Tag: tech

In battle for global tech talent, Beijing offers foreign researchers the perk of bringing their own helpers 

Employees at Google’s $131 million campus in Boulder, Colorado, can play with pinball machines, shoot pool, and enjoy freshly made pizza in the cafeteria. Over in Beijing, the municipal government is offering an unusual perk: allowing foreign researchers to bring along their domestic helpers.  That would be on top of more generous visa terms and even …

Beijing’s overture to tech firms triggers a tug of war between mainland and Hong Kong bourses

The scramble by mainland China’s two stock markets to lure foreign-funded technology firms is firmly back on track, as its financial regulators revisit their plan to create a fast track mechanism for share offerings by what many consider will be the profitmaking stars of the future. But this time, their on-off-on-again plan – first revealed way …