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Iris is a Hong Kong-based technology reporter at the Post.
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Chinese social media giant Tencent reported to be investing US$2 billion in short-video app Kuaishou as competition heats up with TikTok operator ByteDance
Tencent rolled out several new apps last month as it continues to try new ideas to fend off threats from rivals and cope with slower growth in its own super app WeChat
Didi president Jean Liu says passenger deaths and subsequent safety scandal dealt a bigger personal blow than her struggle with breast cancer in 2015
Connectivity in Iran was only 5 per cent of normal levels on Tuesday in a “near-total national internet shutdown” that started Friday, according to NetBlocks.org.
Researchers are exploring wider applications of the magnetic skin, such as helping people with paralysis and nervous disorders.
The close collaborative relationship in scientific fields between China and the US comes amid an ongoing trade stand-off that has seen some institutions cut ties with Huawei
Third-quarter revenue increased 21 per cent to 97.2 billion yuan, but it was still below analysts’ estimate of 99 billion yuan.
Founded in 2009, Bilibili has become the biggest video-comics-and-gaming entertainment platform for China’s Generation Z consumer market segment.
Payments access comes as China continues to open its growing cashless society to visitors.
The partnership with WeChat will help Symphony expand the reach of its clients in China.
Apart from its reputation as a global financial hub, Hong Kong has also become an unlikely incubator of tech talent, helping China make bridges with rest of the world.
While Google and Chinese scientists celebrated the breakthrough, American rivals including IBM and Intel cast doubt over the claims.
BotRide will start operations on November 4 with an initial fleet of 10 autonomous sport utility vehicles, providing free rides in the city of Irvine through January.
Libra could reset the global payments and financial landscape by bringing innovations in user experience, technology and business models, says paper
Survey respondents believe AI has an advantage over humans in terms of work scheduling, offering unbiased information, and problem solving.
Often called China’s Silicon Valley, the city of 12 million has been named as the location of the country’s fourth major national science centre.
Apple removed the HKmap.live app after finding it had been used in ways that ‘endanger law enforcement and residents’.
HKmap.live has become the most downloaded app under the travel category in Apple’s App Store for Hong Kong.
Logistics in this part of the world is in many ways the ‘Land That Time Forgot’, according to Hong Kong entrepreneur Ivy Tse.
Test bed for the new sharing model will be Japan, already the biggest market for the one-year-old start-up with 10,000 translator devices shipped since its launch there in January.
The national flag campaign went viral on social media, attracting more than 200 million users within half a day.
The inquiry showed that the US continues to have its own issues with surveillance and cybersecurity, despite Washington’s accusations that Huawei products can be used to spy for Beijing.
Microsoft’s Brad Smith warns Washington’s trade restrictions could expand beyond Huawei, threatening the US firm’s global competitiveness.
A “ghost market” featuring mostly second-hand electronics of uncertain provenance draws late-night shoppers to Huaqiangbei, the world’s biggest electronics wholesale district
Efforts to establish that culture have taken on more significance amid increased competition for talent, capital and start-ups with other hi-tech hubs.
The country’s giant platforms are rethinking their efforts on driving user stickiness, while checking the potential damaging effect of excessive social media interaction.
ASTRI, the largest government-funded R&D centre in Hong Kong, is one of the research institutes covered by the government’s drive to build up hi-tech R&D
BIGO sees an opportunity to meet increased demand for technology that helps to combat online lies, propaganda and conspiracy theories.
The car is one of the last frontiers to be free from infotainment because drivers have to keep their eyes on the road. But driverless cars and voice assistants are extending Big Tech’s reach.
A new government plan will have Shenzhen pursue a range of hi-tech development initiatives, including flexible policies to attract and retain highly skilled talent from overseas.
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