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Josh Horwitz

Alibaba extends its reach in China as coronavirus outbreak opens doors

28 May 2020

SHANGHAI Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is emerging as one of China's biggest corporate winners of the coronavirus crisis, gaining the opportunity to expand its businesses and solidify its status as a critical part of the country's socio-economic engine.

RPT-As Chinese authorities expand use of health tracking apps, privacy concerns grow

26 May 2020

SHANGHAI, May 26 China's health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country's successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology.

As Chinese authorities expand use of health tracking apps, privacy concerns grow

26 May 2020

SHANGHAI China's health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country's successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology.

U.S. strikes at a Huawei prize: chip juggernaut HiSilicon

22 May 2020

SHANGHAI The latest U.S. government action against China's Huawei takes direct aim at the company's HiSilicon chip division -- a business that in a few short years has become central to China's ambitions in semiconductor technology but will now lose access to tools that are central to its success.

Taiwan's TSMC keeps eye on China with $12 billion U.S. plant

15 May 2020

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI In a race to position itself in the latest trade battle between the United States and China, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd made it just under the wire.

All masks, no fireworks: Shanghai Disneyland in muted reopening after coronavirus closedown

11 May 2020

SHANGHAI Thousands of visitors streamed into Shanghai Disneyland on Monday for the first time in three months as the Chinese park became the first reopened by Walt Disney Co after the coronavirus pandemic brought the Magic Kingdom to a standstill. | Video

Shanghai Disneyland re-opens after three-month closure due to coronavirus

11 May 2020

SHANGHAI, May 11 Walt Disney Co reopened its Shanghai Disneyland park on Monday to a reduced number of visitors, ending a roughly three-month closure caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

China discounts, cheaper iPhone to cushion Apple from virus blow to demand

28 Apr 2020

SHANGHAI Apple Inc's discounts on the iPhone 11 in China and the release of a new low-price SE model have put the company in a better position than rivals to weather a coronavirus-related plunge in global smartphone demand.

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