Alibaba, Tencent ‘golden shares’: China is pulling different strings to control Big Tech

Hong Kong CNN  —  Investors have raced back into Chinese tech stocks this year, encouraged by an apparent truce in a two-year battle between some of the country’s most powerful…

Jack Ma, Ant Group Founder, Will Relinquish Control

One of China’s most influential financial tech companies, Ant Group, said on Saturday that the billionaire entrepreneur, Jack Ma, planned to relinquish control of the company. Mr. Ma’s retreat from…

31 Hours Inside SpaceX Mission Control

“Nobody really knows anything about the financials of SpaceX,” said Mr. Lionnet. “No balance sheet or financial report is available. We have a very large company of 10,000 people —…

With ‘Zero Covid,’ China Proved It’s Good at Control. Governance Is Harder.

A widely circulated WeChat article speculated that the shortage of fever medications reflected the government’s lack of preparation for loosening control. And if the government had shown the same political…

Another mass shooting highlights America’s stubborn gun control divide

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Washington CNN  —  America’s shameful tradition of gun…

Control 2 is in development, Remedy Entertainment confirms

Remedy Entertainment announces that it has signed on to co-develop and co-publish Control 2. Control was one of the most celebrated games of 2019, taking home Game of the Year…

Elon Musk disbands Twitter’s board, cementing control over company

CNN  —  Twitter’s board of directors was dissolved on Thursday following Elon Musk’s takeover of the company, according to a securities filing on Monday. The company filing states that all…

US defeats Russia in a battle to control the future of the global internet

Washington CNN Business  —  The United States has soundly defeated Russia in an election to control a United Nations body responsible for shaping global internet development, a contest viewed as…

The One Thing You Can Control at Work Is You

The Solution to a Toxic Co-Worker: Boundaries I started a job at a streaming company and almost immediately felt friction and tension with my manager and co-workers, many of whom…

Testing is crucial to getting monkeypox under control, but there’s a ‘shocking’ lack of demand

Mayo Clinic Laboratories, for example, has the capacity to process 1,000 monkeypox samples a week but has received only 45 specimens from doctors since starting monkeypox testing July 11. Another…