After Chinese regulators proposed sweeping antitrust regulations and took the unprecedented step of halting the IPO of Alibaba-affiliated Chinese fintech giant Ant Group earlier this month, major tech companies in China are...
by John Chan | Nov 10, 2020
China’s market regulator has announced new rules to identify and stop monopolistic practices in the internet industry, in the latest move by Chinese officials to rein in the country’s burgeoning tech sector. In a...
by Joseph Brouwer | Nov 3, 2020
Ant Group’s initial public offering was unexpectedly halted by Chinese regulators on Tuesday, just 48 hours before it was to begin. The suspension of the IPO, expected to give the Alibaba-affiliated company a market cap valued...
by John Chan | Oct 29, 2020
Chinese financial services giant Ant Co. is set to go public next Thursday with record-breaking IPOs in Hong Kong and Shanghai. A financial technology business spun out from Alibaba, it is expected to raise at least $30 billion...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 21, 2019
Chinese tech companies’ ties with Party and state authorities are coming under increasingly...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 21, 2018
Last month, former SAPPRFT head Zhuang Rongwen took over from Xu Lin as head of the Cyberspace...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 10, 2018
The news that Apple will hand management of its Chinese users’ iCloud data over to a...
by anminda | Oct 17, 2017
China’s top tech companies have often expressed willingness to share users’ personal...
by anminda | Jun 30, 2017
Facial recognition software is becoming ubiquitous in China as private companies partner with the...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 16, 2017
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