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China to Strengthen Control of the Internet

Apr 25, 2018

More companies have realized that creating a dedicated website for China takes extra effort, especially with the ever-changing laws and regulations. As reported by the Business Insider, last week during a national cybersecurity conference held in Beijing, China’s President Xi Jinping commented that China must strengthen its grip on the internet to ensure broader social…

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Meanwhile in China: Weekly News Roundup [12/4-12/8]

Dec 7, 2017

China’s Tech Sector Has Left Its Copycat Phase Far Behind It China now has a life and an innovative force of its own, backed by a relentless state-backed investment and driven increasingly by the huge opportunities of its internal market. That’s one of the main takeaways from a panel at Fortune’s Global Forum in Guangzhou…

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Meanwhile in China: Weekly News Roundup [11/27-12/1]

Dec 1, 2017

Skype disappears from China’s app stores If you hope to download Skype to keep in touch while you’re in China, you may be in for a rude surprise. Apple, Huawei, Xiaomi and other companies have been removing Microsoft’s internet calling software from their app stores in recent weeks in response to a crackdown on VoIP apps that don’t obey…

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Meanwhile in China: Weekly News Roundup [11/13-11/17]

Nov 17, 2017

Tencent could soon be worth more than Facebook Tencent (TCEHY), a Chinese social media and video games giant, have more than doubled in price over the past year, propelling the company’s market value ever closer to Facebook (FB, Tech30)’s $520 billion. Tencent’s own social network, WeChat, has almost one billion users, mostly in China. With Western rivals like Facebook and Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) shut out,…

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ChinaCache at AWS Re: Invent 2017

Nov 14, 2017

 What is AWS re: Invent? AWS re: Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community. AWS re: Invent is expected to have more than 40,000 attendees this year. The event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities. At the conference, you will have access to more than 1,000 technical sessions,…

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Meanwhile in China: Weekly News Roundup [11/6-11/10]

Nov 10, 2017

Tencent is the latest tech company working on autonomous cars Tencent is pushing beyond its WeChat messaging app and gaming, moving into the autonomous driving space. The Chinese conglomerate will tap its artificial intelligence and mapping initiatives to compete against the likes of Baidu, according to Bloomberg‘s sources. Back in 2015, Tencent announced it’d partner with electronics maker Foxconn (responsible for…

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ChinaCache concludes the network security project for the 19th Communist Party of China National Congress

Nov 6, 2017

As the 19th Communist Party of China National Congress (“National Congress”) has concluded, ChinaCache also wrapped up its assignment of monitoring network security and providing CDN services for the National Congress. To ensure the National Congress goes smoothly, ChinaCache assembled a special unit in late August to deploy online security measures, including fixing existing issues, examining…

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Meanwhile in China: Weekly News Roundup [10/30-11/3]

Nov 3, 2017

Apple Roars Back to Growth in China Apple reported quarterly earnings on Thursday. The company said revenue in China was $9.8 billion during the fourth fiscal quarter, up 12 percent year over year and up 22 percent sequentially. The market share for  iPhone, Mac and iPad had all increased in the last quarter, said CEO Tim Cook. Earlier this year,…

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Meanwhile in China: Weekly News Roundup [10/23-10/27]

Oct 27, 2017

Alibaba Establishes Global Research Academy Alibaba’s chief technology officer announced during Alibaba’s Cloud Habitat Conference that the group has established a global research academy named Alibaba DAMO Academy and the group will invest CNY100 billion in this academy over the next three years. Alibaba DAMO Academy includes a global laboratory, a university joint research institute, and…

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