A swathe of the world is adopting China’s vision for a tightly controlled Internet over the unfettered American approach, a stunning ideological coup for Beijing that would have been unthinkable less than a decade ago.
TikTok has become one of the most downloaded mobile apps for Apple and Android devices, unseating the likes of YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat.
Apple won’t be placing a giant booth at the big CES tech trade show starting on Sunday in Las Vegas, but its recent sales warning – and the country it blamed for the shortfall – will undoubtedly be the talk of the show.
Uber Technologies has joined rival Lyft in filing for an initial public offering, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Each year, millions of people are left frustrated when their favourite e-commerce websites let them down. Yet there is no way for retailers to completely prevent system failures.
The Chinese Communist Party’s vision of a Web where governments pull the strings could wind up the model for the next billion users.
Ever since Chinese President Xi Jinping marked the opening of the first World Internet Conference in 2014, it was meant to usher in a new era of digital openness and project China as a champion of global cyber governance. Those promises are now starting to lie fallow.