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Wayne Ma

Reporter

Wayne Ma is a reporter for The Information in Hong Kong. He was previously at Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal for 10 years in Singapore, Beijing and Hong Kong, where he covered everything from oil trading to China's biggest conglomerates and technology companies. Originally from Chicago, he is a graduate of New York University's business and economic reporting program.

(L-R) Jonathan Ive, Johny Srouji, Dan Riccio and Tim Cook. Photos by Bloomberg; Apple. Art by Mike Sullivan

Apple Delays Plan For Workers To Return to Office 3 Days a Week

May 17, 2022 · 4:43 PM PDT
The latest delay is a sign that technology executives are concerned about the resurgence of Covid in the U.S. 
Apple's Tim Cook (clockwise from top left), Bob Iger, Al Gore and Mike Rockwell. Images by Bloomberg, Shutterstock. Art by Mike Sullivan.
Art: Jesus Escudero

Tencent to Shut One of Its Live Video-Game Streaming Services

April 7, 2022 · 12:54 PM PDT
The move comes amid a broad regulatory crackdown on Chinese internet giants.

Hackers Used Emergency Requests to Steal User Data From Apple, Meta

March 30, 2022 · 12:45 PM PDT
The crimes shine a spotlight on emergency data requests, which don't require a court order and are used only when there is imminent danger to someone.

Apple Cuts Production on Ukraine War, Rising Inflation

March 28, 2022 · 4:13 PM PDT
The move is an early sign of how global tech brands are adjusting to the global slowdown in consumer spending.

China’s Big Tech Firms to Cut Thousands of Workers Amid Downturn

March 22, 2022 · 4:41 PM PDT
The moves come amid a slowing domestic economy and a tighter regulatory environment, which have squeezed businesses run by China's largest tech firms.
From left: Apple's Tim Cook, Erik Neuenschwander, Craig Federighi, Eddy Cue and Phil Schiller. Photos by Bloomberg. Art by Mike Sullivan

China Censors Online Posts Critical of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

March 10, 2022 · 2:22 PM PST
The actions aren’t surprising given Beijing’s alliance with Moscow.

Two Board Members Resign From Huawei UK Over Ukraine Invasion

March 9, 2022 · 2:16 PM PST
The resignations highlight how Chinese companies are being put in a tricky position regarding the war given Moscow's alliance with Beijing.

Ukrainian Official Asks Apple to Shut Russia App Store

Feb. 25, 2022 · 4:25 PM PST
Although Apple is unlikely to stop offering services and products in Russia, it has blocked Iranians from its App Store to comply with U.S. sanctions.
From left: Li Bin photo from Zhongguancun Rongxin Financial Information Technology Alliance, Screenshot of China's president Xi Jinping via YouTube, Apple CEO Tim Cook photo by Bloomberg. Art by Mike Sullivan

Microsoft Began Talks to Buy Activision Days After WSJ Report

Feb. 18, 2022 · 4:50 PM PST
Activision Blizzard's regulatory filing offers a detailed look at how the deal came together in the wake of the Journal’s reporting.

U.S. Adds Tencent’s WeChat to Notorious Markets List

Feb. 18, 2022 · 5:48 AM PST
The move marks an escalation from previous years, with WeChat entering the annual list for the first time.

Alibaba Shares Drop After Analysts Say Major Stock Sale Could Be Imminent

Feb. 7, 2022 · 2:49 PM PST
Alibaba submitted a regulatory filing on Friday registering 1 million depositary shares, a sign that some shareholders might be cashing out.

SoftBank-Backed Oyo Seeks $9 Billion Valuation in IPO

Jan. 17, 2022 · 3:41 PM PST
The weak valuation comes after another Indian startup, Paytm, disappointed in public markets after its debut in November.

China State-Backed Group Canceled Ant Deal Due to Government Pressure

Jan. 17, 2022 · 3:23 PM PST
The revelation highlights how Ant still remains a target for Chinese authorities amid a wider crackdown on the sector that started in 2020.

Samsung, Micron Warn of Chip Supply Disruption Amid China Lockdown

Dec. 30, 2021 · 6:03 AM PST
The uncertainty over production could add more pressure to the global chip shortage, which has created tight supplies of everything from cars to game consoles.
Apple CEO Tim Cook at an AirPods production line with Luxshare CEO Grace Wang (standing behind Cook) in 2017. Photos by Bloomberg; Shutterstock; Luxshare. Art by Mike Sullivan