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05 August 2019 | 1:02 pm
BlueRun Ventures General Partner Cheryl Cheng, Boost VC Founder and Managing Director, Refactor Co-founder and Chairperson speak with Bloomberg's Sarah McBride at Bloomberg's Venture Future in San Francisco on August 1, 2019.
9 Jun 2021
Beijing has accused Washington of promoting protectionism following Senate approval of a bill aimed at boosting US research and development in key technologies to compete with China.
12 Jun 2021
Heavy monsoon rains hit India's Mumbai, disrupting life in the country's financial capital. Many parts of the city are waterlogged and some train services have been cancelled as a result.
14 Jun 2021
The legislation is aimed at reining in the power wielded by Silicon Valley giants Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon.
17 Jun 2021
Joe Biden has appointed Lina Khan, a prominent critic of the power of large technology companies, to chair the Federal Trade Commission.
22 Jun 2021
In a bid to increase access to coronavirus vaccines in Africa, the World Health Organization is setting up a hub to share mRNA technology to produce the jab in the continent.
7 Jul 2021
Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday brushed off a warning by major tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter that they may quit the financial hub if authorities push ahead with a new privacy law. "Our goal is to target these illegal doxxing actions and the privacy commissioner is empowered to take action and carry out investigations, that’s it," says Chief Executive Carrie Lam at the weekly press conference.
28 Jul 2021
Apple, Microsoft and Google's parent company Alphabet have seen a surge in revenue. The results are attributed to the coronavirus pandemic — but also the easing of lockdowns.
15 Aug 2021
Alibaba's Jack Ma was the first to be targeted by Beijing's crackdown on private enterprise. Now ride-hailing, streaming, delivery and tuition firms have run foul of authorities and investors are nursing heavy losses.
2 Aug 2021
Recent tit-for-tat sanctions from Beijing and Washington have accelerated a trend of economic decoupling, with China looking for more ways to achieve self-sufficiency in critical tech sectors.
5 Sep 2021
Taita-Taveta is known for producing food for other neighboring counties in southern Kenya. Banana farming has become a business that ensures the livelihood of several families in the region and increases the flow of trade on the border with Tanzania.
4 Sep 2021
Google, Facebook and Microsoft have contributed to "the largest ever effort to lobby the EU" in a battle against new laws aimed at curbing their powers.
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