Day: January 25, 2017

Weak Safeguards Shown by Samsung Note 7 Battery Fires, says U.S.

A U.S. consumer-safety regulator has concluded that the electronics industry’s voluntary standards for the design and manufacture of rechargeable batteries aren’t adequate has been revealed by defects that caused Samsung Electronics Co.’s Note 7 phones to burst into flames last… Read More ›

EU tells China to walk the talk

Although Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for “inclusive globalization” China itself has enforced strong capital controls and has placed measures that impede global investment in its economy. With Chinese President Xi Jinping talking about protectionism at the World Economic… Read More ›