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Communications of the ACM

China Region Special Section: Hot Topics

Consumers, Corporations, and Government: Computing in China

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Unique historical, socioeconomic, and political conditions have created a distinctive path for China's rapid integration of computing and technology into its economy and society.

Over the last 20 years, major Chinese technology companies such as Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and Didi Chuxing have gained prominence through their ability to shape and deliver democratized computing power and services into the daily lives of China's consumers.


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