new york to london in a little less than four hours at twice the speed of sound. bud schoal is -- he dropped out of high school, a data center in his parents' basement, and then went back to college. i'm going to apologize, and i think you saw that setup coming that i'm going to apologize. it wi
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" continues. done somewhere else. k ne [ male announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >>> welcome back to "press here." there is a famous margaret mead quote about how a group of people can change a lot of individuals. but my next guest, author of "the dragon fly effect" would probably amend that quote by saying can change social media. his wife and coauthor is a stanford business professor and, in fact, the book is based on her popular class, called "the power of social technology". laura seidel of mpr. let me start with a question that i even warned you i was going to -- and i don't normally give away my questions, but i thought it was such a tough question, i thought i would warn you about this. well, duh, is my question. isn't there -- we have discovered that social media, social networking,
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Jun 29, 2014 9:00am PDT
largest payment online network in china and hundreds of millions of users. up to now, these people with ali pay accounts buying mostly from sites in china and been very difficult to buy from overseas markets. >> what makes that hard? can the chinese before what you did you did, could a chinese citizen buy something from an american store? >> yes, if you had an international credit card, which is pretty rare in china. >> i see. >> go ahead. >> i was going to ask you, one equation, get nothing bit con. i we i went to las vegas and felt i was on the set "the munsters'" television show, libertarian, male people but very passionate about what they do and it's glowing terms of acceptance. >> so, i think the thing that's cool about bitcoin, all a similar problem. we spent a ton of time this year on letting merchants accept payments globally, because this is something that still in 2014 is unsolved. i think as you say, all shopping online a long time. if you are in the u.s., u.s. consumer buying from as you merchant, its ''s not the most broken thing ever. if you're a consumer in china or, you
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tech and entrepreneurship, and b.j. lackland is going to help us out. he's an expert on china which no doubt will be a major factor in 2017. thanks for being with us. what are you looking for in 2017? what do you think the big investments are, what do you think the big trends are? >> first thing, one, i have young kids. i'm trying to figure out if self-driving cars are going to work because i don't want my kids to face the dangers i did in high school as a driver. second, internet soft. people get into he esoteric technologies on the scene. >> viewer fast is a software. >> local software, you load it up in the cloud and sort of access it over the internet. >> exactly. number three is i think more and more businesses will understand there are different ways to finance their growth. we've doubled our fundings in the last couple years, expect to double again, and we've seen more and more vps taking equity so taking safe routes and charging less interest. >> are you going to ipo like crazy? >> it's always an interesting guessing game. i think we'll see more than in 2016. it was pretty d
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Feb 15, 2015 9:00am PST
in china part of the holdup here? we've seen what has happened to other chinese companies trying to come into the american market and being shut out in many ways. >> not that i know. so far, it hasn't been an issue at all. most electronic goods are made in china. we're in coalitions here in the u.s. with all sorts of companies trying to do other things than just take pictures in the air. >> the fact that they are electronic where you can build in safety. assuming you're not hack k them or using them the way they're designed. the one that landed on the white house grounds, you then updated the firmware so they can't fly over the white house anymore is that correct? >> quite some time ago, we implemented no fly zones around airports. how do we access that data and make it consistent across the platforms. so we're continually adjusting from a technology standpoint. but the responsibility really lies upon everybody. >> of course. with any tool. i mean, obviously, the user. with that said if i take a dji drone into the parking lot of sfo and turn it on it won't fly is that correct? >> wa
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and robots can't do. a much bigger worry is what's going to happen in china, where people are doing repetitive work. >> if you think we have a problem and going to lose 5 million, they'll lose 50. >> the government's biggest concern is employment. have you ever been in a building at night in china there are 15 people waxing a floor and nobody there. >> let's talk the united states for a moment. here's the great hope. this data might startle you but there's a government foundation of entrepreneurship and they've been studying this issue of job creation for the last 30 years. interesting, the job creation by companies that are over five years old, over the 30-year horizon, net zero. all of the job growth in the united states is by companies that are less than five years old. this plays for silicon valley so well and for california. this is something at northeastern we're trying to promote, that we need to create individuals, the innovation dpoent to it, creativity. >> what do you see the students taking, what should they be taking and what do you see a high demand for that right now i
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Jan 29, 2012 9:00am PST
get a better return. >> shorter amount of time. let's talk about china because that is the looming thing in this conversation. a lot of younger companies are able to do what they are able to do because of synergies in china. a lot of people think that is sort of the grout work. i believe when as a country you don't know how to make things you don't know how to reinvent things. where do you come down on that? >> where manufacturing is part of the solution it's typically where you can really differentiate and do things better. on the silicon aspect there is process technologies that are still done here in silicon valley. there are still fabs here. intel being one. that develop unique things. as it gets kmaudatized it does move over. >> is that okay? can we continue to be the manufacturers. nobody makes television sets in america anymore then let them manufacture for us? >> yes and no. yes from the standpoint if there is not much added value then you can move it to that part of the world. if you are really inovating and that is what we want to continue to do here in the valley then we
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Aug 17, 2014 9:00am PDT
% just this month. those baskets of casket are c l called a motive. the other are china, internet and natural gas gluten. joined by john schwartz of "usa today" and colleen taylor of tech crunch. so i have to ask but a death basket. it is something that makes sense all of a sudden, as people get old. what are examples of these baskets work out for? >> you might ask a question, does pay to lobby or not? the kings of k street -- >> being the home of lobbyists. >> a lot of what we do is not just the stock selection of help people discould have here are the biggest lobbyers in america but a lot around the waiting methodology. these things, basket wes call a motifs are 30 stocks, intelligently weighed to enable anybody to act investing. it could be a hot new trend like death. >> >> it took our ph.d.s a year to build 120. customers eight months to build 55,000. >> user-generated. >> you get a royalty if someone buys your motif, so there's an incentive to go out and do that. these expressions cab trend, trading strat strat jury with buy the most wasn't down, when people panic, i want to
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Dec 21, 2014 9:00am PST
. i thought it was interesting that apple chose to launch the watch in vogue china rather than u.s. vogue. is that a broader strategy we may not know about? >> i think it's definitely it's attracting to people with money. at the end it's not a cheap product. and definitely in china and chinese readers of vogue have a lot of money. definitely it's a wide variance of dem graph though. they're having everything from the luxury gold plated watches down to something that's more accessible. >> do you think women will like it? i found that wearables to be very chunky. >> yeah. >> i think a lot will depend on the functionality, if it provides a good enough stuff, it'll go. >> you were there for ipad, the original. take us inside, we're outside the apple announcement speculating as to what apple is going to announce. what percentage of people inside apple know steve job's is going to pull out the ipad? all of them and kept a secret that well? it wasn't that much of a secret. but getting inside the other, getting inside the door. >> yes, i mean, at the time the company was way smaller than i
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