Eric Harwit, Professor, University of Hawaii Asian Studies Program
Mar 03, 2021
Trump’s hardline stance against Chinese influence put popular apps TikTok and WeChat in the crosshairs during his final year in office, but his predecessor shares with him a history of restricting Chinese tech companies in the U.S. as well.
Shang-Jin Wei, Professor, Finance and Economics at Columbia University
Aug 16, 2020
Shortly after US President Donald Trump issued an executive order effectively banning the Chinese-owned social-media app TikTok, he issued a second order prohibiting “any transaction that is related to WeChat by any person … as identified by the Secretary of Commerce.”
Jan 03, 2018
Tencent Holdings’ WeChat, China’s most popular messenger app, on Tuesday denied storing users’ chat histories, after a top businessman was quoted in media reports as saying he believed Tencent was monitoring everyone’s account.
Joel Backaler, Associate Vice President, Frontier Strategy Group
Nov 28, 2014
While many of China’s largest brands – Haier, Huawei and Xiaomi – have not yet become household names, Joel Backaler describes how China’s domestic market is changing and the companies that are focusing on developing their brand internationally.