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Apple's big trouble in not-so-little China - culls 30,000 apps from its Middle Kingdom App Store in legal crackdown

4 hours ago   |   The Register

Game developers face local license law that could 'devastate' iOS revenues Apple removed over 30,000 apps from its iOS App Store in China on August 1st, according to...
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TikTok ponders HQ in London after Donald Trump's hostility

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Video app's owner ByteDance already has 800 of its European workforce in UK and Ireland The Chinese firm behind the TikTok video app is weighing up plans to open a headquarters...
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The US already fought a cold war with China - it went very badly

The US already fought a cold war with China - it went very badly

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US officials and policymakers have embraced a "new Cold War" framing of competition with China. But the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union also featured competition...
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HSBC is biggest loser in never-ending US-China global power play | Larry Elliot

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Europe's biggest bank is being buffeted by the pandemic and crossfire between Beijing and Washington In most respects HSBC is no different from any other bank. Plunging...
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Tesla competitor Nio surges 13% after reporting July deliveries skyrocketed

Tesla competitor Nio surges 13% after reporting July deliveries skyrocketed

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Nio reported Monday that it delivered 3,533 vehicles in July, a 322% increase from the same month last year. Shares surged as much as 13% in intraday trading Monday. The solid...
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Critics in China reportedly called ByteDance CEO Zhang Yiming an 'American apologist' as talk of Microsoft's potential TikTok acquisition picks up steam

Critics in China reportedly called ByteDance CEO Zhang Yiming an 'American apologist' as talk of Microsoft's potential TikTok acquisition picks up steam

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

People on a Chinese microblogging site called ByteDance CEO Zhang Yiming a traitor, a coward, and an American apologist after the company confirmed it is the possibility of...
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ByteDance is looking outside of the US for its new TikTok headquarters

ByteDance is looking outside of the US for its new TikTok headquarters

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The viral video-sharing app TikTok is currently facing a potential ban in the US over national-security risks due to its ties to China through its parent company, ByteDance. To...
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France halts approval of extradition treaty with Hong Kong

6 hours ago   |   Politico

France has decided to halt the ratification of an extradition agreement with Hong Kong amid increased tensions between European countries and China. The decision comes after...
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Americans are planting mystery seeds the government has warned against

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

At least four people who were unaware of government warnings planted seeds that arrived in mail Americans have been planting mystery seeds which appeared to be sent from China...
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Announcement on Issues Related to Preferential Policies of Corporate Income Tax in Hainan Free Trade Port

Announcement on Issues Related to Preferential Policies of Corporate Income Tax in Hainan Free Trade Port

6 hours ago   |   Sanya

On July 31, the Hainan Taxation Bureau of State Administration of Taxation issued an announcement to clarify the relevant provisions of preferential policies on corporate...
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Spain's former king Juan Carlos has told his son, King Felipe, that he decided to leave Spain, the royal house said in a statement on Monday. Read more ...

Google Opens Pre-Orders for $349 Pixel 4a, Teases Pixel 5

Google Opens Pre-Orders for $349 Pixel 4a, Teases Pixel 5

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Agony for singer Will Young as his twin brother Rupert dies aged 41

Agony for singer Will Young as his twin brother Rupert dies aged 41

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Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies

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Second Covid-19 wave could be twice as big as Test and Trace 'not good enough'

Second Covid-19 wave could be twice as big as Test and Trace 'not good enough'

The system is said to be reaching only around 50% of contacts and a spike will hit in December without urgent improvement, but scientists say it needs to reach 68% of contacts... Read more ...

Former England coach Stuart Lancaster in frame for coaching role with the...

Former England coach Stuart Lancaster in frame for coaching role with the Lions next summer

Stuart Lancaster could be set for a Lions coaching role next summer on the South Africa tour after Warren Gatland revealed he had sounded out the former England boss already. Read more ...

Russian hackers accused of stealing UK-US trade documents from Liam Fox emails

Russian hackers accused of stealing UK-US trade documents from Liam Fox emails

Russian actors reportedly accessed ex-Cabinet Minister Liam Fox's email account to steal documents on trade talks with the US Read more ...

Harlequins aim to send club legend Chris Robshaw to States with Premiership...

Harlequins aim to send club legend Chris Robshaw to States with Premiership medal and Twickers leaving do

HARLEQUINS are planning to hold Chris Robshaw's leaving party at Twickenham - before sending him off to America with a Premiership medal in his bag. Quins haven't won the title... Read more ...

Rochelle Humes sobs as she recalls 'trying to scrub skin off' after racist abuse

Rochelle Humes sobs as she recalls 'trying to scrub skin off' after racist abuse

Rochelle shed tears as she sat next to her husband Marvin in a preview clip for Channel 4's documentary on race, The Talk Read more ...

Will Young heartbroken as his twin brother Rupert dies aged 41

Will Young heartbroken as his twin brother Rupert dies aged 41

Will Young's twin brother Rupert has sadly died Will Young is said to be heartbroken following the tragic death of his twin brother Rupert. A rep for Evergreen singer Will... Read more ...