China’s tech platforms become propaganda tools in Putin’s war

Linda D. Garrow

The Ukraine invasion is casting an unflattering light on the role of China’s private technology groups, including Tencent, Sina Weibo and ByteDance, in disseminating official misinformation, posing difficult compliance issues for the companies’ foreign investors. The internet platforms of tech giants in China are promoting content backing Russian president Vladimir […]

IDC on China’s semiconductor tech ambitions

Linda D. Garrow

Even as China spends billions to build up its domestic semiconductor sector, it is still some time away from achieving the capabilities needed to produce cutting edge chips, an analyst said on Wednesday. Semiconductors are used in everything, from smartphones and computers to cars as well as home appliances. “I […]