Briefing: Chinese university fires scientist who modified baby genes

Researcher who created gene-edited babies has been fired - New Scientist What happened: The Southern University of…


Briefing: Pinduoduo reports theft of online discount vouchers

China’s Pinduoduo Reports Theft Worth Millions of Yuan - Caixin Global What happened: Hackers have exploited a loophole…


Briefing: Alibaba cuts travel spending, postpones hiring as economy slows

Alibaba to Postpone Some Hiring and Cut Travel Spending - Bloomberg What happened: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has…


NetEase to limit the amount of time China's youth spend gaming

NetEase flagship game Nishuihan. (Image credit: NetEase Gaming) Chinese giant NetEase Games has for the first time…


Briefing: Evergrande Health acquires majority stake in electric car maker NEVS

Evergrande Health pays US$930 million to buy control of carmaker in its foray into mass production of electric vehicles…


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Briefing: Pony.ai launches ride-hailing platform for autonomous vehicles

China's Waymo rival quietly launched an Uber-style app for driverless cars, making it one of the first to do so - CNBC…


Briefing: Xiaomi to invest $1.5 billion in AI and smart devices

China's Xiaomi Places a $1.5 Billion Bet on AI and Smart Devices - Bloomberg What happened: Chinese smartphone…


Briefing: China offers Tesla's Elon Musk permanent residency

Tesla boss Elon Musk says he loves China, so Premier Li Keqiang offers him a green card - SCMP What happened: Chinese…


Briefing: Didi employees involved in 60 cases of internal corruption in 2018

Didi Employees Involved in Over 60 Internal Corruption Cases Last Year - Caixin Global What happened: Ride-hailing…


Briefing: Bitcoin mining rig maker Canaan Creative ponders US IPO

Bitcoin Mining Chip Maker Canaan Considers U.S. IPO - Bloomberg What happened: China's second-biggest bitcoin mining…