Briefing: Quirky mobile game becomes Chinese hit after going viral on Douyin

A wacky video game about throwing people off the roof is a hit in China thanks to viral videos on Douyin–South China…


IP change in China

Briefing: China's tech patents in US surge despite trade war

Chinese companies increase number of tech patents awarded in US – Financial Times What happened: According to data from…


Briefing: Self-driving startup taps Baidu tech to launch Walmart delivery service

Walmart taps startup Udelv to test autonomous grocery deliveries in Arizona -TechCrunch What happened: US self-driving…


Shopping app Little Red Book opens platform for brand-KOL partnerships

(Image credit: Little Red Book/Apple App Store) E-commerce and social networking platform Little Red Book, also known…


Lenovo China restructures to become more customer-centric

Electronics firm Lenovo China will restructure its businesses to become more customer-centric. The move follows a slew…


Chinese travel firms restructure apps to comply with new e-commerce law

Three different purchasing options (left) and Ctrip's extra RMB 40 package (right). (Image credit: Ctrip) Popular…


Briefing: Gay dating app Blued accused of turning blind eye to underage users

In-Depth: China’s Leading Gay Dating App Navigates Rough Waters - Caixin Global What happened: A researcher has accused…


Briefing: Baidu and Sohu services suspended for 'vulgar' content

Baidu, Sohu Get Caught in Latest Chinese Internet Clampdown–Bloomberg What happened: In the first part of an announced…


Lack of IP addresses could stunt China's tech development, expert says

Peter Thimmesch, chairman and CEO of Addrex (Image Credit: Addrex) In the near future, a lack of Internet Protocol (IP)…


Briefing: Zhihu employees deny rumors of massive layoffs

知乎多名员工否认大规模裁员 任命新CFO或为上市第一步 - Securities Daily What happened: Quora-like Zhihu has again denied that it has definite…