MIT Technology Review | Inside Shenzhen’s race to outdo Silicon Valley

Shenzhen flooded the world with cheap gadgets. Can it now become what Silicon Valley never did—a global hub of innovation, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing?


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THE STRAIT NEWS | Counterfeit capital Shenzhen morphs into innovation hub

SHENZHEN – Mr Zhao Wanqiu walks through the maze of stalls piled high with electronic components at one of Shenzhen’s Huaqiangbei electronic markets, wearing a look of expectation. The 24-year-old, who has been building machines, such as small motor-powered boats and cars, since he was in primary school, is looking for a small…


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