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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    What SA can learn from Australia and China about a second state-owned power company

    What SA can learn from Australia and China about a second state-owned power company South Africa’s ruling party recently proposed establishing a second state-owned power company. The purpose is to offset the “grave strategic risk” of relying on Eskom, the country’s monolithic state-owned...
  2. TEXTILE GUY

    China - Taiwan Developments

    So, we have this issue sneaking into the Russo - Ukrainian thread Heres a place for those praatjies. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-59900139
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tencent games fail to make China's approval list for third time

    Tencent games fail to make China's approval list for third time China approved its third batch of new games this year, but Tencent Holdings Ltd. again failed to make the list, which traders watch to gauge Beijing’s intentions for the world’s largest mobile entertainment arena. There were no...
  4. Vorastra

    Security warning after sale of stolen Chinese data

    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-62097594
  5. TEXTILE GUY

    South Africa’s latest hot export to China? Donkeys

    https://www.citizen.co.za/news/3125495/south-africas-latest-hot-export-to-china-donkeys/
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    China gives more details on Tiangong space station satellite

    China gives more details on Tiangong space station satellite China released new details about the final stages of work on its Tiangong space station, an under-construction orbiter started after the US barred Beijing from participating in the International Space Station. The Shenzhou XIV...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    Apple factory workers overwhelm guards as anger grows over China lockdowns

    Apple factory workers overwhelm guards as anger grows over China lockdowns Hundreds of workers at a technology factory in China clashed with authorities and flooded past isolation barriers after weeks under lockdown, a stunning breakdown in the Communist Party’s efforts to contain Covid-19...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    Elon Musk's Twitter plans could struggle in Asia

    Elon Musk's Twitter plans could struggle in Asia For all the furor about which way Elon Musk might tilt U.S. political discourse after getting the keys to Twitter Inc., his biggest challenges may emerge across the Pacific. Asia, home to more than half the world’s population, is Twitter’s...
  9. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tencent shuts down game streaming service — Chinese tech stocks shaken

    Tencent shuts down game streaming service — Chinese tech stocks shaken Chinese tech stocks slid for a third day as Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s decision to shut its game streaming service further hurt sentiment in a sector already bogged down by regulatory risks. The Hang Seng Tech Index fell 2.2%...
  10. NeonNinja

    Plane Carrying 133 Crashes In China, Causes Mountain Fire

    https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/plane-carrying-133-crashes-in-china-casualties-unknown-news-agency-afp-quoting-state-media-2833818
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tencent says regulatory crackdown not reason for big tech selloff

    Tencent says regulatory crackdown not reason for big tech selloff Tencent Holdings Ltd. denied online speculation that it’s facing a major regulatory crackdown, issuing an unusually aggressive public response after fears of more tech-sector restrictions tanked markets on Monday. Zhang Jun...
  12. Jan

    China Vows 'No Mercy' in Battle Against Corruption, Big Tech

    No Mercy — China’s promise to Big Tech China vowed to curb the influence of technology companies and root out corruption tied to the “disorderly” expansion of capital, a sign that authorities may expand a regulatory crackdown that erased more than $1 trillion of market value last year.
  13. Vorastra

    Japan seeks record military spending in 2022 to counter Chinese influence

    https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/08/31/japan-defense-military-spending/2201630409308/
  14. Hanno Labuschagne

    New Chinese law limits gaming for kids to 3 hours per week

    New Chinese law limits gaming for kids to 3 hours per week Gaming stocks tumbled in China and Japan as regulators in Beijing cut back the amount of time children can play online in the world’s biggest gaming market. The Hang Seng Tech Index slid as much as 1.5%, led by shares of Bilibili Inc...
  15. Jan

    Naspers share price pounded as China cracks down on education, tech

    Naspers hammered on China crackdown The share prices of Naspers and Prosus have suffered major declines following news of a regulatory crackdown in China. Naspers’ share price declined from R295.30 per share on Friday to R248.75 on Tuesday — a decline of 15.8%. It reclaimed some of the losses...
  16. dawidmsnyders

    5 important things happening in tech today

    5 important things happening in tech today Microsoft has provided clarity on its Windows 11 minimum system requirements, saying that they are considering reducing them. Facebook reached $1 trillion in value after a court case arguing that it has monopolised social media was dismissed. Hackers...
  17. Vorastra

    Microsoft admits to signing rootkit malware in supply-chain fiasco

    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-admits-to-signing-rootkit-malware-in-supply-chain-fiasco/
  18. dawidmsnyders

    5 important things happening in tech today

    5 important things happening in tech today China’s Zhurong rover sent the first footage of its Mars landing as part of the country’s Tianwen-1 space mission. The Delta variant of the coronavirus is taking hold in Portugal, Italy, and Germany in addition to South Africa. Google is launching a...
  19. dawidmsnyders

    Bitmain halts mining-rig production to control market supply

    Bitmain halts mining-rig production to control market supply Bitmain Technologies Ltd. has suspended sales of machines for spot delivery globally, aiming to prop up local prices after crypto miners fleeing Beijing’s crackdown dumped used mining rigs on the market. The world’s biggest maker of...
  20. Prawnapple

    China State Media: Country Must Prepare for Nuclear War With U.S. After Biden Asks for COVID Probe

    Further reading: https://www.newsweek.com/china-state-media-says-country-must-prepare-nuclear-war-us-after-biden-asks-covid-probe-1596568 I guess they have nothing to hide?
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