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Nov 30, 2021 08:39 PM
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Tech Insider: Tencent’s $7 Billion Game, Beijing’s New Robotaxis

Xiaomi said on Saturday that it will build its first electric vehicle factory in China’s capital. Photo: VCG
Xiaomi said on Saturday that it will build its first electric vehicle factory in China’s capital. Photo: VCG

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WeChat’s crumbling walls

Tencent’s WeChat said on Monday that it will soon allow group-chat participants to share links to external shopping platforms such as Alibaba’s Tmall and Taobao, the latest chapter in Beijing’s campaign to tear down the barriers dividing China’s internet into fiefdoms belonging to a handful of tech giants.

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