China

US Adds More Chinese Firms To Trade Blacklist

Trade war between the world's two biggest economies worsens, as the United States adds more Chinese firms to its Entity…

6 days ago

Alibaba Growth Slumps As China Consumption Slows

Alibaba reports disappointing quarterly growth and full-year revenue expectations amidst regulatory crackdown and more cautious consumer spending

1 week ago

Alibaba Singles’ Day Growth Slumps Amidst Crackdown

Alibaba's Singles' Day grows at slowest rate since launch amidst regulatory crackdown, as e-commerce giants emphasise social responsibility

2 weeks ago

Tim Cook Says No Plans To Accept Crypto Payments

Cryptocurrency owner Tim Cook says there are no immediate plans to accept cryptocurrencies as payment, and discusses Apple Car, China…

3 weeks ago

Didi App Nears Relaunch In China – Report

Didi Global is reportedly preparing to relaunch its ride-hailing and other apps in China by the end of the year,…

3 weeks ago

ByteDance Chairman Zhang Yiming To Step Down

Another major shakeup at TikTok’s owner ByteDance, after former CEO and co-founder Zhang Yiming confirms departure as chairman

4 weeks ago

Yahoo Pulls Out Of China, Citing Challenging Restrictions

Western tech exodus continues. Yahoo becomes latest American tech firm to pull its services from China, amid new restrictive laws

4 weeks ago

Fortnite To Withdraw From China Amid Gaming Crackdown

Chinese version of Fortnite will be closed down on 15 November, after Beijing introduced tough new laws limiting online gaming

4 weeks ago

Australia Funds Telstra Buy Of Digicel Pacific To Thwart China

Strategic blocking? Australian government joins forces with Telstra to acquire Digicel Pacific, after interest from state-owned China Mobile

1 month ago

WeChat Fixes Content ‘Glitch’ Amidst Regulatory Pressure

Tencent fixes 'loophole' that allowed Bing and Google to temporarily display WeChat results, as China regulators seek to open up…

1 month ago

Hacker Group Linked To China Compromising Global Telecom Networks

Warning from security experts CrowdStrike that 'LightBasin' hackers are burrowing into telephone networks around the world to grab data

1 month ago

US, Kazakhstan Take Bitcoin Mining Lead From China

China's share of Bitcoin mining drops to zero amidst crackdown, as US, Kazakhstan and Russia see dramatic rises in mining…

1 month ago

Apple Removes Quran App In China

Apple takes down popular Quran app in China after government request, as critics call company hypocritical for working with authoritarian…

1 month ago

Microsoft Shutters LinkedIn In China Over Increasing Censorship

LinkedIn, China's last major US-operated social network, is being closed down, due to Beijing's increasing censorship of the online world

2 months ago

Lithuania Seeks To Ban ‘Untrustworthy’ Smartphones Amidst China Row

Lithuania's Defence Ministry reportedly drafting legislation that could ban public institutions from purchasing Chinese-made smartphones

2 months ago

Huawei Sees £22bn Smartphone Losses From Trade Ban

Huawei is seeing £22bn in lost smartphone handset revenues per year from the US' 'Entity List' trade blacklist, as it…

2 months ago

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou Returns To China After US Deal

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou reaches deal with Justice Department allowing her to return to China, as US plans…

2 months ago

China Bans All Cryptocurrency Transactions

China's central bank calls all cryptocurrency transactions 'illegal' in strongest statement to date, causing sharp price drops for Bitcoin and…

2 months ago

US Commerce Dept Open To Additional Measures Against Huawei – Report

US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo makes clear the Biden administration will take further action against Huawei - if necessary

2 months ago

Lithuania Warns Citizens Over 5G Chinese Phones

Lithuania warns its citizens to stop using smartphones from three Chinese firms after finding some “cyber and personal data security…

2 months ago

Wikipedia Bans Seven Chinese Users Citing ‘Infiltration’

Wikimedia Foundation bans seven users in China for 'infiltration of Wikimedia systems' that has resulted in 'physical harm' of users

3 months ago

Google Hands Over Data To Hong Kong Authorities – Report

Despite pledging to halt data transfers due to a repressive security law in Hong Kong, Google reportedly has handed over…

3 months ago

Government Orders National Security Review Of Perpetuus Purchase

British Business Secretary orders national security review of potential acquisition of Welsh graphene maker Perpetuus Group

3 months ago

Didi ‘May Fall Under State Control’ Under City Proposal

Ride-hailing giant Didi Global could be brought under the control of state-operated firms under reported proposal by Beijing municipal government

3 months ago

China Chip Maker SMIC Plans £6.4bn Plant In Shanghai

China's largest chipmaker SMIC plans £6.4bn plant in Shanghai Free Trade Zone to focus on mature-technology semiconductors amidst worldwide chip…

3 months ago

China Limits Kids To Three Hours Of Video Games A Week

Draconian move? Children in China now only allowed to play video games between 8 and 9pm on Friday, weekends and…

3 months ago

China Approves Far-Reaching Privacy Law

Beijing approves tough new rules about the collection and use of personal data, including stronger rules governing surveillance systems

3 months ago

Meng Wanzhou US Extradition Case Ends, Sentencing To Take Months

Huawei says it is confident in Meng’s innocence, andi it trusts the Canadian judicial system to reject US extradition request

3 months ago

Huawei Will Return To Smartphone ‘Throne’, Despite US Sanctions

Huawei chairman makes a bold prediction that Chinese firm will return to a leading position in the smartphone market in…

4 months ago