This year’s list of the most downloaded apps in the U.S. sheds light on the changing fortunes of major streaming services. Google’s YouTube took the No. 9 position on Apptopia’s list of the most downloaded mobile applications in the U.S. after not appearing on the list last year. HBO Max grabbed the No. 10 spot that was held last year by Netflix. Neither Netflix nor Disney+ made this year’s...
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China’s Tech Crackdown Is a Geopolitical Play
It hardly bears repeating that 2021 was a rough year for China’s platform companies. The firehose of new regulations and rolling crackdowns on everything from data security to overseas listings cost Chinese shares—including those of Didi, Meituan, Pinduoduo, JD.com, Tencent, and ByteDance—42% of their cumulative value in the U.S. and Hong Kong. Not so long ago, China held up...
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