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Josh Ye / South China Morning Post:
China tightens Great Firewall, declaring Chinese VPN services need prior government approval; large VPN-provider Vypr says it's “working on ways around this”   —  Move means all cable and VPN services need prior government approval and comes as Beijing steps up censorship before power-reshuffle party congress
Jan 23, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
LeEco raises $16.8B yuan, around $2.4B, from Chinese real estate developer Sunac, others   —  LeEco, the cash-starved business run by Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting, has received 16.8 billion yuan in funding and investments from real estate developer Sunac China Holdings and other investors …
Jan 13, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
Google launches Android Pay in Hong Kong, says it is available at over 5K locations to users with devices equipped with NFC and KitKat 4.4 or higher   —  Google launches ‘simple and secure’ mobile payment system, seeking to close ground with WeChat Wallet and Apple Pay which launched in Hong Kong earlier this year
Oct 19, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
Choi Chi-yuk / South China Morning Post:
China's internet censor says online media cannot gather news from social media without approval or publish news without verification   —  Cyberspace Administration's move comes days after Xu Lin, formerly deputy head of the body, takes on top role  —  China's powerful internet censorship body …
Jul 4, 2016, 9:20 PMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
Twitter appoints Kathy Chen as managing director in China as number of Chinese advertisers grows over 340%   —  Twitter appoints new Greater China head as number of Chinese advertisers balloons over 300 per cent  —  Pioneer microblogging service Twitter has named a new head for its Greater China operations …
Apr 15, 2016, 6:45 AMIn context
South China Morning Post:
AliCloud, an Alibaba subsidiary, partners with Nvidia to develop GPU-based computing cloud platform in China   —  Alicloud launches Big Data Platform as Alibaba subsidiary aims to make technology accessible across China  —  E-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group is gearing up to make “big data” …
Jan 20, 2016, 10:05 PMIn context
He Huifeng / South China Morning Post:
Weibo to expand its 140-Chinese-character limit on messages up to 2K, trial starts January 28, rolling out to all 500M users on February 28   —  China's Weibo follows Twitter in controversial move to ditch 140-character limit, says users can soon waffle on for up to 2,000
Jan 20, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
South China Morning Post:
China targets Astrill and other anti-censorship VPNs ahead of celebration marking the 70th anniversary of end of WWII   —  VPN down: China goes after Astrill, other anti-censorship apps in run up to WW2 anniversary parade  —  Jump to Navigation  —  Main menu
Aug 27, 2015, 12:25 AMIn context
Adrian Wan / South China Morning Post:
Yahoo to close Beijing research center, its only office in China, and to lay off 350+ employees   —  Yahoo to close Beijing research centre as company seeks to downsize  —  US internet giant Yahoo will close its research and development centre in Beijing as the firm seeks to consolidate some jobs into fewer offices....
Mar 18, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
James Griffiths / South China Morning Post:
Twitter opens an office in Hong Kong to help Chinese companies market to overseas consumers   —  Twitter launches Hong Kong office to court mainland Chinese firms  —  Social media giant says Hong Kong office will connect companies to the world and that it is not seeking to overturn mainland block
Mar 10, 2015, 6:05 PMIn context

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