Allowing the resumption of cross-border data transfers in day-to-day business shows pragmatism can still prevail in Chinese policymaking.
Ransomware attack on city’s tech hub and its delayed reaction to data breach show there is no room for complacency in cyberspace.
Cybercrime is in the headlines and while the amount of money lost in phishing cases has fallen, there is still big money being stolen by online fraudsters. Hopefully, with stronger enforcement and publicity, this will change
Senior prosecutor will lead special subdivision to centralise fight against criminals, who see artificial intelligence as their latest tool.
With the crackdown on fintech firms over, the sector must look forward and realise its full potential in driving China’s recovery.
With a worrying number of Hongkongers under the age of 18 hooked on the internet, summer may be the best time for them to break their habit.
Many celebs have enormous followings on Instagram, but who do you think tops the list in 2023? From Kim Kardashian and Ariana Grande to Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Lionel Messi …
Tencent, China’s biggest social media and video gaming company, is closing its live-streaming service Now, as the company continues to consolidate its video businesses.
Parcel deliveries reached a new high of 120 billion items this week, up 8.5 per cent from all of 2022, as e-commerce sees strong third-quarter recovery.
China is embracing the improvements offered by 5.5G to improve network speeds and support smart factories.
ByteDance-owned Douyin, the Chinese sibling of TikTok that has over 600 million daily active users, is testing paid content as the social media giant continues to seek ways to diversify its revenue.
The Beijing Internet Court’s decision is expected have far-reaching implications for future AI copyright disputes, which could eventually benefit Chinese Big Tech companies.
PDD-owned Temu has secured injunctions against some phishing web sites in US, as it continues to battle online impersonators and scammers.
The AI tool is expected to help merchants on Alibaba.com, the e-commerce giant’s international business-to-business wholesale marketplace, automate their client-facing operations to entice more customers overseas.
The tech giant had previously said it would block news on its platform over a new law that aims to make internet firms share ad revenue with news publishers.
China’s largest ride-hailing service said it will carry out ‘in-depth technical risk identification and upgrade work’ to fully ensure service stability.
Ministry of Public Security says cyberbullying had been rampant, resulting in some victims killing themselves or becoming mentally ill.
Valued at more than US$60 billion, Shein is expected to become the most valuable China-founded company to go public in the US since Didi Global’s debut in 2021 at a US$68-billion valuation.
The social media giant is cutting hundreds of jobs at its flagship Nuverse studio, and will shut down development on most unlaunched titles a year after cuts at two related studios.
Chinese server maker H3C Technologies will cut the pay of its mid-to-senior-level employees by up to 20 per cent, as the impact of US tech sanctions spreads to the digital infrastructure market.
Critics have accused Musk, the world’s richest person, of amplifying anti-Jewish hatred on X.
Baidu has a stockpile of advanced artificial intelligence chips to soften the short-term impact of US export curbs, the Chinese tech giant said as it forecast increased AI revenues in its third-quarter results.
Parent Singapore Telecommunications announced the resignation of Optus CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin days after a network-wide outage left nearly half of Australia without phone or internet for 12 hours.
ByteDance is challenging Tencent and Alibaba in China’s top three tech grouping, as it benefits from a gradual uptick in advertising revenue.
Marcos Jnr wants the video app to train local sellers, especially those in rural areas, to market their offerings, after meeting with TikTok Chief Executive Officer Chew Zi Shou in San Francisco.
The National Radio and Television Administration has proposed a range of measures to ‘strengthen and refine management’ of short web dramas, including a sweeping review of each series’ cast, production, marketing and social values.
Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent admit to feeling the pinch of the latest US chip export controls, but said they are evaluating ways to minimise the impact on their business growth.
Activists warn of a link between depictions of pornography involving children and young people being lured into the sex industry, as the law does not cover child-porn images created by AI.
Reports play up personal interactions between President Xi Jinping and American counterpart Joe Biden as well as the Chinese leader’s remarks on Taiwan, bilateral ties and Washington’s efforts to contain Beijing.
The internet giant was the first to put in orders for Nvidia’s much-coveted H800 chip, which was designed for export to China to comply with earlier US tech restrictions.
The start-up has decided to change the so-called tensor name of its AI model Yi-34B, following an inquiry that later revealed it was developed using the architecture of Meta Platforms’ Llama system.
JD.com revenue rose 1.7 per cent to US$34.2 billion in the three months through September amid a price war with Alibaba and PDD.
China needs to develop 1 million artificial intelligence-native applications and less AI large language models, according to Baidu co-founder, chairman and chief executive Robin Li.
Homelessness in the city has been a target for US right-wing media and Chinese commentators have joined in the criticism.
Nvidia on Monday added new features to its top-of-the-line chip for artificial intelligence, saying the new offering will start to roll out next year with Amazon.com, Alphabet’s Google and Oracle.