The US state department has submitted a proposal for the Trump administration to add China’s Ant Group to a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Huawei Technologies, already getting squeezed out of Europe’s vast market for the next generation of telecommunications equipment, is under siege in another fast-growing business: cloud computing.
Just as the Chinese duo of Jack Ma and Pony Ma have carved up major chunks of their country’s Internet businesses, the battle for control of 1.3 billion Indians’ data could become a two-horse race.
India has banned another set of 118 apps from China’s technology giants, including Tencent’s wildly popular game PUBG Mobile Lite and online payments platform Alipay, as tensions escalated between the countries.
The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge “untrusted” Chinese apps from US digital networks and called TikTok and WeChat “significant threats”.
Zhang Yiming is the little-known Chinese entrepreneur who built TikTok into one of the most promising franchises on the Internet. Now the brainy, combative founder is under pressure to save the business.
A $20-billion fund-raising spree may take India’s Reliance closer to its dream of becoming a digital giant, further threatening the plans of US companies such as Amazon.com, Walmart and Zoom.
China over the past decade built an alternate online reality where Google and Facebook barely exist. Now its own largest tech corporations are getting a taste of what a shutout feels like.
The US senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that could lead to Chinese companies such as Alibaba Group and Baidu being barred from listing on US stock exchanges.