Learning Points from Tibado: Digital coins denominated in real money

Editor’s note: This post was contributed by Jx Tan, Countly Analytics’ Chief Growth Officer (China & APAC).…


Global Ventures Summit wants to bring more attention to Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is the next growth market. As China's economy begins to slow, more and more investors, from Silicon…


The saga of the “bike-rental company that wasn’t” continues

Kala Danche (卡拉单车) is back in business. As you may recall, last week we reported that the company had lost over 75% of…


Ofo signs partnership with Huawei and China Telecom, finally becoming a technology company

Yesterday, Ofo has announced a partnership deal (in Chinese) with China Telecom (中国电信) and Huawei. The partnership will…


Tier 3 failure shows bike-rental ain't that easy

Chinese tech media is aflutter this morning after news last night that Kala, an O2O bike-rental company, went out of…


Tencent’s Penguin Intelligence launches hongbao course

How did WeChat win this year’s Spring Festival battle without lifting a finger? According to Tencent’s Penguin…


Panel: WeChat mini-apps have promise, but fail to deliver

Editor’s note: On Feb 13, 2017, TechNode held its first event of the year, looking at WeChat mini-apps, what they are…


New WeChat feature shows that Starbucks is no longer a foreign brand

After the stunning success of hongbao (红包 or “lucky money” in English) and the more recent gold gifting, WeChat has…


[Beijing Event] WeChat Mini-Apps: Behind the Hype on Feb 13, 2017

On January 9th, WeChat officially launched mini-apps after much fanfare and speculation. Touted by many as the “App…


[Infographic] The differences between Mobike and Ofo

As the ride-hailing wars have disappeared, the latest war is bike-sharing (more like bike-rental), with Mobike and Ofo…