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New York Times:
China plans to host a technology forum September 23 with Microsoft; US and China execs invited from Apple, Alibaba, Facebook, IBM, Google, Uber, more   —  China Flexes Tech Muscles Before a State Visit  —  HONG KONG — As President Xi Jinping of China prepares for his first state visit …
Sep 9, 2015, 2:45 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Uber partners with Bharti Airtel to provide free in-car WiFi, offer discounted phone plans for drivers, accept payments through Airtel Money in India   —  Uber to Provide Free In-Car Wi-Fi in India  —  HONG KONG — In India, a country notorious for city-snarling traffic jams …
Aug 22, 2015, 12:15 AMIn context
New York Times:
Xiaoice, Microsoft's Chinese chatbot, has a sense of humor, good listening skills, and 20M registered users   —  For Sympathetic Ear, More Chinese Turn to Smartphone Program  —  She is known as Xiaoice, and millions of young Chinese pick up their smartphones every day to exchange messages with her …
Aug 1, 2015, 6:10 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
In Asia, 46 startups raised $100M+ rounds and 11 achieved $1B+ valuation in the first half of 2015, compared to North America's 48 startups and 19 unicorns   —  Asian Tech Start-Ups Quietly Earn Backing  —  HONG KONG — The rise of a mobile software company from nothing to a $1 billion valuation …
Jul 20, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Industry groups say new Chinese security law could force companies to build backdoors, provide encryption keys, or hand over source code   —  Jitters in Tech World Over New Chinese Security Law  —  HONG KONG — When a draft of China's new national security law was made public in May …
Jul 3, 2015, 5:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
In China, Uber pays drivers bonuses of up to 3X the fare, to establish itself in the country   —  Uber Spends Heavily to Establish Itself in China  —  HONG KONG — Uber is spending money at a breakneck rate to crack the China market — even paying its drivers more than the fares they collect.
Jun 9, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Alibaba's COO Daniel Zhang replaces Jonathan Lu as CEO as revenue increases 45% year-over-year   —  Alibaba Names New Chief Executive and Reports Revenue Rise  —  HONG KONG — The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday that its revenue grew 45 percent compared with last year …
May 7, 2015, 9:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
China suspends policy requiring audits, source code, and backdoors from foreign tech companies serving banks   —  China Suspends Rules on Tech Companies Serving Banks  —  HONG KONG — A policy that would effectively push foreign technology companies out of China's banking sector has been suspended …
Apr 16, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
New regulations in China require source code, audits, and backdoors from companies working with banks, alarming Western tech firms   —  New Rules in China Upset Western Tech Companies  —  HONG KONG — The Chinese government has adopted new regulations requiring companies that sell computer equipment …
Jan 28, 2015, 9:55 PMIn context
New York Times:
LinkedIn finds success in China by compromising on free speech, partnering with local VCs   —  To Reach China, LinkedIn Plays by Local Rules  —  HONG KONG — For American technology companies from Microsoft to Facebook to Google, China is a difficult, even impossible, place to operate.
Oct 6, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
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