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Twitch is now blocked in China

  Twitch is now blocked in China. The major game streaming site is largely no longer accessible and its app has been removed from Apple’s...

China’s top search engine sues comedian over online joke

  The comedian, who posts under a pseudonym, said that Baidu (BIDU) is claiming that he defamed Robin Li, its founder and chief executive, and...

China has 802 million internet users. That’s 802 MILLION

  China now has as many internet users as the populations of the United States, Indonesia and Brazil combined. 802 million people in China use the...

China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars

  Robots that can diagnose diseases, play badminton and wow audiences with their musical skills are among the machines China hopes could revolutionise its economy,...

Google’s ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company

On Thursday afternoon, a critical meeting at Google was derailed by a handful of tweets. Employees who had been pressing top executives for answers...

China blocks a super-popular video game, and Tencent shares drop

  Tencent shares in Hong Kong fell more than 3 percent on Tuesday morning after Chinese regulators stopped the tech giant from selling a blockbuster...

Why Google might return to China, even if it means censorship

  This week, reports surfaced that Google is working on a search app and a news app that will be censored to comply with Chinese...

Facebook opens a subsidiary in China, a breakthrough for the banned social media platform

  After years of being banned, Facebook will now be allowed in China — sort of. The company has obtained a license to open an...

Apple iCloud data in China now stored by state-owned company

  A state-owned telecommunications company in China now stores the iCloud data for Apple’s China-based users. This is really bad news for dissidents and critics...

China counts on AI to find a cure for its ailing health care system

  With more than 2,000 different skin diseases, it is impossible for non-specialists to know about all of them. That was the problem facing Shi...