Bien Perez

Bien Perez has worked at the Post since 2000. He has served as Post Magazine's technology editor and Technology Post's deputy editor. He was a guest host on Tech Specs in TVB’s Money Magazine show. He won runner-up, Best News Writing, at the 2008 Hong Kong News Awards.
Bien Perez
Bien Perez has worked at the Post since 2000. He has served as Post Magazine's technology editor and Technology Post's deputy editor. He was a guest host on Tech Specs in TVB’s Money Magazine show. He won runner-up, Best News Writing, at the 2008 Hong Kong News Awards.

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China ‘has decided not to fan the flames on supercomputing rivalry’ amid US tensions

China’s concession to play a low-key game on supercomputing rivalry did not stop the US from adding five Chinese top supercomputing developers to its trade blacklist

26 Jun 2019 - 8:08AM

China’s concession to play a low-key game on supercomputing rivalry did not stop the US from adding five Chinese top supercomputing developers to its trade blacklist

China ‘has decided not to fan the flames on supercomputing rivalry’ amid US tensions
China awards 5G licences to country’s major telecoms network operators, cable network giant

The move signals major new investments in the world’s largest mobile market amid a raging tech war with the United States.

7 Jun 2019 - 6:45AM

The move signals major new investments in the world’s largest mobile market amid a raging tech war with the United States.

China awards 5G licences to country’s major telecoms network operators, cable network giant
Huawei rivals Nokia, Ericsson no shoo-in for 5G contracts as China seen favouring local champions

Nokia and Ericsson stand to lose ground in China, the world’s largest market for 5G investments over the next few years.

31 May 2019 - 3:50PM

Nokia and Ericsson stand to lose ground in China, the world’s largest market for 5G investments over the next few years.

Huawei rivals Nokia, Ericsson no shoo-in for 5G contracts as China seen favouring local champions
ByteDance faces global learning curve as TikTok runs afoul of local regulators

The rapid overseas expansion of TikTok has been marred by regulatory problems in India, the United States and Indonesia.

1 May 2019 - 6:20AM

The rapid overseas expansion of TikTok has been marred by regulatory problems in India, the United States and Indonesia.

ByteDance faces global learning curve as TikTok runs afoul of local regulators
ZTE steps up 5G investments as it seeks comeback after near-death experience

The Shenzhen-based telecoms equipment giant posted a record annual loss of US$1 billion in 2018, when it was brought to the brink of collapse by a US export ban.

27 Mar 2019 - 9:54PM

The Shenzhen-based telecoms equipment giant posted a record annual loss of US$1 billion in 2018, when it was brought to the brink of collapse by a US export ban.

ZTE steps up 5G investments as it seeks comeback after near-death experience
US-China trade tensions fuel misconceptions about role of Chinese tech firms, says Alibaba Cloud executive

Chinese technology providers have the same commitment to innovation, efficiency and security as hi-tech firms from the West, according to Alibaba Cloud executive.

4 Mar 2019 - 3:19PM

Chinese technology providers have the same commitment to innovation, efficiency and security as hi-tech firms from the West, according to Alibaba Cloud executive.

US-China trade tensions fuel misconceptions about role of Chinese tech firms, says Alibaba Cloud executive
Under siege, Chinese telecoms gear champions Huawei and ZTE pitch 5G plans at MWC Barcelona

Huawei and ZTE, combined, have the biggest number of 5G standard essential patents in the world.

26 Feb 2019 - 10:48PM

Huawei and ZTE, combined, have the biggest number of 5G standard essential patents in the world.

Under siege, Chinese telecoms gear champions Huawei and ZTE pitch 5G plans at MWC Barcelona
Huawei defends its track record in data security, saying US has no evidence to back up Chinese spying allegations

Top Huawei executive called on telecoms industry and governments to work together to implement unified cybersecurity standards.

26 Feb 2019 - 11:25PM

Top Huawei executive called on telecoms industry and governments to work together to implement unified cybersecurity standards.

Huawei defends its track record in data security, saying US has no evidence to back up Chinese spying allegations
Huawei looks to show its lead in 5G technology at world’s biggest mobile industry exhibition

The Shenzhen-based telecoms equipment giant will feature its latest 5G mobile gear at MWC Barcelona amid US efforts to block use of its products around the world.

24 Feb 2019 - 8:04AM

The Shenzhen-based telecoms equipment giant will feature its latest 5G mobile gear at MWC Barcelona amid US efforts to block use of its products around the world.

Huawei looks to show its lead in 5G technology at world’s biggest mobile industry exhibition
‘Made in China 2025’: How 5G could put China in charge of the wireless backbone and ahead of the pack
Lenovo chief says US and China need each other, globalisation won’t reverse course
ZTE may be too big to fail, as it remains the thin end of the wedge in China’s global tech ambition

ZTE accuses US Commerce Department of “extremely unfair” treatment for a seven-year ban on buying technology from American companies, which would derail its 5G network plans, a key plank to China’s technology ambitions.

23 May 2019 - 8:56AM

ZTE accuses US Commerce Department of “extremely unfair” treatment for a seven-year ban on buying technology from American companies, which would derail its 5G network plans, a key plank to China’s technology ambitions.

ZTE may be too big to fail, as it remains the thin end of the wedge in China’s global tech ambition
Export ban has put ZTE ‘in a state of shock’ as China warns US against irresponsibility

If no settlement is reached with the US, the seven-year export ban would not only put ZTE, China’s largest listed telecommunications equipment maker, out of business, but deal a major blow to the country’s hi-tech ambitions

21 Apr 2018 - 9:02AM

If no settlement is reached with the US, the seven-year export ban would not only put ZTE, China’s largest listed telecommunications equipment maker, out of business, but deal a major blow to the country’s hi-tech ambitions

Export ban has put ZTE ‘in a state of shock’ as China warns US against irresponsibility
China’s 5G expansion plans threatened as ZTE is pinched by US export ban, trade tensions

If no new settlement is reached, the seven-year export ban would not only hurt ZTE, China’s largest listed telecommunications equipment manufacturer, but deal a blow to the country’s goal of recasting itself as a leading innovator.

18 Apr 2018 - 2:30AM

If no new settlement is reached, the seven-year export ban would not only hurt ZTE, China’s largest listed telecommunications equipment manufacturer, but deal a blow to the country’s goal of recasting itself as a leading innovator.

China’s 5G expansion plans threatened as ZTE is pinched by US export ban, trade tensions
A peek into how Tencent has 500 million Chinese mobile game players hooked 
A look inside Google’s new campus outside Silicon Valley
Here are snapshots on the eve of the world’s biggest mobile industry gathering in Barcelona
Apple’s China sales grow for second straight quarter on strong iPhone demand
Lenovo stumbles in turnaround of smartphone business as it reports a quarterly net loss
Trump’s rush to build a national 5G network may backfire, give China the technological edge
China’s ZTE aims to launch a 5G smartphone in US by early 2019
How one of China’s poorest provinces is morphing into a world-class hi-tech hub
Coming to America: Huawei aims to make a big splash in Apple’s home market
Appeal court backs telecoms operators in licence fee dispute with Hong Kong government
Bitcoin, bikes, bots and more: seven of the biggest tech stories of 2017
China’s Alibaba expands operations in India with foray into cloud computing services
New owner, I Squared, earmarks more investment for Hong Kong telecoms firm HGC
Alipay unveils ‘Double 12’ festival to heat up Christmas shopping season
China must focus on innovation in manufacturing as wages rise, says Apple’s Cook
Shanghai subway to use Alibaba voice and facial recognition systems in AI push