An advertisement for bitcoin displayed on a street in Hong Kong on February 17, 2022. Photo: AP
Digital currencies
Hong Kong’s crypto investors fear city’s diminishing status as regulation looms
25 Sep 2022 - 10:30AM

Cryptocurrency investors are speaking out against regulatory ambiguity amid fears of a greater industry exodus.

An advertisement for bitcoin displayed on a street in Hong Kong on February 17, 2022. Photo: AP
Hong Kong’s crypto investors fear city’s diminishing status as regulation looms

Cryptocurrency investors are speaking out against regulatory ambiguity amid fears of a greater industry exodus.

25 Sep 2022 - 10:30AM
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Privately-held Yangtze Memory Technologies Co designs and manufactures 3D NAND flash memory wafer and packaged chips. Photo: Handout
China’s top memory chip maker in the crosshairs of US sanctions

Yangtze Memory Technologies Co faces pressure amid reports that the US plans to ban sales of semiconductor-manufacturing gear to advanced memory chip makers in China.

25 Sep 2022 - 7:30AM
Semiconductors
Ethereum Merge pushes China’s GPU prices to ‘lowest level’

Graphics cards sellers in China are reeling from plunging GPU prices over the past couple of months leading into Ethereum’s switch to a proof-of-stake blockchain.

Graphics cards sellers in China are reeling from plunging GPU prices over the past couple of months leading into Ethereum’s switch to a proof-of-stake blockchain.

25 Sep 2022 - 7:00AM
Bilibili
China’s Bilibili hit by record bearish bets even after shares tumble 90 per cent

The Shanghai-based live-streaming platform operator has become one of the most shorted US stocks among companies with a market value of US$2 billion or more.

The Shanghai-based live-streaming platform operator has become one of the most shorted US stocks among companies with a market value of US$2 billion or more.

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Shenzhen Unionlight shuts up shop in a sign of China’s economic pressure
24 Sep 2022 - 7:36AM
Chinese internet firm LeTV exits Beijing HQ as founder pursues US boardroom war
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Semiconductor manufacturing systems maker ASML still fixed on China growth

The Dutch firm continues to acknowledge mainland China’s important position in the global semiconductor industry, despite rising tensions between Beijing and Washington.

The Dutch firm continues to acknowledge mainland China’s important position in the global semiconductor industry, despite rising tensions between Beijing and Washington.

13 Sep 2022 - 11:21PM
China’s chip output records biggest monthly drop since records began in 1997

Domestic production of integrated circuits recorded a 24.7 per cent year on year decline in August to 24.7 billion units.

Domestic production of integrated circuits recorded a 24.7 per cent year on year decline in August to 24.7 billion units.

16 Sep 2022 - 7:30PM
Shanghai start-up with disgraced chairman is China’s new hope in AI chips race

A Shanghai start-up recognised with an innovation award is now seen as a potential domestic substitute after Nvidia and AMD were restricted from exporting high-end GPUs to China.

A Shanghai start-up recognised with an innovation award is now seen as a potential domestic substitute after Nvidia and AMD were restricted from exporting high-end GPUs to China.

9 Sep 2022 - 7:00PM

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A technician conducts research on the Covid-19 virus at the University of Hong Kong on March 20, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
The View | Beyond IPOs: how Hong Kong can become a global biotech data hub

The city is a major financing centre for biotechnology; it must now cement its reputation as a research hub. It already has two key advantages: world-class universities and a wealth of clinical and medical data.

15 Sep 2022 - 6:45AM
Opinion | Metaverse must prove real-world worth before being called true innovation

There is much interest and investment going into the metaverse’s long-term development, but its usefulness beyond escapism is unclear. If innovation is meant to improve our lives, the metaverse must show how it can help solve real-world problems.

There is much interest and investment going into the metaverse’s long-term development, but its usefulness beyond escapism is unclear. If innovation is meant to improve our lives, the metaverse must show how it can help solve real-world problems.

15 Sep 2022 - 4:41AM
Metaverse must prove real-world worth before being called true innovation
Opinion | How the changing language in space reflects geopolitics on Earth

On one hand, English is beginning to overshadow Russian, with a US-led lunar programme and the emergence of private American space companies. On the other, Chinese is growing in prominence. And with new Beijing and Moscow cooperation, Chinese and Russian could be the working languages on the moon.

On one hand, English is beginning to overshadow Russian, with a US-led lunar programme and the emergence of private American space companies. On the other, Chinese is growing in prominence. And with new Beijing and Moscow cooperation, Chinese and Russian could be the working languages on the moon.

1 Sep 2022 - 2:27AM
How the changing language in space reflects geopolitics on Earth
A technician conducts research on the Covid-19 virus at the University of Hong Kong on March 20, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
The View | Beyond IPOs: how Hong Kong can become a global biotech data hub
15 Sep 2022 - 6:45AM
Opinion | Metaverse must prove real-world worth before being called true innovation

There is much interest and investment going into the metaverse’s long-term development, but its usefulness beyond escapism is unclear. If innovation is meant to improve our lives, the metaverse must show how it can help solve real-world problems.

15 Sep 2022 - 4:41AM

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