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Alibaba Cloud revenue reaches $1.5B for the quarter on 62% growth rate

Alibaba issued its latest earnings report yesterday, and as part of that the Chinese eCommerce giant reported that cloud revenue grew 62% to $1.5 billion U.S., crossing the RMB10 billion revenue threshold for the first time. Alibaba also announced that it had completed its migration to its own public cloud in the most recent quarter, a significant milestone because the company can point to its own operations as a reference to potential customers, a point that Daniel Zhang, Alibaba executive chai...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Cloud, Asia, Enterprise, Microsoft, China, Alibaba, Earnings, Reuters, Zhang, Synergy Research, Alibaba Cloud, Google Alibaba, Daniel Zhang Alibaba


China’s New Hong Kong Affairs Director Used to Rip Crosses From Churches

China named an official known for tearing crosses from the roofs of churches to lead the agency that oversees Hong Kong, in the biggest shakeup yet after months of unrest. Xia Baolong, 67, the vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, will replace Zhang Xiaoming as director of the Hong Kong & Macau Affairs Office, the State Council said Thursday. Zhang will become a vice director, it said. Xia is a former close aide to President Xi Jinping and served as Commun...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Macau, Communist Party, Hubei, Lo, Zhang, Zhejiang, Carrie Lam, Zhejiang Province, Luo


China's new Hong Kong chief a hardliner known for crusade against Christian churches

Xia Baolong is a long-time ally of Xi Jinping who represents a sign Beijing wants to exert more control over the cityCoronavirus latest updates A hardliner notorious for the demolition of thousands of Christian crosses on churches has been appointed the new head of China’s office in Hong Kong, a sign that Beijing aims to further tighten control over the semi-autonomous city, analysts say.Xia Baolong, an ally of president Xi Jinping, has been appointed director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs ...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Hubei, State Council, Zhang, Xia Baolong, Coronavirus outbreak, Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, Zhang Xiaoming State


These are the power players steering TikTok's rise in the US

TikTok has exploded onto the US social scene in the last year, attracting millions of teens who scour the platform for viral memes and create their own short videos. However, there is little known about the people in charge of running the platform, and the executives at the top of its owner, ByteDance, a $75 billion company based in China. TikTok has faced scrutiny about its ties to China, and how much access and influence the Chinese government has to TikTok's user data and content moderation...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Hong Kong, Microsoft, California, Youtube, Stanford, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Washington Dc, Internet Association, New York Times, Shanghai


China coronavirus cases rise again, 65 more on ship in Japan

By JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — China reported a rise in new virus cases Monday, denting optimism that disease control measures including isolating major cities might be working, while the operator of a cruise ship in Japan reported dozens of new cases. Britain declared the virus an “imminent threat” and said it would forcibly detain infected people if necessary. France tested 45 children and their parents after five British tourists contracted the virus at a ski resort. More Chinese workers and ...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Europe, Business, Japan, London, News, France, China, Singapore, Uncategorized, Global, US, Sport, World news, Ap


Favorite Films of 2019

We conclude this recap of 2019 movies with a traditional top 10 list, only a month and a half (or so) late! This marks the fourteenth year in a row that I've posted a top 10, which is a pretty respectable streak. For reference, previous top 10s are here: [2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006] I always try to find some sort of themes for the year in movies, which is a total fool's errand, but I guess I'm a fool because I enjoy trying it out. Th...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, China, America, San Francisco, Netflix, Jennifer Lopez, Santa Claus, Silicon Valley, Steven Soderbergh, Brad Pitt, Laura Dern, Quentin Tarantino, Greta Gerwig, Shakespeare


Amid coronavirus worries, Chinese consul in L.A. urges Americans to be ‘rational, objective and calm’

Amid rising worries that the swiftly spreading novel coronavirus has touched all corners of the globe –– even in Southern California –– Chinese Consul General Zhang Ping sought to temper the community’s growing fears at a media conference at the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 7. Chinese Consul General in Los Angeles Zhang Ping addresses the media about the new coronavirus during a press briefing at the Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb 07, 2020. (Photo...
Tags: News, California, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Local News, Orange County, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Zhang, Costa Mesa, Alhambra, Consulate


Thousands of Miles From Wuhan, a U.S. City Is Shaken by Coronavirus

PITTSBURGH -- In 2003, when SARS was spreading, Edward Zhang was not yet a teenager and living with his parents in Wuhan, China, largely dependent on the morning paper and the nightly news to know what was happening in the next city over.The world has changed a lot since then. Now, as the coronavirus renders his home city a ghost town, overwhelming hospitals and forcing his friends and family to don masks in their own homes, Zhang is updated constantly despite living over 7,000 miles away, in Pi...
Tags: News, China, United States, New York Times, Red Cross, Wuhan, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Hubei, Pitt, University of Pittsburgh, Zhang, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Li, Bill Peduto, Hubei Province


