Why QR codes trump NFC in China

Editor's note: This was contributed by Tianyu M. Fang, a Boston-based freelance writer on Chinese tech and culture, and an independent researcher on US-China relations. Previously, he lived in Beijing, where he worked closely with China's tech startup community.  Among the ten customers lining up inside a Starbucks store in Beijing, I seemed to be the only one who showed up at the cashier with…

NTalks Beijing Event, Come To Access Chinese Microblogging Space

How dose Chinese social media work? What's the current status of microblogging service in China? These are probably the most concerned questions discussed in foreign Internet space. We've understood the importance of Chinese BBS which is still the key representative of Chinese online social media, but we have to see the rising power of Chinese microblogging. "Twitter might be dying in China, but…