Briefing: Eric Schmidt says China could split the internet

China splits the internet while the U.S. dithers - TechCrunch What happened: Eric Schmidt, former chairperson of…


Briefing: China may soon face trouble acquiring German tech firms

Germany mulls fund to fend off Chinese tech takeovers: source - Reuters What happened: The German government is looking…


Alibaba's robots are coming to hotels and hospitals

Alibaba AI Labs' Space Shuttle service robot (Image Credit: TechNode) Robots hold an increasingly ubiquitous presence…


Briefing: China plans $15 billion investment in big data and cloud computing

China to invest $15 billion in big data, cloud computing over next five years - Reuters What happened: China's National…


The future of mobility isn't just autonomous vehicles, it's smart infrastructure

China is trying to become an innovation hub in the autonomous vehicle sector—it is currently working on a draft bill…


Alibaba announces chipmaking subsidiary

This year, China's reliance on foreign technology was once again brought into the spotlight. While the country first…


Hangzhou is becoming a pioneer in urban digitization

With mandates from China's central government to push the digitization of public services in the country, Zhejiang…


Briefing: US lawmakers introduce bill to punish ZTE should it violate deal

U.S. senators seek punishment if China's ZTE violates deal -Reuters What happened: Bipartisan US lawmakers have…


Briefing: Taobao launches standalone short video app

Alibaba’s Taobao jumps on short video bandwagon, launches stand-alone app to drive e-commerce - SCMP What happened:…


Typhoon Mangkhut pounds rental economy in southern China

Bike rental, ride-hailing, and logistics services in China's Guangdong province were suspended as Typhoon Mangkhut…