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Platform Industry: Hackers and cyber security

Microsoft says Chinese hackers targeted groups via server software

A China-linked cyberespionage group has been remotely plundering email inboxes using freshly discovered flaws in Microsoft mail server software, the company and outside researchers...

Platform Industry News: Huawei Technologies CFO

Huawei CFO’s lawyer disputes what HSBC knew as extradition case resumes

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s US extradition hearing resumed in a Canadian court with defence countering prosecutors’ claims that Meng misled HSBC about the Chinese telecom...

Platform Industry News: TikTok smartphone app video streaming

UEFA signs deal with TikTok as Euro 2020 sponsor

TikTok will be the global sponsor for the rescheduled Euro 2020 soccer tournament set to begin in June this year, the sport’s European governing body UEFA has announced.

Platform Industry: US and China Relations and Politics

US to look at further restrictions on tech exports to China

The Biden admin will look at adding “new targeted restrictions” on certain sensitive technology exports to China in cooperation with allies, a senior official has said ...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Huawei challenges the FCC over US national security threat designation

Huawei Technologies Co has filed a legal challenge to the Federal Communications Commission’s designation of the Chinese company as a US national security threat to communica...

Platform News: Tencent conference and exhibition in China

Tencent hit with fresh anti-monopoly complaint in China

Tencent has become the target of another anti-monopoly complaint to regulators, this time from a supplier of smart vehicle technology and a General Motors Co China venture.

Platform Industry News: People looking at an iPhone 11

Fear? China issues anti-monopoly rules targeting its platform giants

China’s market regulator released new anti-monopoly guidelines on Sunday that target internet platforms, tightening existing restrictions faced by the country’s tech gi...

Platform News: Clubhouse audio and social media app

Chinese users flock to US chat app Clubhouse to evade local censors

Invite-only audio app Clubhouse is attracting masses of new users from mainland China, where the US app remains uncensored by authorities despite flourishing discussions on rights,...

Platform News: China's Alibaba online marketplace

Alibaba beats revenue forecast as Chinese shadow of regulators fall

Alibaba has beaten Wall Street estimates for third-quarter revenue, as its e-commerce business benefited from a switch to online shopping triggered by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Platform Industry: China's Tencent

Douyin sues Tencent for monopolistic behaviour

ByteDance’s wildly popular short-video app Douyin has filed a complaint with a court in Beijing to sue Tencent for monopolistic behaviour and asked compensation, ByteDance ha...

Xiaomi

Xiaomi says legal complaint against US is to protect its interests

Xiaomi has stated that its legal complaint against the Department of Defence and the Treasury Department in the US was to protect its interests, in a notice on the Hong Kong stock ...

Platform News: Facebook

Facebook oversight board overrules company on most cases in first test

Deciding its first-ever cases, Facebook’s supervision board has ruled that the societal networking firm was wrong to remove four pieces of articles the board reviewed, includ...

Platform News: Tim Cook is the happy CEO of Apple

Apple sees accelerating revenue growth after setting iPhone sales record

Apple has reported holiday quarter sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations, as brand new 5G iPhones helped push handset earnings to a new record and sparked a 57 perce...

Platform News: India Bans Chinese smartphone apps

India retains its ban on 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok and WeChat

The Indian government has decided to keep its ban on the viral TikTok apps and 58 other China-made apps after reviewing responses from the businesses in question on issues such as ...