Yimian Wu




Macau Cryptocurrency Warning After Reported Gangster Connection

The Monetary Authority of Macau has issued a notice warning about cryptocurrency risks after U.S. media reported that Macau Dragon Group, a cryptocurrency company associated with a reputed gangster, has a business relationship with Cambridge Analytica, the British data firm that leaked personal information of more than 87 million Facebook users.

China Calls For Semiconductor Self Reliance Amid ZTE Import Ban

The U.S. ban on companies selling equipment to Chinese telecom company ZTE Corp set off a flurry of protests in China’s state-backed media today, with calls from both editors and business leaders for China to accelerate its ongoing campaign to gain independence in key technology, especially semiconductors.

China’s $20B News Leader Toutiao Under Siege By Government and Rivals

Watching a stern Mark Zuckerberg testify before the U.S. Congress is a reminder how China’s tech companies, despite differences in economic structure and technological sophistication, follow similar trajectories with their American counterparts. Toutiao, China’s biggest personalized news app with a US$20 billion valuation, is experiencing a similar crisis these days as government and competitors attack its core business model.