Chua Kong Ho
Chua Kong Ho
Hong Kong
@chuakongho
Chua Kong Ho is a former technology editor at the South China Morning Post.

SCMP visits one of China’s treatment centres for internet addicts more than a decade after such a disorder was classified as an official disease.

Ultra-fast 5G mobile networks will reduce latency and enable technologies such as autonomous driving and virtual reality, according to GGV Capital managing partner Jixun Foo.

Education and health care in China suffer from uneven distribution of resources and talent, resulting in a wave of new tech start-ups like Squirrel AI that aim to level the playing field

China is successfully executing new ideas in social media and the broader digital economy, which in turn are being ‘translated’ westwards by the likes of Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

Singapore-based on-demand services app operator announced venture capital arm a year ago to invest in start-ups as it consolidates its position in transport, food delivery and financial services.

In China, five of the country’s largest tech companies have already been operating virtual banks since 2014 and Hong Kong’s first virtual banking licences were issued in March.

The impact of the US trade blacklist on Huawei is beginning to bite as Huawei scraps its first new product launch following the blacklisting in mid-May

China’s Silicon Valley caught in crossfire of tech war as country’s most advanced technologies, from AI to drones and robotics, being developed in the area.

Analysing how one of China’s biggest live-streaming companies manages and censors the content from its 250 million monthly users, from cigarettes to cleavage, tattoos and protests.

The line between science fiction and reality is blurring fast with artificial intelligence being used to spot abnormal behaviour that may suggest criminal intent.

Advances in security and surveillance technologies mean the days of elderly guards manning posts at commercial and residential establishments are numbered.

A strong risk-taking culture, growing pool of talent, state support, and military training and applications have helped shape Israel’s hi-tech industry.

US President Donald Trump said he wants the US to ‘win through competition, not by blocking out currently more advanced technologies’.