Lockdowns seemed great for edtech. It turns out, the story is more complicated than that, especially for early-stage startups.
Trade tensions and the Covid-19 pandemic have hit China tech this year. But cross-border e-commerce platforms have kept shopping global.
How online retail has changed, by the numbers: less hiking equipment, more instant noodles, more condoms. With color charts!
A slew of online services make it possible to do tourism from the safety of your living room—or replicate travel abroad while staying home.
Covid-19 has driven a surge in remote work and study over the past month in China. But don’t expect a lasting change—culture doesn’t shift so easily.
Entrepreneurs need to learn how to thrive in these uncertain times. Chinese startups have already learned many of the lessons.
Overbearing bosses and high pressure jobs existed before DingTalk, but the app has become the face of the problem for most white collar workers.
Alibaba has a problem: DingTalk and WeChat Work are basically at feature parity, except for integration with consumer WeChat.
Like supermarkets and hospitals, semiconductors are so important to China that they are carrying on production even in Wuhan.
With livestreaming one of the few bright spots in the digital economy of virus-hit China, even real estate agents are trying to sell through online video.