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Like the EU and unlike the US, China is trying to rein in the power of big tech companies. Can we learn from these efforts?
With the recent travails of Didi, and the emergence of Tencent’s facial recognition feature, China’s tech sector is undergoing major upheaval.
Jack of all trades.
It’s not only Alibaba and Ant Group that are feeling the heat.
House lawmakers grilled these four CEOs on July 29.
As the government considers antitrust action against big US technology companies, a global business scholar identifies four myths that need busting first.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma, left, is funding African entrepreneurs through his foundation.
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The response by Chinese donors to this pandemic so far illustrates how the country’s philanthropy is beginning to go global.
E-commerce in China has driven innovative approaches not yet seen in the West.
China is re-inventing ways to make online shopping more fun, and it’s proving very successful indeed.
As cities have shut down and residential compounds have issued curfews, social media in China have become more important than ever. But it is a place of rumours and mistruths.
Jack Ma speaks at a meeting of the World Economic Forum Foundation in 2015.
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From helping fight coronavirus to supporting education and biodiversity projects, China’s tech billionaires have moved boldly into philanthropy, continuing what is an ancient tradition.
From premium to premiums.
It seems no traditional finance company is safe from the marauding tech giants.
Before taking on tech giants, shatter a few misconceptions.
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Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.
The U.S. is the biggest destination for Chinese foreign investment.
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Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
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Tencent’s monetisation strategy so far has been counter-intuitive to the traditional way of doing business.
A girl broadcasts at Three Minute TV, a live streaming talent agency in Beijing.
Streaming video is exploding in China, but regulators are trying to keep control.
WeChat has transformed from a social media to a payment platform (among other things) and had success in China. Could Australia be next?
While Apple Pay may have won the battle against some of Australia’s banks, it may lose the war against the providers of digital wallets, such as Tencent and Alibaba.
Alibaba Founder and CEO, Jack Ma meeting with David Cameron the then UK Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street during his visit to London in October 2015.
Cross-border tech deals are on the rise, meaning the usual expectations on acquisitions are changing.
Anyone got a good VPN so I can get on Facebook?
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to float on the New York stock exchange in what could be the largest initial public offering in US history. The success of Alibaba and fellow Chinese firm JD.com…