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

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Named as Chairman, Succeeds John Thompson

Microsoft on Wednesday named Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella as its new chairman, in place of John Thompson. Nadella, who took over as CEO in 2014 from Steve Ballmer, has been instrumental in scaling up its business including billion-dollar acquisitions like LinkedIn, Nuance Communications, and ZeniMax. The company said Thompson, who took over as chairman … Read more