Western tech companies protect their castles; Chinese firms play guerrilla warfare.
Cheetah Mobile reported Q4 revenue down by more than half after being cut off from major mobile platforms. The real question is why it didn’t happen before.
According to The Intercept, leaked internal documents from the Silicon Valley search giant revealed that the project – code-named Dragonfly – has been underway since spring of last year, and accelerated following a December 2017 meeting between Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai and a top Chinese government official.
Matt and John talk about Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, and its influence from Q Coin, the virtual currency that put Tencent on the map.
WeChat is joining with industry peers to launch the COVID-19 Global Hackathon to build software solutions, submission ends on March 30, 2020.
This is the second WeChat bug in two weeks in Tencent’s social media app.
Some believe that Libra is Facebook’s attempt to follow Tencent’s successful foray into mobile wallets as a social media company.
Tencent’s expanding investment portfolio is said to be double the size of Chinese rival Alibaba’s.
China’s professional networking market is dominated by domestic companies.