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21Vianet pulls in $296mn in data centre investment from Kingsoft and others

U.S. overnight trading on Beijing-based data centre services provider 21Vianet rose by 5.4% on the news that the company has received $296mn (£189mn) of investment from multi-portfolioed investor Lei Jun. Jun is the executive director of Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi Tech – recently involved in a controversy with the Indian air force over the privacy settings of… Read More

Data sovereignty: Indian Air Force smartphone ban forces Xiaomi to announce Indian data centre

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi Inc has promised that it will invest in a new Indian data centre in order to allay criticism from the Indian Air Force that one of its popular models sends private data to servers in Beijing. Last week the IAF advised its personnel and their families not to use Xiaomi’s Redmi 1s… Read More