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China authorizes controversial Hong Kong nationwide security law

CLOSE FRANCE 24’s international affairs editor Robert Parsons says controversial security laws passed by China’s parliament on Tuesday are designed to bring Hong Kong to heel, with strong international reaction unlikely to stop China pushing ahead with the measures. Video ElephantHONG KONG – China approved a contentious national security law that will allow authorities to…

China Roundup: Huawei targets cars, ByteDance enters Tencent’s backyard

China Roundup: Huawei targets cars, ByteDance enters Tencent’s backyard

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 the rest of the world. This week, we have several heavy-hitting rumors swirling around, from Huawei’s chips for cars to Tencent’s potential buyout of its video rival iQiyi. China tech…

VESoft raises $8M to meet China’s growing need for graph databases

VESoft raises $8M to meet China’s growing need for graph databases

Sherman Ye founded VESoft in 2018 when he saw a growing demand for graph databases in China. Its predecessors, like Neo4j and TigerGraph, had already been growing aggressively in the West for a few years, while China was just getting to know the technology that leverages graph structures to store data sets and depict their…