Asian tech roundup: Bao Fan is back

Plus: Alibaba struggles for gains and Google employees unionise in Japan

Tom Allen
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Chinese billionaire Bao Fan had been thought to have been abducted by the authorities
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Chinese billionaire Bao Fan had been thought to have been abducted by the authorities

Welcome to Computing's fortnightly roundup of tech news in Asia. This time we look at China's rewritten data laws; Toshiba's COO scandal; and Amazon's plan to dethrone Amazon in India. This is not a typo.

China Alibaba ended last year with revenues up just 2% YoY to RMB247.8 billion ($35.7 billion). Cloud unit revenue rose 3% YoY to RMB20.2 billion ($2.9 billion), though this still represented a...

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