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China Roundup: Tencent’s new US gaming studio and WeChat’s new paywall

China Roundup: Tencent’s new US gaming studio and WeChat’s new paywall

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The spotlight this week is
Max Q: The New Space new year

Max Q: The New Space new year

Welcome back for the first Max Q of 2020! As should be expected, the holiday and New Year’s weeks didn’t produce all that much news in the space industry – but that changed fast as the decade got
Your success is because of your privilege, not because you’re brilliant

Your success is because of your privilege, not because you’re brilliant

It is not inspirational for us to witness the display of ‘achievements’ from someone who was bound to succeed anyway.
India welcomed more babies on New Year’s Day than any other country

India welcomed more babies on New Year’s Day than any other country

One of the first children born in 2020 was in Fiji; the US had the last one on Jan. 1.
How Putting Purpose Into Your New Year’s Resolutions Can Bring Meaning And Results

How Putting Purpose Into Your New Year’s Resolutions Can Bring Meaning And Results

Remembering why you want to eat better and take better care of yourself can help you stick to your resolutions. Being present to family is one important reason. Prostock

A New Year’s Resolution to Make a Thriving Business Community: Build Social Capital

If you want to boost your local community and attract more business, look at these social capital measures.
New Year's Day Bowl Games Open Thread

New Year's Day Bowl Games Open Thread

Happy New Year! There's football on today, did you hear? (all times are Eastern) Outback Bowl, Auburn vs. Minnesota, 1 pm, ESPN Citrus Bowl, Alabama vs. Michigan, 1 pm, ABC Rose Bowl, Wisconsin vs.
Brits start 2020 with game of medieval football and bathtub race

Brits start 2020 with game of medieval football and bathtub race

Is there any other way to spend New Year’s Day?

These Stores Are Open—and Closed—on New Year’s Day 2020

Grab some healthy groceries or a yoga mat to start those New Years Resolutions.
Young Muslims get up early to clean streets after New Year’s celebrations

Young Muslims get up early to clean streets after New Year’s celebrations

Young Muslims across the UK woke up before dawn today to clean the streets as many Brits stumbled home from a big New Year’s night out.
British ‘Vikings’ celebrate new year with flaming torches and burning longship

British ‘Vikings’ celebrate new year with flaming torches and burning longship

Residents of Flamborough saw in 2020 wearing Viking costumes and listening to Viking music.

These Restaurants Are Open on New Year’s Day 2020

Don't feel like cooking after last night? You don't have to.
It’s officially 2020 as Samoa becomes first country to enter new decade

It’s officially 2020 as Samoa becomes first country to enter new decade

The New Year's Eve parties are already in full swing as countries around the world begin ringing in 2020.
McDonald’s opening times on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2020

McDonald’s opening times on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2020

Double check when you can get your nuggets over New Year.
Lidl opening times for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2020
Post Office opening times on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2020
Sainsbury’s opening times for New Year’s Eve 2019 and New Year’s Day 2020

Sainsbury’s opening times for New Year’s Eve 2019 and New Year’s Day 2020

Your local branch will have different hours over the break.