Zhongguancun - a look at China's Silicon Valley

Posted on Saturday, January 30 2010 @ 4:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Bright Side of News went to the press conference of Zhongguancun at CES 2010, this is a technology hub in Beijing that aims to become the Silicon Valley of China. You can read the coverage over here.
Five of the top technology companies in China made an appearance at CES. They proved that China is a power to be reckoned with, not only in the world economy, but in the world of technology. They come from Zhongguancun, better know to English speakers as the Beijing Science Park. And impressive they were.

Zhongguancun is a 232 square kilometer complex, with nearly 20,000 high tech enterprises residing in. In 2006, the Park’s sales revenue was approximately equivalent to $80 billion USD. This is their first excursion into the US arena at CES.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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