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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Oct 16 2017

Huawei aims to challenge Apple and Samsung on technology as well as price

LONDON/HONG KONG China's Huawei [HWT.UL] has unveiled a new line of smartphones that match or even improve on key features offered by Apple or Samsung while undercutting their rivals on price.

Sep 24 2017

China's Leshi Internet plans to buy finance business from affiliate for 3 billion yuan

The main listed unit of Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco said on Sunday that it plans to buy investment and financial service assets from an affiliate for up to 3 billion yuan ($455.24 million) as part of a restructuring exercise.

Sep 22 2017

China Post Bank raising $7.3 billion via preferred shares to shore up capital

HONG KONG Postal Savings Bank of China Co (PSBC) is raising $7.25 billion through an issue of preferred shares to shore up its capital buffer and boost lending, becoming the latest Chinese bank to raise funds through the hybrid securities.

Sep 21 2017

Hony Capital-backed VC fund to invest in Hong Kong tech startups

HONG KONG Beyond Ventures, a new venture capital fund backed by China's Hony Capital, plans to raise HK$1.2 billion ($154 million) to invest in early-stage technology startups in Hong Kong as the financial hub continues to struggle to boost entrepreneurship.

Sep 21 2017

Tencent's stake purchase boosts CICC shares to all-time high

Tencent Holdings Ltd's nearly 5 percent equity stake in China International Capital Corp Ltd (CICC) sent the investment bank's shares in Hong Kong to an all-time high.

Sep 20 2017

As Apple slows, fast-moving Chinese rivals gain in wealthy markets

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Slowing innovation at iPhone maker Apple gives Asian rivals their best chance yet to conquer developed markets, retailers and consumers say - thanks to better designs and lower prices.

Sep 18 2017

Tencent, Guangzhou Auto agree to collaborate on internet-connected cars

HONG KONG China's Tencent Holdings and Guangzhou Automobile Group Company Ltd have agreed to collaborate on internet-connected cars - a strategic pact that sent shares in Guangzhou Auto surging.

Aug 25 2017

Former ZTE labor union chief arrested for 'misappropriating funds': court

HONG KONG The former labor union chief of Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corporation has been arrested on charges of misappropriating funds, according to authorities in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen where the firm is headquartered.

Aug 24 2017

Chinese selfie app maker Meitu H1 loss narrows as revenue surges

HONG KONG, Aug 24 Chinese selfie app maker Meitu Inc on Thursday reported a 272 percent surge in first-half revenue on strong demand from female consumers.

Aug 24 2017

China's ZTE posts 30 percent rise in first-half profit on 4G, handsets

HONG KONG Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp on Thursday reported a 30 percent rise in first-half net profit, matching its forecast, as domestic telephone network providers continued to invest in fourth-generation (4G) infrastructure while sales of its mobile phones grew strongly.

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