UC Education Abroad Program Suspends Spring 2020 Trips To China Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

DAVIS (CBS13) — The Coronavirus is changing more than just travel in China and also outside of the country. “This issue is quite serious right now back in China,” Bopan Ni, a UC Davis student, said. It’s so serious that the UC Education Abroad Program is suspending 2020 spring semester trips to China, specifically to Beijing and Shanghai. “So to control the people going to that area, I believe it’s a good decision,” Ni said. Some Chinese foreign national students at UC Davis agree with the decis...
Tags: News, China, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Beijing, Shanghai, Davis, UC Davis, Zhang, U S State Department, Ni, Shirley Zhang, Luke Lin, Coronavirus, University Of California Report Says UC


Apple has a new biggest bull on Wall Street. Here's why he thinks the company will reach a $2 trillion market value.

Apple has a new Wall Street-high price target of $400 per share from Wedbush analyst Dan Ives. Long-term iPhone sales growth from the 5G "super cycle" and continued expansion of Apple's Services business can push the tech giant to a $2 trillion valuation by the end of 2021, Ives said in a Thursday note. The company joins Microsoft, Alphabet, and Saudi Aramco as the only public companies with valuations greater than $1 trillion, and would become the first US firm to hit the $2 trillion level if...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Asia, Microsoft, China, Ipo, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Goldman Sachs, Aramco, Saudi Aramco, Zhang, Wedbush, Ives


Inside the rise of TikTok, the viral video-sharing app whose ties to China are raising concerns in the US

TikTok is a short-form video app that's become one of the most popular social platforms among teens and Generation Z. TikTok has , and is owned by a Chinese internet company called ByteDance. Here's the story of how TikTok got its start, grown into a wildly popular platform, and the problems that it's facing from US lawmakers along the way. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Follow INSIDER on TikTok. One of the most popular apps among teenagers at the moment is a short-form ...
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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra seeks Chief Financial Officer

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra seeks a dynamic, data-oriented, and business-minded leader with a strong record of financial planning, analysis, and accounting to serve as CFO. This person will be responsible for all aspects of financial and fiscal management of the NJSO and will be a strategic partner to the President & CEO, providing research and analysis to guide business decisions. COMPANY DESCRIPTION As an integral part of the musical landscape in the country’s most vibrant cu...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, New Jersey, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Core, Zhang, Finance Committee, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, NJSO, ECE, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Xian Zhang, Finance Department, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra NJSO


China Roundup: WeChat’s new focus on monetization

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. At the beginning of each year, a large crowd of developers, content creators and digitally-savvy business owners gather in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou for the WeChat conference, the messaging giant’s premier annual gathering. The event is meant to give clues to WeChat’s future and the rare occasion where its secret...
Tags: TC, China, Tech, E-commerce, Beijing, Alibaba, Tencent, WeChat, Kings, Nintendo, League Of Legends, Supercell, Shenzhen, Taobao, Lightspeed, Epic Games


4 Chinese Nationals Have Now Been Arrested For Taking Photos at Florida Navy Base

(KEY WEST, Fla.) — Two more Chinese nationals have been arrested for illegally taking photographs at a Florida Navy base, court records show. The arrests over the weekend of Yuhao Wang and Jielun Zhang bring to four the number of Chinese people charged recently with snapping pictures at the Naval Air Station in Key West, Florida. An FBI affidavit says Wang and Zhang drove up to an air station annex entrance and were told by a security officer they could not enter the property without milita...
Tags: Florida, News, China, Uncategorized, Fbi, Key West, Zhang, Wang, Florida Keys, Key West Florida, Liao, Naval Air Station, Onetime, Zhao Qianli, Florida Navy, Florida Navy Base


Chinese doctor who claimed first genetically edited baby is jailed for three years and handed heavy fine

A Chinese scientist who set off an ethical debate with claims that he had made the world's first genetically edited babies was sentenced Monday to three years in prison because of his research, state media said. He Jiankui, who was convicted of practicing medicine without a license, was also fined 3 million yuan ($430,000) by a court in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, China's official Xinhua News Agency said. Two other researchers involved in the project received lesser sentences ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Ap, Associated Press, Shenzhen, Afp, Xinhua, Zhang, Guangdong province, Xinhua News Agency, Shenzhen China, Qin, He Jiankui, Qin Jinzhou, Human Genome Editing, Zhang Renli


ByteDance Weighs TikTok Stake Sale Over U.S. Concerns

(Bloomberg) -- China’s ByteDance Inc. created one of the country’s rare global hits with the addictive video app TikTok. Now the U.S. government is threatening that success as officials in Washington warn the service presents a security threat.The Beijing-based company, led by Chief Executive Officer Yiming Zhang, is weighing a range of options to address those concerns, according to people familiar with the matter. Advisors are pitching everything from an aggressive legal defense and operationa...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, New York, News, Washington, Senate, China, Singapore, US, Beijing, United States, Arkansas, Shanghai, Marco Rubio


This Chinese super-app is Apple's biggest threat in China and could be a blueprint for Facebook's future. Here's what it's like to use WeChat, which helps a billion users order food and hail rides.

