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Covid-19 could hit the brakes on China’s electric vehicle sales

As China imposes strict measures to stop the spread of Covid-19, electric vehicle sales will be severely affected, extending last year's slump.

E-cigarette startup Snowplus is laying off staff

Shenzhen-based Snowplus said it is 'optimizing' 20% of its staff as a normal part of growth, while other sources say the figure is closer to 50%,

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CHINA VOICES | How Alibaba made it through SARS

Alibaba saw epidemic up close in 2003: its whole headquarters was quarantined for SARS, just as it was about to launch Taobao.


Short video, gaming app usage surged during holiday: report

Chinese short video apps added nearly 150 million new users during the holiday as netizens struggled to keep themselves entertained amid the outbreak.

Huawei to launch first handset using Google app alternatives

Huawei will launch in Europe next week its first smartphone model that runs the company’s own apps and service framework instead of Google’s.

Tech for Good | Transwarp offers free open data services for epidemic analysis

Transwarp promises to help end the epidemic by providing its data analysis services and online training courses for epidemic analysis.

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Bytedance appoints dedicated head of gaming: report

The Bytedance executive currently heading its strategy and investment unit will lead the company's gaming business as it looks to drive growth.


Chinese social media struggle to contain rumors

Online platforms are trying to stop rumors and fake news. But there is also concern about how accurate information being deleted.


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