Yan Deli, a researcher with the Tencent Research Institute, published an article last Friday warning that Chinese tech firms are falling behind their US counterparts. Photo: AP
Yan Deli, a researcher with the Tencent Research Institute, published an article last Friday warning that Chinese tech firms are falling behind their US counterparts. Photo: AP

Beijing’s Big Tech crackdown stirs a debate over whether it’s hurting or helping the sector compete with US rivals

  • An article published by Tencent sparks debate over whether Chinese tech is lagging behind the US and what the regulatory crackdown means for sector
  • A Global Times article says regulation is timely and will kickstart a new round of innovation and competition

Topic |   China technology
Yan Deli, a researcher with the Tencent Research Institute, published an article last Friday warning that Chinese tech firms are falling behind their US counterparts. Photo: AP
Yan Deli, a researcher with the Tencent Research Institute, published an article last Friday warning that Chinese tech firms are falling behind their US counterparts. Photo: AP
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