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Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Source: Chinese state media agencies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each quarter on Facebook ads to spread a positive message about China   —  A propaganda video produced by Xinhua, China's state news agency, and targeted to English-speaking audiences was published on Facebook.
Nov 8, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Li Yuan / Wall Street Journal:
Despite meeting with President Xi Jinping, US tech leaders should be wary of waning influence in China as it enters “a new era” of Communist Party supremacy   —  U.S. tech companies need to rethink their relationship with China—and fast  —  American tech giants need to rethink their relationship with China.
Nov 2, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Airbnb's China chief Hong Ge resigns abruptly after four months on the job; its regional director for Asia Pacific Kum Hong Siew will take over in the interim   —  Airbnb still faces stiff challenges from local competitors  —  In a blow to Airbnb Inc., the head of the company's China business …
Oct 24, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed:
Interviews reveal how Chinese authorities surveil citizens of its Xinjiang region using AI, iris scanning, and more developed by private firms   —  KASHGAR, China — This is a city where growing a beard can get you reported to the police.  So can inviting too many people to your wedding, or naming your child Muhammad or Medina.
Oct 19, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Keith Bradsher / New York Times:
China has broadly blocked WhatsApp, including basic text messages on the service, following its mid-July crackdown on WhatsApp video chats, multimedia messages   —  SHANGHAI — China has largely blocked the WhatsApp messaging app, the latest move by Beijing to step up surveillance ahead of a big Communist Party gathering next month.
Sep 25, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Li Dongmei / China Money Network:
China's Abcfintech raises $30M Series A for its AI software that helps financial firms with securities research and investment decisions   —  Abcfintech, a Chinese AI services provider targeting the financial services sector, has raised a total of US$30 million through an angel round and a series A round.
Sep 1, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Chinese medical expense crowdfunding platform Shuidi raises $24M Series A from Tencent and others, says it has helped raise $140M for 60,000+ patients   —  - 6shares  — Weibo  — Facebook1  — LinkedIn5  —  Tencent Holdings Ltd. and BlueRun Ventures have led a RMB160 million …
Aug 30, 2017, 11:50 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Apple accepts WeChat Pay in China's App Store, Apple Music after accepting Alipay; Apple Pay hovers at 1% share; paid subs to Music, iCloud up 12% last 90 days   —  Apple Inc. has accepted Wechat Pay for payments made in its App Store and music platform, after it accepted Alibaba's Alipay …
Aug 29, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Alibaba and Yunfeng Capital lead $140M investment in Chinese enterprise cloud services provider Qiniuyun   —  - 2shares  — Weibo  — Google+1  — LinkedIn1  —  Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Yunfeng Capital, an investment vehicle controlled by Alibaba founder Jack Ma …
Aug 29, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Cambricon, a Chinese AI chip developer, raises $100M Series A led by Chuangye Investment Management, with Alibaba arm, Lenovo Capital, and others participating   —  SDIC Chuangye Investment Management, a subsidiary of State Development & Investment Corp, has led a US$100 million series A round …
Aug 20, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context

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