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Grindr sold by Chinese owner after US raised national security concerns

March 6, 2020 0

Chinese gaming giant Beijing Kunlun has agreed to sell popular gay dating app Grindr for about $608 million, ending a tumultuous four years under Chinese

China Roundup: Apple closes a 4-year-old App Store loophole

March 2, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in

China Roundup: WeChat’s new focus on monetization

January 13, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in

China nears completion of its GPS competitor, increasing the potential for Internet balkanization

December 29, 2019 0

On Friday, China announced that it would complete its competitor to the U.S.-operated global positioning system network by the first half of next year, increasing

China Roundup: Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream

November 24, 2019 0

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China Roundup: facial recognition lawsuit and cashless payments for foreigners

November 11, 2019 0

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in

China Roundup: TikTok stumbles in the US and Huawei shipments continue to surge

November 3, 2019 0

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in

China’s growing digital influence in Africa

October 1, 2019 0

There’s been a heap of China in Africa coverage over the last decade, but very little of it is focused on tech. In part, because

Sources say China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims

September 1, 2019 0

A number of malicious websites used to hack into iPhones over a two-year period were targeting Uyghur Muslims, TechCrunch has learned. Sources familiar with the

Didi Chuxing to launch self-driving rides in Shanghai and expand them beyond China by 2021

August 30, 2019 0

Didi Chuxing will begin picking up ride-hailing passengers with self-driving cars in Shanghai in just a few months, according to company CTO Zhang Bo (via

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