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Alibaba Office Building

Anti-monopoly fine pushes Alibaba to first operating loss as public company

China’s top e-commerce platform Alibaba Group posted its first quarterly operating loss since going public in 2014 due to a record anti-monopoly fine by the country’s m...

Platform News: Xiaomi

US will remove Xiaomi from blacklist, reversing Trump decision

The US Defense Department will remove China’s Xiaomi Corp from a government blacklist, a court filing showed, marking a reversal by the Biden-Harris White House of one of Pre...

Bill to ban TikTok on US government devices passes committee

Bill to ban TikTok on US government devices passes committee

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously passed a bill that would ban federal workers from downloading the popular app TikTok onto US government ...

Platform News: TikTok office building in the US

Italy’s regulator asks TikTok for further action on users aged under 13

Italy’s data protection regulator has said it had asked the viral video-sharing app TikTok to strengthen measures to prevent young users from accessing the platform after the...

Platform News: Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba

Jack Ma makes rare visit to Alibaba headquarters in Hangzhou

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, largely out of public view amid a regulatory clampdown on the group, made a rare visit to its Hangzhou campus during the e-commerce giant’s annual &#...

Platform News: China

China to restrict mobile app news notifications in internet clampdown

China’s internet watchdog has said that it will ban some mobile app notifications and tighten regulations as the CCP ramps up a campaign to rein in tech companies.

Platform News: ByteDance TikTok

TikTok names ByteDance CFO Shouzi Chew as new CEO

TikTok appointed Shouzi Chew, a Singaporean national, as the new Chief Executive Officer of the hot video-sharing platform, the company has said.

Platform News: Taiwan

Taiwan says China waging economic warfare against tech sector

Taiwan’s government has accused China of waging economic warfare against the Chinese-claimed island’s tech sector by stealing technology and enticing away engineers, as...

Platform Industry: All things crypto platforms and digital currency

Bitcoin hit with record weekly outflow as rally ebbs

Bitcoin posted a record weekly outflow, with overall sentiment on cryptocurrencies turning cautious as the digital asset’s searing rally hit a wall, data from digital currenc...

Huawei Technologies CFO

Huawei in US court after being accused of improperly helping its CFO

Lawyers for China’s Huawei will appear in a New York court to defend the indicted telecoms equipment giant against accusations it is improperly helping its chief financial of...

GCHQ Director Jeremy Fleming

UK Cyber Spy Chief suggests China could rule world’s technology

The West must urgently act to ensure China does not dominate emerging technologies and gain control of the “global operating system”, the UK’s top cyber spy has s...

Platform News: Signal private messaging app

Encrypted chat app Signal reveals flaws in Cellebrite equipment

Encrypted chat app Signal suggested in a blog post published on Wednesday that products sold to law enforcement from Israeli surveillance provider Cellebrite can easily be sabotage...

Platform Industry: US and China Relations and Politics

US lawmakers back $100 billion science push to compete with China

A bipartisan group of US lawmakers have introduced legislation calling for $100 billion in government spending over five years on basic and advanced technology research and science...

Ant Group

Ant Group agrees to invest in Brazil loyalty co Dotz

China’s Ant Group has sealed a deal to acquire a 5% stake in the Brazilian loyalty program Dotz, according to a securities filing on Wednesday.