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17 05, 2021

Tencent launches 60 new video games, partners with Microsoft as rivalry with ByteDance heats up

By | 2021-05-17T12:00:13+00:00 May 17th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Tencent launches 60 new video games, partners with Microsoft as rivalry with ByteDance heats up

Internet giant Tencent Holdings unveiled more than 60 new titles at its annual video gaming conference on Sunday, days after subsidiary TiMi Studios and Microsoft Corp’s Xbox Game Studios formed a strategic partnership, as competition intensifies with ...

17 05, 2021

Jack Ma’s school for business elites drops ‘university’ from its name

By | 2021-05-17T09:00:18+00:00 May 17th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Jack Ma’s school for business elites drops ‘university’ from its name

An elite business school created by Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding, has quietly dropped all online references to “university” in a sign that the sought-after school may be adopting a lower profile.The official We...

15 05, 2021

Beijing orders Meituan, Didi Chuxing and other ride-hailing providers to give drivers a fair share of revenue

By | 2021-05-15T11:00:17+00:00 May 15th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Beijing orders Meituan, Didi Chuxing and other ride-hailing providers to give drivers a fair share of revenue

Chinese authorities have summoned 10 online ride-hailing providers, including Didi Chuxing and Meituan, urging them to charge commissions fairly and transparently, in Beijing’s latest efforts to crack down on malpractices by the country’s internet plat...

14 05, 2021

Alibaba bites bullet in renewed push for growth amid antitrust climate, increased competition

By | 2021-05-14T13:00:21+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Alibaba bites bullet in renewed push for growth amid antitrust climate, increased competition

Alibaba Group Holding will strengthen its engagement with consumers and merchants in the world’s largest e-commerce market, according to analysts, in an effort to put the company’s first quarterly loss in nine years behind after being slapped with a re...

14 05, 2021

The global chips shortage is wreaking US$110 billion of havoc on carmakers from Ford to General Motors

By | 2021-05-14T06:22:54+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on The global chips shortage is wreaking US$110 billion of havoc on carmakers from Ford to General Motors

As the semiconductor shortage hobbling the global automotive industry has worsened, its cost as a hit to sales has almost doubled to US$110 billion, up from an earlier estimate of US$61 billion.That’s the latest assessment of AlixPartners, a global con...

13 05, 2021

Huawei hits a stumbling block in HarmonyOS roll-out after Chinese court rejects trademark appeal

By | 2021-05-13T10:04:02+00:00 May 13th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Huawei hits a stumbling block in HarmonyOS roll-out after Chinese court rejects trademark appeal

After millions of dollars spent and almost a decade in development, Huawei Technologies Co may have to find a new Chinese name for its mobile device operating system less than a week before a showcase event.On Wednesday, the Beijing Intellectual Proper...

13 05, 2021

Apple says ‘Chaos Monkeys’ author hired in ads business has left company

By | 2021-05-13T05:17:54+00:00 May 13th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Apple says ‘Chaos Monkeys’ author hired in ads business has left company

Apple Inc on Wednesday said Antonio García Martínez, a former Facebook Inc product manager who joined Apple recently to work in its advertising business, is no longer with the company.García Martínez, who came to Silicon Valley after a stint on Wall St...

13 05, 2021

Tesla stops accepting bitcoin for electric cars in a U-turn that sends cryptocurrency prices plunging

By | 2021-05-13T02:49:20+00:00 May 13th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Tesla stops accepting bitcoin for electric cars in a U-turn that sends cryptocurrency prices plunging

Tesla has ended its flirtation with cryptocurrencies, reversing its March 24 announcement to accept payments made in bitcoin for its electric vehicles, in an abrupt U-turn that sent the prices of the largest token tumbling on global exchanges.In an ann...

12 05, 2021

Fintech giant Ant Group’s MYbank joins China’s digital yuan platform

By | 2021-05-12T12:00:21+00:00 May 12th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Fintech giant Ant Group’s MYbank joins China’s digital yuan platform

MYbank, an online lender affiliated with financial technology giant Ant Group, has become the first internet bank to join China’s digital currency platform, in a move that strengthens support for Beijing’s rapid development of a “sovereign digital yuan...

12 05, 2021

Tencent is paying users to try its new classic TV streaming app in effort to quickly grow elderly, rural user base

By | 2021-05-12T09:30:18+00:00 May 12th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Tencent is paying users to try its new classic TV streaming app in effort to quickly grow elderly, rural user base

Tencent Holdings, China’s gaming, social media, and entertainment king, has launched a new video platform that rewards users for watching videos, in a move to expand its presence among China’s vast elderly and rural populations.Pianduoduo, which litera...