China Tech Talk 81: The new new retail with Michael Norris

Michael Norris, research and strategy manager at AgencyChina, joins the podcast to look how Alibaba is dominating new retail in 2019.

Users are unknowingly training WeChat’s realtime image filtering system: researchers

Chinese companies are required to police the content on their platforms in order to avoid censure by the government.


Tencent-backed Douyu raises $775 million in US IPO

The deal is so far the largest Chinese IPO in the US in 2019, eclipsing Luckin Coffee's which raised $645 million.

Q&A | Dongtu’s Grant Long on the GIF business

How GIFs work as a business model in China.

Huawei moves closer to 5G handset launch after gaining safety accreditation

The race to deliver 5G smartphones is on as companies eye fresh opportunities in a saturated smartphone market.

Trump to investigate Google’s “treasonous” China links

Google's work in China has seen greater scrutiny over the past year.

Cloud robotics firm CloudMinds opts for US IPO, seeks $500 million

The company says it is the world’s first to commercialize a cloud-based robotics system.