Posts Tagged ‘Law & Policy’

Alibaba Gambles On Smart City Development In Macau

Alibaba and the government of Macau Special Administrative Region signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement for the construction of smart …


Chinese Telecom Operators To Cancel Long-distance Call, Roaming Fees

China’s three major telecom operators, China Telecom, China Mobile, and China Unicom, announced plans to cancel long-distance call fee and …


Is There Anything To Fear About Apple’s China Data Center?

News broke yesterday that Facebook-owned Whatsapp was partially filtered and blocked in China. This action comes a week after Apple …


Mobile Programmatic Ad Fraud Is Big With Entertainment And Education Apps

Many Chinese companies have risen on the back of mobile advertising, but a new report says fraud is rampant in …


Hong Kong Loses Tech Business Champion

Mark O. Clift, the chief operating officer of Hong Kong’s technology hub, passed away this week. The news was confirmed …


Chinese Government Demands Weibo Cease Streaming Video Services

The Chinese adage that the tall blade of grass gets cut first is definitely true this week, as China’s top …


LeEco To Close Cloud Disk Personal Services At End Of June 2017

The Chinese government’s tightening noose on illegal Internet content has found its latest victim: LeEco. LeEco’s cloud disk service announced …


China’s Bitcoin Trading Value Soars In May 2017

In May 2017, the Bitcoin trading value in China reached CNY21.708 billion, four times that of April 2017. And the …


China’s New Cybersecurity Law Carries Death Penalty For Some Offenses

China’s latest cybersecurity law came into force last week and the sky did not fall and companies have not shuttered. …


Tencent May Have Just Defeated Baidu At Its Own Game In China

Baidu is a poorly-executed search engine. But with both government regulations handcuffing its development and lack of competition in China, …