WeChat has become an integrated part of life in China: you use it to message your friends, buy your groceries, hail a ride, and even book a doctor's appointment. It's basically impossible to exist in China without it.  The Chinese app started off as a simple smartphone messaging app in 2011, less than a year after WhatsApp was founded. But it grew explosively as it expanded into a kind of super-app that takes the place of Uber, GrubHub, Venmo, Craigslist, and a whole bunch of other services. T...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, Instagram, China, US, Trends, Snapchat, Xi Jinping, Tencent, WeChat, Silicon Valley, University Of Virginia, Wall Street Journal


Yet another Chinese woman arrested for trespassing at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Well, this is weird. Yet another woman from China was arrested on Wednesday and charged with trespassing on the property of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, the Palm Beach Police said. This is the second time in 2019 a Chinese national been arrested for unauthorized entry on the premises of Trump's Florida resort and residence. From CNN: Lu Jing, 56, allegedly trespassed on the Palm Beach resort and was asked to leave by security, Palm Beach Police spokesman Michael Ogrodnick sai...
Tags: Post, Florida, News, China, World news, US news, Cnn, Chinese, Shanghai, Donald Trump, Spies, Trump, Zhang, Palm Beach, Lu, Palm Beach Police Department


Another Chinese National Arrested for Illegally Entering President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Chinese national trespassed at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club Wednesday and was arrested when she refused to leave, police said, the second time this year a woman from that country has been charged with illicitly entering the Florida resort. Jing Lu, 56, was confronted by the private club’s security officers and told to leave, but she returned to take photos, Palm Beach police spokesman Michael Ogrodnick said in an email. Palm Beach officers were called...
Tags: Florida, Crime, News, China, Uncategorized, Shanghai, Secret Service, Michigan, Donald Trump, Trump, Atlantic Ocean, University Of Wisconsin, Melania Trump, Palm Beach County, Zhang, Palm Beach


U.S. Says ‘Premature’ to Lift Key Sanctions Against North Korea

(UNITED NATIONS) — The United States said Tuesday that it opposes a draft resolution proposed by China and Russia that would terminate U.N. sanctions on key North Korean exports, calling the measure “premature” at a time when Pyongyang is threatening to conduct “an escalated provocation” and is refusing to meet with U.S. officials to discuss denuclearization. The U.S. State Department said President Donald Trump “remains committed to making progress toward commitments” he made with North ...
Tags: Japan, News, Washington, North Korea, China, Russia, Singapore, Uncategorized, United States, Kim Jong Un, United Nations, Associated Press, State Department, Kim, Donald Trump, Pyongyang


U.S. Rejects Relief for North Korea as Trump Warns Against Tests

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. moved to head off a call by China and Russia to ease sanctions on North Korea despite threats of further provocations, with President Donald Trump saying he would “take care of” any threats the regime had in the works.A new UN Security Council proposal by China and Russia to lessen the economic embargo on North Korea is getting pushback in Washington. The proposal by North Korea’s historic allies said the changes were warranted because Kim Jong Un’s regime had complied wi...
Tags: South Korea, New York, News, Washington, North Korea, White House, China, Russia, Bloomberg, Beijing, United States, Moon, Kim Jong Un, United Nations, Un, UN Security Council


'What you hear about Chinese people in France feeling scared – it’s true'

People of Chinese descent have long faced prejudice and violence in France. But today a new generation is staking out its rightful place in society. By Tash AwOn 7 August 2016, Zhang Chaolin, a 49-year-old tailor, was savagely beaten by a group of youths in Aubervilliers, a deprived suburb on the northern outskirts of Paris – the latest in a string of violent aggressions against ethnic Chinese. Like the other victims, he had been targeted because of the widely held belief that members of the Chi...
Tags: Europe, France, China, Race, World news, Asia Pacific, Migration, Paris, Zhang, Liu, Aubervilliers, Tash, Liu Shaoyo, Zhang Chaolin


