Liza Lin Reporter
  • Shanghai
  • The Wall Street Journal

Liza Lin covers Asia technology news for the Wall Street Journal, focusing on surveillance, privacy and data collection. She was a former China correspondent and covered topics ranging from venture capital to A.I. and e-commerce in one of the world's most dynamic regions.

Focus Areas

  • Asia Technology News
  • Surveillance
  • Privacy
  • Data Collection

71 Articles
7 days ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | China Clamps Down on Internet as It Seeks to Stamp Out Covid Protests

The country’s online regulators tell big tech companies to expand censorship of information on protests and take step...

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10 days ago
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New Symbol of Protest in China Roils Censors: Blank White Papers

Protesters are using few or no words in public and online demonstrations to speak out against Beijing’s zero-Covid po...

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about 2 months ago
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American Executives in Limbo at Chinese Chip Companies After U.S. Ban

At least 43 senior executives working with 16 listed Chinese semiconductor companies hold roles from chief executive ...

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about 2 months ago
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Chinese Internet Users Lose Access to WeChat App After Beijing Protest

The country’s censors are crippling access to the do-everything app for some users, an escalation in the Communist Pa...

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about 2 months ago
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What Do Chinese People Think of Xi Jinping? It’s Very Hard to Tell

Anyone wondering how Chinese people regard Xi Jinping—about to ascend to a precedent-breaking third term in power—wil...

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about 2 months ago
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U.S. Chip Curbs Threaten China’s Emerging Manufacturers

China’s semiconductor companies could find themselves in the crosshairs as the U.S. imposes more restrictions on expo...

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3 months ago
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Latest U.S. Chip Curbs Deliver Setback to China’s AI Ambitions

Giants Alibaba and Tencent among customers using banned top-end processors from Nvidia that power new technologies

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4 months ago
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H&M Returns to China’s Internet After a 16-Month Disappearance

The Swedish retailer resumed e-commerce sales on an Alibaba platform after it was wiped off the country’s leading e-c...

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4 months ago
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U.S. Lawmakers Travel to Taiwan on Heels of Pelosi Visit

The congressional delegation plans to meet with the island’s president, a visit likely to rekindle tensions in the re...

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10 months ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Pro-China Twitter Accounts Flood Hashtag Critical of Beijing Winter Olympics

Researchers say many of the accounts are largely automated and are meant to drown out calls by advocacy groups to boy...

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10 months ago
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A Uyghur Skier Became the Face of China’s Winter Olympics. The Next Day, She Vanished From the Sp...

Dinigeer Yilamujiang was catapulted into the global spotlight after carrying the Olympic flame, followed by a low-key...

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10 months ago
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Winter Olympics: Opening Ceremony Kicks Off in Beijing After Months of Tension

One of the most unusual Games in history began with a parade of masked athletes and a blaze of fireworks.

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