Briefing: Google's privacy chief confirms existence of Chinese search engine

Google’s privacy chief confirms existence of ‘censored Chinese search engine’ Project Dragonfly - SCMP What happened:…


Briefing: Chinese regulator suspend ifeng.com's services over "illegal" information

China shuts down American-listed news site Phoenix New Media over ‘illegal’ coverage - SCMP What happened: The…


Briefing: WeChat Pay's Hong Kong users may soon be able to make payments on the mainland

Tencent’s WeChat Pay set to allow Hong Kong users to pay for purchases on the mainland —SCMP What happened: WeChat Pay…


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…