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INSIGHTS | China’s digital currency: A foundation for 21st-century global leadership

Image credit: BigStock/Phongphan After five years of waiting, every futurists’ dream is about to come true. On August…


China Tech Talk 84: Facebook's Libra and China's Central Bank with Zennon Kapron

China Tech Talk is an almost weekly discussion of the most important issues in China’s tech. From IPOs to fake data,…


China Tech Investor 33: 2019 year-to-date for China’s tech stocks—Meituan surges, Baidu slumps, and more

China Tech Investor is a weekly look at China’s tech companies through the lens of investment. Each week, hosts Elliott…


INSIGHTS | The state of China’s 'ear economy' in 2019

Image credit: IPO Zaozhidao I’ve been a fan of podcasts for a long time. Starting in 2009 (around the time I started at…


China Tech Talk 83: Podcasting and why the open web is dead in China with Rio Zhan

China Tech Talk is an almost weekly discussion of the most important issues in China’s tech. From IPOs to fake data,…


China Tech Investor 32: What's special about Bilibili?

China Tech Investor is a weekly look at China’s tech companies through the lens of investment. Each week, hosts Elliott…


INSIGHTS | Idiots with a database

Scan headlines from the last few months and you’d be forgiven for thinking that China’s Big Brother project is almost…


INSIGHTS | The power of prurient pleasure

A blurred out porn site. (Image Credit: BigStock/Volodymyr P) Let’s face it: Pornography is becoming mainstream. Around…


China Tech Investor 31: AI competitiveness: How Chinese and US firms stack up with Matt Sheehan

China Tech Investor is a weekly look at China’s tech companies through the lens of investment. Each week, hosts Elliott…


China Tech Talk 82: Tech conferences in China

China Tech Talk is an almost weekly discussion of the most important issues in China’s tech. From IPOs to fake data,…