Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: China

US law firm accuses China of manipulating ease of doing business rankings

US law firm accuses China of manipulating ease of doing business rankings

No irregularities were found in Indian data, the probe shows adding the country remains a preferred, reliable, and trustworthy investment destination
Taiwan Defence

Citing Chinese threat, Taiwan ramps up defence budget by $9 billion

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen intends to modernise the armed forces by making high defence spending a priority, especially as China ramps up its military pressure
U.S President Joe Biden

US Prez Biden’s plan to host Quad summit irks China, says Quad has ‘no future

The event will be attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and Japanese premier Yoshihide Suga

Amid the regulatory crackdown on tech companies, Beijing announces sweeping changes for payment app Alipay

Alipay-with more than one billion users in China and other Asian nations including India has been ordered to spin off its profitable microloan business
Vivo, Smartphone

Eyeing global expansion Vivo launches premium X70 series in China

The Vivo X70 and X70 Pro are pretty similar, with the major difference being the number of cameras on the back
U.S President Joe Biden

Amid global realignment, US Prez Biden tells cos to pump extra dollar on cybersecurity

The global tech giants based out of America have committed to invest billions of dollars to strengthen cybersecurity defences and to train skilled workers

Amid crackdown on tech firms, Chinese tech major Xiaodu closes funding at $5.1 billion valuation

Xiaodu is the developer of DuerOS, a voice assistant system based on AI that supports television, speakers and other smart home appliances
Data Privacy

China plunges into digital regulatory regime, adopts law to protect users’ personal information

The law makes provisions prohibiting the excessive collection of personal information and big data-enabled price discrimination against existing customers

With an eye on Alibaba & Tencent, China pushes through law on personal information protection

The new law that looks to tighten its control over information gathered by companies about the public is also seen as a crackdown on internet industries

China alleges 43 apps of illegally transferring user data, Tencent’s WeChat face govt ire

The move comes after the new Chinese regulatory regime overseeing a range of industries, with a particular emphasis on privacy and data came into existence
Digital Senate
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