Second-hand mobile phones have become a target for illicit data brokers, who recover deleted user data and sell it on the black market for as little as RMB 10 ($1.56). Even phones that have been formatted to prevent incidents like this are not immune to exploitation. According to reports, consumers sold over 30 million mobile […]
Users are buying older iPhones, such as the 6, 6S, and 6S Plus, as well as second-hand models.
The founding team of Renren has finally decided to let go of their efforts to restore the platform to its former glory, leaving the fate of the site in the hands of users and partners instead.
Niu’s app, which connects users with their scooters, now has 457,000 registered users.
China’s internet industry is one of the most active across the globe and as a new report by Abacus, 500 startups, and South China Morning Post shows just why. The China Internet Report 2018 shows that China tech trinity Baidu, Tencent, and Alibaba, collectively known as “BAT”, are expanding their businesses to every corner, ranging from […]
China is a mobile-first country and the popularity of smartphones has also reflected one of its most vibrant internet industries: online shopping. China-based analysis firm Jiguang Data has published a new research report on the most popular e-commerce in 2017 charting the biggest players in the field. The report includes seven categories for online shopping […]
Chinese bike rental companies Mobike and ofo expanded to more than 30 countries last year. While attending the SeedStars Summit 2018 in Lausane, Switzerland, we asked people from 5 different countries what they think about Chinese bike rental startups’ expansion into their home countries. Recent data from Cheetah shows that China’s active users of bike […]
The number of Chinese unicorns—startups with more than a $1 billion valuation—are growing so fast that later we might have to change the term into “dragons” in the future. The country now has 55 unicorns becoming the second-richest country in unicorn companies, followed by India and the UK. This is partly due to the ever-growing activity of […]
After Didi’s safety scandals, Chinese passengers are again turning towards taxis.
Joining hands with Chinese tech giant Baidu, Beijing Environmental Equipment Company, a subsidiary of Beijing Environmental Hygiene Group, launched seven autonomous driving vehicles for urban environment cleaning, local media is reporting. Based on Baidu’s open-source autonomous driving platform Apollo, the seven autonomous driving vehicles launched on September 28 are designed to fulfill various tasks in urban city […]