James and Elliott review the winners and losers of 2020, what they got right and what they got wrong, as well as the lessons they learned.
Ant Group employees can use the Alipay app for digital yuan transactions in select locations, including the Lujiazui district in Shanghai.
Adobe ended support for its notoriously virus-prone web standard on Jan. 12 and Flash was little missed—except in the Chinese government.
US-China tensions led Chinese institutional investors to look to cryptocurrencies as a safe haven—and a Bitcoin bull market didn’t hurt.
The US Department of Commerce has told Huawei suppliers that it intents to deny “a significant number of license requests” to Huawei.
996 is still a problem in China’s tech industry. It’s brutal to employees, and it’s questionable whether overtime work pays off even for companies.
The South China Morning Post reports that many Huawei phone owners use them to play video games:
Huawei accounts for 43 per cent of the domestic smartphone market and many of its users are also fans of Tencent games such as Honour of Kings.
PayPal is the first foreign firm to fully own a licensed payment operator in China, as regulators seek to liberalize the finance sector.
According to a newly financial report, TechNode’s China operations are 10% more brillig year on year, while its Carrol slithiness index decreased 17%.
The Covid-19 pandemic is exacerbating the technology gap for seniors, including requiring digital health codes to enter public spaces.