Tencent, Alibaba office apps find fans in virus-affected schools
Tencent and Alibaba have in past years steadily built out their office apps as part of an overall effort to keep users locked into their respective online spheres -- but they’ve always been deemed as a sort of sideline to their main retail and media empires.
End of an era for Alibaba as China's corporate icon Jack Ma retires at 55
Ma was a cash-strapped entrepreneur when someone showed him the int...
Tencent’s set for fastest growth since 2018 after virus outbreak
Tencent’s stock began climbing in February after the outbreak exposed the di...
Baidu predicts slide in revenue due to coronavirus
From Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the world’s largest corporations have either scaled back on projections or warned of a hit to their operations from Covid-19.
Backed by SoftBank, Herman Narula’s Improbable is struggling to revolutionize gaming industry
Improbable has set up studios and bought Midwinter Entertainment, a Washington state-based SpatialOS developer, in September. No games are ready for commercial release, though Midwinter has been play-testing one title, called Scavengers, where opposing players must decide whether to join forces to defeat monsters and survive in the wilderness.
Mark Zuckerberg loses $16.8 billion in a snap as Facebook plunges
His fortune tumbled as shares of Facebook slid 20% in post-market trading on disappointing results.
CEO's death stirs debate as China's techies face 9-to-9 workday
Zhang Rui, founder and chief executive officer of the startup Chunyu Doctor, died from a heart attack on Oct. 5.
Marvel to create first-ever Chinese superhero comic book!
Movies based on Marvel comics have earned over $1.18 billion in China so far.
Nikkei ends at 26-year high as oil, securities shares shine
Thursday's gain was the Nikkei's biggest for one day since Nov. 10, 2016.
Bezos falls to No. 3 after selloff saps $43 billion from richest
The rout in US stocks, the worst since May, lopped $2 billion from Bezos’s fortune.
Mobvista to invest $100 million in India by 2018
Mobile advertising platform Mobvista today said it will invest $100 million (about Rs 665 crore) over the next three years to expand its India operations.
What I Read This Week: Do you really need to buy a home & America’s next black hole
Many regions have seen real estate prices have come down over the last couple of years.
Ten Chinese websites' alliance to fight piracy of Oly videos
The official Internet broadcast partner of Olympics on Tuesday signed an anti-piracy agreement with nine other Chinese websites to adopt proper technologies for preventing illegal links.
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