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Weekly Briefing: The rise and fall of the LeEco empire and a platform conflict goes public

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Weekly Briefing: Mobile payments, O2O, and the IoT economy

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China’s “Apple of electric scooters” announces new series aimed at broader user base

Niu (小牛 in Chinese) has announced the launch of a new line of electric scooters: the U series. Short for “Ultra lite,”…


Join us for the biggest TechCrunch event in China!

What: TechCrunch Shenzhen 2017 When: June 17-20th, 2017 Where: I-Factory, Nanshan District, Shenzhen It has been four…


On April Fool’s Day, one joke gets opposite reactions from China’s bike rental companies

Ah, it’s that time of year again: when the unsuspecting are caught unawares by the unstoppable forces of time. April…


Mobike and ofo announce merger, “Mofo” to explore autonomous riding

Happy April Fool's Day! In a surprise announcement, China’s largest bike-rental companies, Mobike and ofo announced…


HYPEREAL wants to bring VR to China’s mass market

On March 27, 2017, HYPEREAL, a Shanghai-based VR hardware and software company, announced the launch of their first…


[Updated] Mobike jumps on hongbao bandwagon with “Mobike, mo’ money”

Mobike announced yesterday (in Chinese) that their app will now include the option to ride for hongbao (红包 or “red…


Airbnb’s new Chinese name shows how hard it is to localize

Airbnb announced today that they are doubling down on China (in Chinese). They have introduced Trips, a service that…


TechNode Weekly Briefing: 18 March 2017

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