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China Tech Daily Briefing (Sep 19)

Sep 19, 2018 by The Passage Team
China Tech Daily Briefing (Sep 19)
  1. Short video app Tencent Weishi becomes the top free download app in China Apple App Store.
  2. The Chinese group buying website Meituan Dianping to price shares at HK$69 each for its September 20 IPO.
  3. WeChat Pay HK has obtained access to the HKMA’s new Faster Payment System, online inter-bank transfer soon.
  4. I don’t feel sad at all, I’m still young and I’m going to do something different: Jack Ma on retirement.
  5. New version of Alibaba AI customer service XiaoMi launched for Taobao and Tmall customers.
  6. Security researchers at Alibaba’s Pandora Labs have been able to hack iOS 12 exposing weaknesses in the operating system.
  7. We’re not a Chinese company, we’re a global company: Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing to Western media.
  8. Tencent Holdings repurchased 125,000 shares for HK$39.5 million on Monday.
  9. Tencent mulls organizational restructuring: Tencent Cloud to either become independent or merged with other departments.
  10. NetEase denies “technical exchange” charge on logo controversy.

(Fangyu Xing is a London-based tech reporter. She focuses on emerging startups in emerging markets. She can be reached atxingf@cardiff.ac.uk)

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