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Money from Chinese tech firms is deciding India’s next unicorn, say venture capitalists

Capital from Chinese technology firms is deciding the winners in India’s tech start-up market, according to venture capitalists. Indian companies chosen by tech giants such as Tencent Holdings and Alibaba Group Holding have received vast amounts


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Tencent beats Amazon to launch unmanned shop, but lags other Chinese tech rivals

Tencent Holdings has opened an unmanned pop-up store in Shanghai over the weekend which drew more than 30,000 visitors in its first two days of operation, beating Amazon in launching the much-hyped retail idea and catching


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Tech companies have a leg up on airlines, experts warn

By Nyshka Chandran As more tech companies enter the transportation market, their capabilities with big data and other disruptive technologies could spell trouble for airlines. “A tech giant who extracts customer behaviour will be much better


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Tech companies have a leg up on airlines, experts warn

By Nyshka Chandran As more tech companies enter the transportation market, their capabilities with big data and other disruptive technologies could spell trouble for airlines. “A tech giant who extracts customer behaviour will be much better


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Where China’s tech giants may face the limitations of innovation

China’s biggest tech companies are emblems of national pride. When the government decides upon a priority, Tencent Holdings, Alibaba Group Holding and Baidu are often asked to help devise the technology to achieve it. The companies


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Artificial intelligence, blockchain and e-commerce – how tech is disrupting the art world

Imagine bidding on a masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci via a tap of your fingertips while lying in bed. A decade ago, this scenario would have sounded crazy to a lot of people, but there are


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Beijing’s overture to tech firms triggers a tug of war between mainland and Hong Kong bourses

The scramble by mainland China’s two stock markets to lure foreign-funded technology firms is firmly back on track, as its financial regulators revisit their plan to create a fast track mechanism for share offerings by what


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Meal delivery is shaping up to be the next battlefront for China’s tech giants 

Thomas Chen, a resident of the southern coastal city of Shenzhen, said he cannot remember the last time he left his flat to buy a takeaway meal. Like many other consumers in the densely packed Chinese


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The Post launches Abacus, a news site that focuses on telling the story of China’s tech industry

Abacus, a news brand that covers the latest trends in China’s technology industry, launched today in New York City, where the occasion was marked by the ringing of Friday’s opening bell at the New York Stock


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