China Ends Gaming Approval Freeze, Grants First Licences Since July 2021

China’s gaming regulator on Monday granted publishing licenses to 45 games belonging to the likes of Baidu and XD’s Party Star, ending a nine-month long freeze that has dealt a blow to many of the country’s tech giants. The National Press and Public Administration published the list on its website. Reuters reported that China had … Read more

Yahoo, LinkedIn, Fortnite: Why Are Foreign Tech Firms Pulling Out of China?

Yahoo is leaving the China market, suspending its services there as of Monday amid what it says is an “increasingly challenging” business and legal environment. Foreign technology firms have been pulling out or downsizing their operations in mainland China as a strict data privacy law specifying how companies collect and store data takes effect. Such … Read more

Yahoo, LinkedIn, Fortnite: Why Are Foreign Tech Firms Pulling Out of China?

Yahoo is leaving the China market, suspending its services there as of Monday amid what it says is an “increasingly challenging” business and legal environment. Foreign technology firms have been pulling out or downsizing their operations in mainland China as a strict data privacy law specifying how companies collect and store data takes effect. Such … Read more