Feature: How A Donkey Kong Clone Almost Scuppered Nintendo’s Ambitions In The West

The following feature is an excerpt from Ken Horowitz’s excellent Beyond Donkey Kong: A History of Nintendo Arcade Games and has been reproduced here with the kind permission of both Horowitz and the publisher. 1981’s arcade smash-hit Donkey Kong created a surge in revenue that lifted Nintendo‚Äôs prospects for its North American office and reaffirmed … Read more Feature: How A Donkey Kong Clone Almost Scuppered Nintendo’s Ambitions In The West

Huawei’s Ambitions Unbowed Despite US Pressure

Construction cranes at Huawei’s headquarters busily expand an already massive faux-European campus that Walt Disney would envy, as well as an in-house “university” that trains the Chinese telecom giant’s growing global workforce. If the United States hoped to stop the company in its tracks, it hasn’t yet. An escalating US effort to block supplies of … Read more Huawei’s Ambitions Unbowed Despite US Pressure