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Coronavirus: How Chinese rivals are trying to take Zoom’s crown

Image copyright Tencent Video meetings have become hugely important as the world adapts to the “new normal” of the pandemic. Even as lockdown rules ease, they’re a safe, convenient and free way to stay in touch for business and socialising. Zoom has become the app of choice for millions, overshadowing rival products from much larger companies such as Microsoft and… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Chinese retail giant Alibaba sees ‘recovery’ after virus

Image copyright Getty Images Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said it has seen a “steady recovery” in the country since March, but warned that the path to an economic rebound remains uncertain. The firm’s sales grew 22% in the three months to 31 March, despite virus-related restrictions denting activity. The gain was stronger than expected, driven by demand for groceries, electronics… Read more →