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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

Dec 16 2016

China's Wanxiang gets approval to produce Karma electric cars

BEIJING Wanxiang Group, a major Chinese auto parts supplier which almost three years ago bought the assets of defunct California-based plug-in hybrid carmaker Fisker Automotive, has received approval from local regulators to produce electric vehicles in China.

Nov 25 2016

Xiaomi says shrinking smartphone sales won't hit the company

BEIJING Sharp drops in smartphone sales for China's Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL] will not have a major impact on the company as profit growth will be driven by sales from smart home devices as well as revenue from its software eco-system, a senior executive said.

Nov 19 2016

China says terrorism, fake news impel greater global internet curbs

WUZHEN, China China's ambitions to tighten up regulation of the Internet have found a second wind in old fears - terrorism and fake news.

Nov 18 2016

BMW, Baidu joint project on self-driving cars breaks down

GUANGZHOU/WUZHEN, China German automaker BMW and Chinese internet giant Baidu will end their joint research on self-driving cars, executives for the two firms said on Friday, with Baidu now searching for new global research partners.

Nov 17 2016

Alibaba, Tencent back Chinese cyber law facing overseas critics

WUZHEN, China China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd rallied behind Beijing's recently-imposed cyber security law on Thursday, following criticism of it from overseas technology rivals.

Nov 16 2016

China's Xi urges cooperation among nations in governance of global internet

WUZHEN, China Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for greater cooperation among nations in developing and governing the internet, while reiterating the need to respect so-called "cyber sovereignty".

Nov 15 2016

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com maintains revenue growth in third quarter

JD.com Inc , China's second-largest e-commerce firm, said on Tuesday its third-quarter revenue grew 38 percent from a year ago, slightly ahead of analysts' expectations.

Nov 11 2016

Alibaba posts record Singles' Day sales, but growth slows

SHENZHEN, China Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Singles' Day festival posted a record 120.7 billion yuan ($17.73 billion) worth of sales on Friday, though the gala shopping day saw growth slow as Chinese shoppers searched for deeper discounts and lower pricetags. | Video

Nov 07 2016

'Prince' of Baidu, tipped for top role, resigns after probe: sources

BEIJING A top Baidu Inc executive, widely seen as a potential successor to chief executive Robin Li, has resigned after an internal company probe found conflicts of interest involving another firm acquired by the Chinese search engine giant.


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