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‘Real tension’ between privacy and safety: Adam Mosseri, chief executive officer of Instagram. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, has laid out his long-term vision to ramp up retail and tap the desire of the photo app’s 1 billion users to indu(...)

 Alibaba:  The Tmall Genie Auto smart speaker will allow drivers to use voice commands. Photograph: iStock

China’s Alibaba Group on Tuesday said its voice-controlled assistant will feature in local vehicles from Audi, Renault and Honda, as the tech giant ex(...)

Aldi has become the latest overseas supermarket operator to open stores in China but the German company faces a battle to win over customers in a fragmented market in which foreign operators have traditionally struggled

Aldi has become the latest overseas supermarket operator to open stores in China but the German company faces a battle to win over customers in a frag(...)

Xu Li, chief executive of SenseTime Group, is identified by the company’s facial recognition system. Photograph: Gilles Sabrie/Bloomberg via Getty

Microsoft has quietly pulled from the internet its database of 10 million faces, which has been used to train facial recognition systems around the wo(...)

Nest users on Twitter  revealed homeowners couldn’t unlock a property for guests, or turn on air conditioning. Also down were G Suite services, such as Google calendars, docs, and Gmail. YouTube, Instagram and other services were also cut. Photograph: Getty Images (

What a wacky week it has been in the wonderful world of the internet of things. On Sunday, people all over the United States, as well as parts of Euro(...)

Alibaba, which in 2014 raised $25bn  in the US with the world’s biggest initial public offering, is expected to complete the Hong Kong listing  this year

Alibaba is planning a secondary listing in Hong Kong, according to sources, one of whom said the Chinese ecommerce company was looking to raise $20 bi(...)

Lyft founders John Zimmer and Logan Green at a party celebrating the ride-hailing company’s IPO in March. Photograph: Alex Welsh/The New York Times

It looks like 2019 is shaping up to be the year of the unicorn. Ride-sharing company Uber recently made its stock market debut in what was the third-l(...)

Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Facebook intends to drive a global expansion of mobile payments on WhatsApp from London, accelerating its efforts to make money off the popular messag(...)

A dashboard-mounted smartphone displays the Uber Technologies  app as an Uber X driver heads towards skyscrapers in the ‘Mainhattan’ financial district in Frankfurt, Germany.  Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

Uber will seek a valuation of up to $91.5 billion (€82.1 billion) in its upcoming flotation, lower than its bankers had previously hoped for but still(...)

Alibaba founder Jack Ma called the 996 schedule “a huge blessing” and said workers should consider it an honour rather than a burden

Chinese tech employees are pushing back against the industry’s notoriously long hours, known as the “996” schedule of working from 9am to 9pm, six day(...)

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