China the top market for blockchain financing in 2019: report

There were 191 financing deals in China in 2019 with a funding amount exceeding $1.15 billion put into blockchain-related businesses.

China Tech Investor 47: Xiaomi, 5G, Bytedance, and other ‘incredible’ predictions for 2020, with Wang Boyuan

In this episode, the guys welcome veteran China tech journalist Wang Boyuan to the show.

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Nio-backed ride-hailing app Dida looking to raise $300 million

Dida has four funding rounds under its belt including its latest when it raised an undisclosed amount from Nio Capital in March 2017.

Huawei updates developer tools as split from Android deepens

Huawei has stepped up efforts to create an app and mobile service ecosystem to replace Google Mobile Service, which it lost access after the US ban in May.

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Sensetime Research creates ‘largest’ benchmark for deepfake detectors

The researchers collected face data for the deepfake dataset from 100 paid actors from 26 countries, 53 of which were male and 47 female.

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TikTok, Douyin user spending increased five-fold in 2019

Users from China contributed 69% of revenue earned on TikTok and Douyin in 2019, spending more than $122.9 million on iOS alone.

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As China tech stocks surge, a fundraising window opens

Is capital winter over? Huawei, JD, and Luckin are some of the companies whose fundraising is part of the great cash grab of early 2020.

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Ant Financial rumors gather pace as tech IPO fever rolls on

The IPO buzz around big-name tech companies in China hit new heights this week with Ant Financial's rumored dual-listing plan.

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