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Celia Chen

tao.li@scmp.com, celia.chen@scmp.com

Recent and archived articles by Celia Chen

2 Jun 2019 | 7:19 AM

Huawei reassesses goal to be world’s bestselling smartphone vendor after US blacklist


Huawei is now closely observing and evaluating the situation, Honor president Zhao Ming said at Shanghai event
‘Too early to say whether we are able to achieve the goal’ of becoming No 1 by 2020, Zhao said

30 May 2019 | 2:00 PM

US is waging a tech war against this Shenzhen district

Shenzhen caught in crossfire of tech war as country’s most advanced technologies, from AI to drones and robotics, being developed in the area.

Shenzen has grown from a fishing village of 30,000 people to a sprawling manufacturing and innovation megacity of more than 13 million. — SCMP
24 May 2019 | 12:41 PM

Chinese drone maker DJI monitors US blacklist as it develops own tech

A US warning on the security risks of Chinese-made drones has raised the spectre of DJI being placed under a trade ban.

A US warning on the security risks of Chinese-made drones has raised the spectre of DJI being placed under a trade ban. — SCMP
22 May 2019 | 1:01 PM

Huawei prepares for US ban by checking on suppliers and activating contingency plans


In 2018 Huawei’s total expenditure on components and other supplies reached US$70 billion
Huawei’s wholly owned chip unit has said it is activating its backup plan to ensure continuous supply of most products

14 May 2019 | 12:49 PM

Zhuhai district government proposes ban on WeChat work group messages sent after hours

The number of people who log into WeChat via a computer increased almost 10 times over a three year period.

The number of people who log into WeChat via a computer increased almost 10 times over a three year period. — Reuters
13 May 2019 | 12:39 PM

Tencent cashes in with PUBG mobile game replacement, as title takes in US$14mil in 72 hours

Game For Peace was also the most downloaded free game and top-grossing game in Apple’s China App Store as of last Friday, according to data from Sensor Tower. The new game has similar game play and allows users to migrate their data from PUBG automatically.

A file photo of Tencent's Honour Of Kings game. Tencent is already making money hand over fist with its new Game For Peace. — Reuters
18 Apr 2019 | 7:29 AM

JD.com describes lawsuit as ‘meritless’ after Minnesota student accuses Richard Liu of rape in US


The lawsuit, which also names JD.com as a defendant, seeks more than US$50,000 in damages

22 Mar 2019 | 2:00 PM

Tencent plays catch-up in Cloud computing services as videogaming business slows

Tencent's Cloud business aims to customise services for various industries, including retail and financial services.

Tencent was affected last year by a government reshuffle that led to a nine-month halt in videogame licence approvals. — SCMP
20 Dec 2018 | 1:15 PM

WeChat Pay launches auto scan-and-pay for parking in China’s shopping malls

The artificial intelligence-based system has been rolled out across more than 1,000 car parks in China.

To be part of this system, car owners must register their plate numbers under their WeChat Pay accounts. — SCMP
4 Dec 2018 | 2:42 PM

Bitcoin mining rigs on fire sale as cryptocurrencies crash


Canaan Creative, the world’s second biggest maker of bitcoin mining machines, has cut prices on all of its models to as low as US$200 a rig
Vendors slack off their days at Shenzhen’s Huaqiangbei electronics market