Qihoo speculates that the hackers, dubbed DarkHotel, may have been attempting to get information relating to the Covid-19 outbreak in China.
The outbreak has led to a surge in illicit cyber activity, with hackers targeting individuals, companies, and governments.
As Beijing grapples with a Covid-19 outbreak, city authorities are using location-based telecoms data to track visitors to Xinfadi market.
Workforce shortages for Foxconn, China’s biggest private-sector employer, as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak will crimp revenue in the first quarter.
Baidu has unveiled a Covid-19 self-diagnosis platform aimed to help users assess risk levels and “reduce psychological panic” around the epidemic.
Despite beating market expectations for the December quarter, Alibaba shares dropped 2% on Thursday on near-term risks brought by the Covid-19 outbreak.
Meituan Dianping reported strong fourth quarter revenue, exceeding analyst consensus expectations, and booked profits for a third consecutive quarter but warned that adverse effects from the Covid-19 outbreak could last the entire year. Why it matters: Impact to the Chinese local services super app from the Covid-19 outbreak will be “significant” because of the heavily offline nature […]
Meituan Dianping reported first quarter losses that were smaller than expected, with its core food delivery business showing signs of rapid recovery.
China may rely on AI to fight future diseases, said a Covid hero. This one, he said, it beat with “traditional wisdom and solid urban management.”
Alibaba is investing further into its cloud infrastructure to meet demand for digital services, which has boomed following the Covid-19 outbreak.