An employee of Chinese internet giant Tencent has been held by Chinese authorities for an investigation related to a corruption case, the Wall Street Journal reported. The employee, named Zhang Feng, allegedly turned over Tencent’s data collected by the company’s hugely popular WeChat messaging app—known as Weixin in China—to one of the country’s former top law-enforcement officials who now is...
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We tend to lionize founders who start companies with the splashiest, most far-reaching consumer products. So Andrew Bialecki of $10 billion marketing tech startup Klaviyo—a name few people even know how to pronounce (it’s “clay-vee-oh”)—isn’t exactly a favorite to headline the next Code Conference.But Bialecki—a Boston-based, 37-year-old engineer who rarely gives interviews anyway—should be...
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