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In cloud clash with Alibaba, underdog Tencent adopts more aggressive tactics

03 Jul 2020

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI For Chinese cloud services companies, the coronavirus outbreak has become a rainmaker, bringing in new business far and wide as firms shift work online and authorities develop apps and systems to help contain outbreaks and manage social restrictions.

Sino-U.S. tech race turbo-charges China chip investment, triggering bubble fear

25 Jun 2020

SHANGHAI U.S. curbs on Chinese tech firms amid the intensifying Sino-U.S. battle for tech supremacy are feeding an investment boom across China's semiconductor industry, driving prices of both publicly traded and venture-backed companies into bubble territory.

SoftBank's Arm at loggerheads with Chinese venture over CEO

10 Jun 2020

SHANGHAI/SAN FRANCISCO SoftBank Group Corp-owned Arm Ltd and its Chinese joint venture on Wednesday publicly disagreed over whether the unit's chief executive officer had been fired, disclosing an internal spat at one of the global chip industry's major suppliers.

Alibaba extends its reach in China as coronavirus outbreak opens doors

28 May 2020

SHANGHAI Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is emerging as one of China's biggest corporate winners of the coronavirus crisis, gaining the opportunity to expand its businesses and solidify its status as a critical part of the country's socio-economic engine.

RPT-As Chinese authorities expand use of health tracking apps, privacy concerns grow

26 May 2020

SHANGHAI, May 26 China's health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country's successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology.

As Chinese authorities expand use of health tracking apps, privacy concerns grow

26 May 2020

SHANGHAI China's health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country's successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology.

U.S. strikes at a Huawei prize: chip juggernaut HiSilicon

22 May 2020

SHANGHAI The latest U.S. government action against China's Huawei takes direct aim at the company's HiSilicon chip division -- a business that in a few short years has become central to China's ambitions in semiconductor technology but will now lose access to tools that are central to its success.

Taiwan's TSMC keeps eye on China with $12 billion U.S. plant

15 May 2020

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI In a race to position itself in the latest trade battle between the United States and China, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd made it just under the wire.

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