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Keith Zhai

How billionaire Jack Ma fell to earth and took Ant's mega IPO with him

05 Nov 2020

SINGAPORE/HONG KONG/BEIJING They say talk is cheap. Tell that to Jack Ma.

Exclusive: China preparing an antitrust investigation into Google - sources

30 Sep 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE/SHENZHEN, China China is preparing to launch an antitrust probe into Alphabet Inc's Google, looking into allegations it has leveraged the dominance of its Android mobile operating system to stifle competition, two people familiar with the matter said.

How ByteDance's CEO balked at selling TikTok's U.S. business

15 Sep 2020

ByteDance founder and CEO Yiming Zhang's decision to drop his pursuit of a sale of TikTok's U.S. operations to Microsoft Corp in favor of a partnership with Oracle Corp was the culmination of pressure from the Beijing-based firm's investors as it searched for a deal to appease the United States and China, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

INSIGHT-How ByteDance's CEO balked at selling TikTok's U.S. business

15 Sep 2020

Sept 15 ByteDance founder and CEO Yiming Zhang's decision to drop his pursuit of a sale of TikTok's U.S. operations to Microsoft Corp in favor of a partnership with Oracle Corp was the culmination of weeks of pressure from China's government and the Beijing-based firm's investors, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-China would rather see TikTok U.S. close than a forced sale - sources

14 Sep 2020

Sept 12 Beijing opposes a forced sale of TikTok's U.S. operations by its Chinese owner ByteDance, and would prefer to see the short video app shut down in the United States, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

Exclusive: China would rather see TikTok U.S. close than a forced sale

12 Sep 2020

Beijing opposes a forced sale of TikTok's U.S. operations by its Chinese owner ByteDance, and would prefer to see the short video app shut down in the United States, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. | Video

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