Briefing: Didi announces partnership with UC Berkeley's DeepDrive initiative

滴滴与全球顶级自动驾驶研究联盟BDD达成战略合作 - TechNode What happened: At a conference on Thursday, car-hailing titan Didi announced that…


Briefing: China's online regulator censures Durex for naughty Heytea ads

Durex ads ‘more frightening than pornography’, China’s online watchdog says after bubble tea brand Heytea joins…


Briefing: National Library of China to archive 200 billion Weibo posts

China’s national library to archive 200 billion Weibo posts in project to preserve country’s digital heritage - SCMP…


Briefing: Tencent, Vivo, Qualcomm to build AI team for 'Honour of Kings'

Tencent, Vivo, Qualcomm to Create AI E-Sports Team for King of Glory - Yicai Global What happened: The AI divisions of…


Douyin is slowing down, but China's short-video stars are here to stay

Douyin influencers Liu Qikun, left, and Liu Yicun (no relation), pictured here in March, are known online as Uncle…


Briefing: After official censure for vulgar content, Sina suspends apps for a month

Sina suspends apps for a month after reprimand by Beijing regulator for failure to moderate content - South China…


Briefing: China CDC identifies thousands of covert tobacco ads on social sites

Sneaky tobacco ads show smoking as chic lifestyle - China Daily What happened: A report by the Beijing Center for…


Briefing: Tencent sues WeChat red envelope-snatching app operators

案件快报 | 腾讯公司起诉“微信自动抢红包”软件运营者构成不正当竞争 - 知产北京 What happened: Beijing's intellectual property court has accepted a case from…


Meitu launches AI platform for developers as it drops phone business

At a recent AI conference in Hefei, Anhui province, selfie and social app-maker Meitu unveiled a new open platform…


A row of Mobikes (now known as Meituan Bikes) sits along the pavement in Pudong, Shanghai on April 4, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Briefing: Management buyout of Mobike Europe nearly finalized

Bike-sharing start-up Mobike close to management buyout in Europe - The Telegraph What happened: Citing an email sent…