China ‘plans to ban’ US IPOs for data-heavy tech firms – business live

[ad_1] Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news WSJ: China may ban companies with large amounts of sensitive consumer data from US floats New rules could thwart China tech firms from listing in the U.S. Markets await Jackson Hole symposium Furlough ‘cliff edge’ at Liberty Steel could put jobs at risk 9.07am BST … Read more

The party’s over: China clamps down on its tech billionaires | Chinese economy

[ad_1] In a Politburo group study session on 23 November 2015, China’s president, Xi Jinping, recommended the book Capital in the Twenty-First Century by the French economist Thomas Piketty. “The rich data he used demonstrated that … unrestrained capitalism accelerates wealth inequality … [His] conclusion is worth us pondering on.” Back then, Piketty’s work on … Read more

EA is opening the patents for some of its accessibility tech

EA is opening the patents for some of its accessibility tech

[ad_1] Electronic Arts is pledging to open the patents for some of its accessibility-related tech, including the much-celebrated Apex Legends ping system, the company announced today. EA says it won’t file infringement lawsuits against people or companies for using tech that falls under patents listed in the pledge. The ping system in Apex Legends, which … Read more

Some Taliban websites go offline amid broader tech crackdown

Some Taliban websites go offline amid broader tech crackdown

[ad_1] Five websites operated by the Taliban went offline Friday, as many tech companies move to limit the group’s digital reach following their takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday. The websites were central to how the group relayed messages to people inside and outside Afghanistan, as the Taliban continue to exert control over the country. … Read more