John Artman

Hong Kong

John Artman

Editor, Technology

John Artman joined the Post in 2020 as Technology Editor. Prior to that, he was the editor-in-chief of TechNode, a digital media site dedicated to covering China tech. He lived in Beijing for 12 years before relocating to Hong Kong.

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How China’s internet continues to rapidly change and why you should care

This year’s edition of the China Internet Report examines the next phase of growth for the country’s technology industry.

This year’s edition of the China Internet Report examines the next phase of growth for the country’s technology industry.

1 Sep 2021 - 2:32PM
Why China is tightening control over cybersecurity

As part of China’s attempt to rein in the Wild West of the internet, Beijing has been tightening its grip on cybersecurity. And under fire are big tech companies, like ride-hailing giant Didi. A cybersecurity review of Didi has kicked off a new era in China that prioritises data security over unfettered growth for tech companies. The Post’s tech editor John Artman and tech reporter Xinmei Shen unpack what this new era means for tech companies in China. 

As part of China’s attempt to rein in the Wild West of the internet, Beijing has been tightening its grip on cybersecurity. And under fire are big tech companies, like ride-hailing giant Didi. A cybersecurity review of Didi has kicked off a new era in China that prioritises data security over unfettered growth for tech companies. The Post’s tech editor John Artman and tech reporter Xinmei Shen unpack what this new era means for tech companies in China. 

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16 Jun 2021 - 6:00PM
ByteDance’s founder Zhang Yiming to step down as CEO, the third Chinese tech billionaire to throw in the towel in their prime

Zhang became the third Chinese technology billionaire in as many years to step down in their prime, following Jack Ma’s 2019 retirement on his 55th birthday, and Pinduoduo’s founder Colin Huang who gave up his leadership role at the age of 41.

Zhang became the third Chinese technology billionaire in as many years to step down in their prime, following Jack Ma’s 2019 retirement on his 55th birthday, and Pinduoduo’s founder Colin Huang who gave up his leadership role at the age of 41.

21 May 2021 - 11:33AM
Inside China Tech: China’s Clubhouse ups and downs, Huawei’s Biden call, and antitrust rules

Our top stories from the past week: Clubhouse’s China ups and downs, Ren Zhengfei calls for better treatment from Biden, and final antitrust rules give more ammunition for private feuds.

Our top stories from the past week: Clubhouse’s China ups and downs, Ren Zhengfei calls for better treatment from Biden, and final antitrust rules give more ammunition for private feuds.

18 Feb 2021 - 10:59AM
Eight Christmas gift ideas for tech lovers in 2020

From laptops and keyboards to video games and wireless chargers, the SCMP Tech team wraps up our top gift ideas for 2020 at any budget.

From laptops and keyboards to video games and wireless chargers, the SCMP Tech team wraps up our top gift ideas for 2020 at any budget.

22 Dec 2020 - 3:45PM
Huawei still struggling as Meng Wanzhou’s case shows no sign of ending

In the 16th edition of the Global Impact newsletter, we look at how Huawei has fared in the two years since their CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada.

In the 16th edition of the Global Impact newsletter, we look at how Huawei has fared in the two years since their CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada.

25 Dec 2021 - 5:53AM
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