India shoots itself in the foot with app ban

By Hamsini Hariharan

While privacy and security of Chinese technology have been sources of concern for the Indian government, it was the recent border tensions that triggered Monday’s app ban. After reports of the deaths of 20 soldiers, right-wing activists called for the …

Tencent to plow $70 billion into cloud, AI over 5 years

By Wei Sheng

Chinese internet giant Tencent announced Tuesday it will invest RMB 500 billion (around $69.9 billion) into cloud computing and other technologies over the next five years.

Why it matters: While the Shenzhen-based company said the investment pl…