Briefing: Amazon Web Services debuts in Hong Kong, to challenge Alibaba, Tencent

Amazon Web Services enters the Hong Kong cloud market – ZDNet What happened: Amazon Web Services (AWS) has officially…


Briefing: Head of Alibaba’s Tmall aims to double sales in 3 years

Alibaba’s Online Mall Chief Wants to Double Sales in 3 Years – Bloomberg What happened: Jiang Fan, president of…


Huawei’s new venture capital firm highlights aim to create an ecosystem

A Huawei store advertises the new Mate20 phone in Shanghai on March 22, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy……


Baidu and Bytedance continue legal spat with fresh round of lawsuits

  (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald) Tech giants Baidu and Bytedance on Friday filed lawsuits against each…


Kuaishou brings 3D cartoon characters to livestreaming with new AR feature

  Building on an augmented reality (AR)-emoji tool powered by  for users released last December, short-video app…


NetEase Kaola to open first factory store as it pushes further offline

  NetEase Kaola’s “factory store” in China’s eastern city of Hangzhou (Image credit: NetEase). E-commerce platform…


Briefing: China on track to officially ban ‘deepfakes’

China Prohibits ‘Deepfake’ AI Face Swapping Techniques – Synced What happened: The Standing Committee of the National…


Briefing: Indian court lifts ban on Bytedance’s TikTok after hearing

Indian court lifts ban on TikTok video-sharing app in victory for China’s Bytedance – South China Morning Post What…


Briefing: Alibaba’s cloud unit widens its lead in Asia over Amazon, Microsoft

Alibaba Pushes Its Cloud Unit Globally As It Trounces Amazon in Asia – Bloomberg What happened: Alibaba’s cloud…


Briefing: China’s online regulator censures Durex for naughty Heytea ads

Durex ads ‘more frightening than pornography’, China’s online watchdog says after bubble tea brand Heytea joins…