Infotainment #38 by Andrew

12 December 2016

Silicon Valley in Chinese


Forget California’s good old Silicon Valley. Today, if you want to be where the digital action is head for Shenzhen in China.


As the documentary ‘Shenzhen: The Silicon Valley of Hardware’ shows the booming city where Audencia now has a school is, according to one interviewee, nine months ahead of anywhere in the world as far as technology goes.


In fact, things move so fast in Shenzhen that it was possible to buy a high-quality copy of the new iPhone before the actual Apple product reached China… and the copy, complete with apple logo and laser engraving, cost seven times less.

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