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China's Big Data industry receives official boost amid efforts to contain epidemic

By Xu Yuan
  • 13 Feb 2020 00:33
  • 27 Aug 2021 06:51

China's Big Data industry is getting a strong boost in research and development from the government which is encouraging companies to innovate tools that will help contain the spread of novel coronavirus and reinstate normal social conditions.

The Chinese government is racing to control the spread of coronavirus which has affected hundreds of

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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