Coming out of the shadows: what it means to be French and Chinese

People of Chinese descent have long faced prejudice and violence in France. But today a new generation is staking out its rightful place in society. By Tash AwOn 7 August 2016, Zhang Chaolin, a 49-year-old tailor, was savagely beaten by a group of youths in Aubervilliers, a deprived suburb on the northern outskirts of Paris – the latest in a string of violent aggressions against ethnic Chinese. Like the other victims, he had been targeted because of the widely held belief that members of the Chi...
Tags: Europe, France, China, Race, World news, Asia Pacific, Migration, Paris, Zhang, Liu, Aubervilliers, Tash, Liu Shaoyo, Zhang Chaolin


Chinese woman facing prison over Mar-a-Lago trespass

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese businesswoman convicted of trespassing at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and lying to federal agents is set to be sentenced. Prosecutors want Yujing Zhang to receive 18 months imprisonment when sentenced Monday by Judge Roy Altman. Acting as her own attorney, Zhang has not filed a proposed sentence. […]
Tags: News, Nation, Donald Trump, Zhang, Fort Lauderdale Fla, Yujing Zhang, Roy Altman


Artificial intelligence could be one of the most valuable tools mankind has built — here’s one small but meaningful way it could help us save the planet

Only a small fraction of the garbage the world produces each year gets recycled — about 16% — and that number has gotten even smaller in the past year. About one-fourth of items that are put in recycling bins can't be recycled at all, including greasy pizza boxes. Recycling takes up so much resources to sort and process, US cities resort to burning or trashing recyclable items to save money. Artificial intelligence companies are enlisting robots to make recycling sustainable, by sorting through...
Tags: China, US, Trends, Shanghai, UC Berkeley, Max, Neill, Zhang, MacArthur Foundation, HOROWITZ, Sequoia Capital China, AMP Robotics, Matanya Horowitz, Kate O Neill, Horotwiz, Zhaoju Zhang


Most plastic is not getting recycled, and AI robots could be a solution

Only a small fraction of the garbage the world produces each year gets recycled — about 16% — and that number has gotten even smaller in the past year. About one-fourth of items that are put in recycling bins can't be recycled at all, including greasy pizza boxes. Recycling takes up so much resources to sort and process, US cities resort to burning or trashing recyclable items to save money. Artificial intelligence companies are enlisting robots to make recycling sustainable, by sorting through...
Tags: China, US, Trends, Shanghai, UC Berkeley, Max, Neill, Zhang, MacArthur Foundation, HOROWITZ, Sequoia Capital China, AMP Robotics, Matanya Horowitz, Kate O Neill, Horotwiz, Zhaoju Zhang


One of these 16 finalists will become Business Insider's 2019 Car of the Year

For the past five years, Business Insider has selected 15 finalists for its Car of the Year competition. For 2019 we added a 16th. The cars are chosen from the more than five dozen we road-tested during the year. The vehicles include family SUVs and sedans as well as supercars and electric vehicles. Brands represented this year are Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Ford, Honda, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Porsche, RAM, Subaru, and Toyota. One of the 16 finalists will be named Business Inside...
Tags: Facebook, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Austria, Porsche, Ford, New Jersey, Paris, Manhattan, Jaguar, Toyota, Bmw


Pop Culture Imports: ‘District 9,’ ‘Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy,’ ‘One Child Nation,’ And More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) From the harrowing, to the hopeful, the plain old awesome, this week’s Pop Culture Imports will have you covered on all the bases. The best foreign movies and TV streaming now include Neill Blomkamp’s modern sci-fi classic District 9, the harrowing one-child policy documentary One Child Nation, an unexpectedly awesome Ip Man spin-off, a lovely slice-of-life Japanese anthology series, and...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Movies, China, Netflix, South Africa, Tokyo, Kim, Neill Blomkamp, Imf, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang, Wang, Donnie Yen, Yuen Woo, Kim Go eun


Baby Shortage Prompts China’s Unwed Mothers to Fight for Change

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next.For generations, a Chinese woman who gave birth out of wedlock was shunned by society and discriminated against by authorities. Now, as the Communist Party seeks to boost a slowing birthrate, that is starting to change.Yue Li, based in the southern port city of Guangzhou, thought she would face a range of obstacles in getting her son legal documents after she gave birth last year fo...
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Shanghai, Ellen, Guangdong, Communist Party, Bloomberg News, Guangzhou, Zhang, Huang, Jilin, NPC, National People 's Congress China, Bloomberg Sign, Huizhou


China Loves News About Trump's Controversies. Not This Time.

BEIJING -- Since a trade war broke out with the United States, China's state-run media has not held back from commenting on the swirl of political controversies around President Donald Trump. At least, not until now.After Trump openly urged China on Thursday to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, Chinese news media and officials were strikingly muted.While news of Trump's request has seeped onto the Chinese internet, official media have been silent so fa...
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, News, Congress, Washington, China, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, New York Times, Biden, Donald Trump, Huawei