Business Insight

Entrepreneurs from across Asia and elsewhere have flocked to Shenzhen, rather than Silicon Valley. (Photo by Yasu Ota)

In China, digital innovators flock to Shenzhen

Despite hurdles, atmosphere of freedom in Tencent's hometown welcomes newcomers

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    The search company's calculation: give up some intellectual property for sales

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    Wealth gaps promote -- rather than deter -- economic integration in East Asia

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