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…


Lenovo claims CEO comments that “We are not a Chinese company” is being misunderstood

Chinese multinational Lenovo has issued a statement saying that CEO Yang Yuanqing's interview with UK-based technology…


Tencent enforces real-name verification in Honour of Kings

Tencent has begun enforcing real-name verification for all players of its mobile multiplayer hit "Honour of Kings"…


Two million fall prey to scam involving fake Huawei products

Over two million people around China have fallen prey to a scam in which they were offered free Huawei products, only…


Qutoutiao's IPO financing downsized again

Chinese content aggregator Qutoutiao (趣头条), or “Fun Headlines,” is expected to raise even less in its IPO than its…


iQiyi launches short video app targeting the elderly

Baidu-owned video streaming platform iQiyi is taking the massively popular short video format and targetting a…


Briefing: Court to accept blockchain evidence as Douyin files lawsuit against Baidu-backed Huopai

Blockchain data accepted as evidence in legal complaint filed by short video app Douyin - SCMP What happened: In a…


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Briefing: ofo denies claims it can't pay employees

Ofo Denies Reports It Can’t Keep Up With Salary Payments - Yicai Global What happened: Bike rental firm ofo has denied…