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Nasa moon discovery: What does finding water on the moon actually mean?
Water has been discovered on the sunlit surface of the Moon for the first time.
Young influencers get billions of views peddling junk food to kids, study says
Young ‘influencers’ are being used to peddle unhealthy junk food to other kids via YouTube – racking up a ‘staggering’ one billion views, warns a new study.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey to warn 'eroding' Section 230 could 'collapse' Internet communication
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other leading tech executives will warn lawmakers that efforts to change a federal provision known as Section 230 could have lasting consequences for free speech on the Internet, according to a report Wednesday.
Jack Ma is making history again with the Ant IPO, and getting even more wealthy while doing it
Billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma is raising more than $34 billion in yet another record breaking IPO, further cementing his place in history as one of the world's great tech entrepreneurs.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro: incredible hardware, no Google services
Huawei has produced an amazing smartphone despite US sanctions. Its hardware is first class, and includes a camera that beats the iPhone 12’s, but the lack of Google services is a problem for some, but advantage for privacy lovers.
Hong Kong has unique role in boosting China’s fintech prowess
Hong Kong, as the gateway to China and a rising regional fintech power, has much to offer and is poised to reap the rewards, says Paul Chan, ignoring the fact that Hong Kong business model was never really a finance center, but a bureauc...
What is Jack Ma’s Ant Group and how does it make money?
In this explainer, we take a look at the growth potential of Ant’s key businesses and why the company could soon be worth more than the world’s largest bank, JPMorgan Chase.
Fake News Spread On Whatsapp To Indian Americans Plays Stealth Role In US Election
Two billion users rely on WhatsApp's free app to chat with individuals and groups of up to 256 people.
Luxury E-commerce Startup ShopWorn Enters Asia with Hong Kong Satellite
The fast-growing ecommerce destination for well-priced, guaranteed authentic luxury brands opens a Hong Kong satellite to service the Asia Pacific region.
Hong Kong’s Weaker Financial Hub Appeal is Japan’s Opportunity, Aso Says
Japan should consider setting up a special economic zone for global banking businesses now that Hong Kong is losing its appeal as a financial hub amid China’s crackdown, according to Japanese finance minister Taro Aso.
Jack Ma Wealth Surges Above Walmart Heirs’ With Record Ant IPO
Jack Ma, the former English teacher who co-founded Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. with $60,000, is poised to become the world’s 11th richest person after Ant Group Co. priced shares for a record initial public offering.
Digital yuan will not compete with WeChat Pay or Alipay
China’s digital yuan will not compete with private apps like WeChat Pay and Alipay, but it may have to contend with counterfeit digital wallets.
Amazon gets on ‘secretive’ UK government panel on post-Brexit supply rules while benefiting financially from own ‘advice’ – report
Online retail giant Amazon is ensuring a lucrative future in UK government contracts, guiding a “secretive” Cabinet Office panel on making policy on post-Brexit procurement of goods and services, a fair tax advocate has revealed.
China moves to legalise digital yuan, ban competitors with new draft law
Head of the central bank’s digital currency research institute acknowledges potential problems with digital yuan, but says these reinforce the need for central bank oversight.
Zoom Deleted Events Discussing... Zoom-Censorship
The action follows the company canceling an event at San Francisco State University where Leila Khalid was meant to give a talk.
Google was forced to remove apps from its app store after they violated children's data collection laws
Google removed the Princess Salon, Number Coloring and Cats & Cosplay apps
Microsoft quietly prepares to avoid spotlight under Biden
Microsoft senior executives have donated more to Biden during the primaries than any other large tech company
Therapy patients blackmailed for cash after clinic data breach
Many patients of a large psychotherapy clinic in Finland have been contacted individually by a blackmailer, after their data was stolen.
Research Shows Big Tech Avoided $2.8 Billion in Tax to Developing Countries
Twenty countries across Asia, Africa, and South America are missing out on as much as US$2.8 billion in tax revenue from Facebook, Apple, and Google alone, new research by the organization ActionAid revealed on Monday.
Apple supplier Foxconn looks to counter a rising Chinese competitor
Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer, is increasingly wary of Chinese competitor Luxshare, which could eat into its business with Apple.
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