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…


Data from Cheetah Global Lab reinforces that WeChat IS the Chinese internet

Cheetah Global Lab and Chinese tech portal 36kr have just released the 2016 App Ranking. We will have  more coverage of…


This company is changing how China moves

China is a big country with big cities and big roads. Imagine what it must feel like to know that the closest subway…


Baidu shows off their AI on popular mental athletics show, The Brain

Last Friday, Baidu pitted their artificial intelligence against China’s best minds in the Season 4 premiere of Zui…


TechNode's Top 10 "Other" Stories of 2016

It's official: 2016 is finally over. From celebrity deaths to surpise elections, no one could have predicted how it…


This F&B Incubator Wants to Find China’s Next Starbucks

If you came to Beijing for the Summer Olympics in 2008, you would be hard pressed to find an affordable variety of…


Entering and Growing in China: Q&A with Daniel Negari, CEO of XYZ

Ever since ICANN relaxed controls over domain name suffixes, there has been an explosion of every combination…