Last week, UK-based semiconductor design company Arm announced plans for the next generation of chips. The v9 architecture comes ten years after the release of v8, which is currently the standard used for mobile phone central processing units (CPUs) and many other processors.There are some...

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. This week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey went back to Congress, the first hearing with Big Tech executives since the January 6 insurrection led by white...

China’s market regulator introduced on Monday a set of e-commerce laws pertaining to more recent developments in the sector, including livestreamed sales, user data privacy, and forced exclusivity.Why it matters: The new rules addressing newer innovations in China’s massive e-commerce...

China on Sunday put into effect new antitrust guidelines targeting internet platforms, subjecting the country’s tech industry to tougher rules on competition.Why it matters: The guidelines formalize earlier draft rules announced by China’s State Administration for Market Regulation...

Beijing has imposed a RMB 3 million fine on the operator of Chinese flash sale online retailer Vipshop.com for unfair competition.Why it matters: Coupled with a RMB 500,000 penalty for irregular pricing dealt out in December, regulation pressure is rising as Tencent-backed Vipshop’s share...

Douyin, ByteDance’s Chinese version of TikTok, said on Tuesday it had sued Chinese social media giant Tencent for monopolistic behavior including blocking Douyin’s content on its WeChat and QQ instant-messaging apps.Why it matters: The legal move comes as China tightens antitrust...

Xiaomi isn’t wasting time disputing the US’ decision to put it on a list of Chinese military-backed companies and ban American investments. Reuters reports the Chinese phone giant has filed a legal complaint against the US Defense and Treasury...