Shenzhen: The gadget factory of the world, in pictures

Shenzhen's gleaming skyline. The mega-city of roughly 15 million people was little more than a fishing village until the 1980s. All photos Steve Ranger/TechRepublic

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About Steve Ranger

Steve Ranger is the UK editor of TechRepublic, and has been writing about the impact of technology on people, business and culture for more than a decade. Before joining TechRepublic he was the editor of silicon.com.

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