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…


Xiaomi CEO says its phones will get 'more expensive'

If you can't see the YouTube player above, try watching here.  Xiaomi co-founder and CEO, Lei Jun, warns that Xiaomi…


Hacking, gone off the rails: Holiday travelers react to data breach

If you can’t see the YouTube player above, try watching here. Train passengers may be riding into the Chinese New Year…


Briefing: Huawei CEO on unprecedented media tour amid international scrutiny

China's Huawei in unprecedented media blitz as it battles heightened scrutiny - Reuters What happened: In a rare public…


Briefing: Bytedance's enterprise messaging app Lark announces Chinese name

Lark has a Chinese name - Product Daily What happened: Bytedance's enterprise messaging and productivity app, Lark,…


Scoot over, cars: Niu CEO bets on luxury scooters

If you can't see the YouTube player above, try watching here. On any given Beijing street, look near the cars and…


Briefing: Chinese draft law may strengthen protections against forced IP transfer

China's draft foreign investment law bans forced tech transfer, emphasizes reciprocity - Reuters What happened: The…


System error: How online learning is failing to fill China's tech-skill gap

Students study for finals in the library of Guizhou Normal University in southwestern China's Guizhou province. (Image…


Briefing: Alibaba's home province Zhejiang to invest billions in tech innovation

China's private business hub pledges financial support for developing tech - Xinhuanet What happened: China's wealthy…


Video: We asked the 'heads-down crowd' what was on their phones

If you can't see the YouTube player above, try watching here. In China, heavy cell phone users are known as the…