Xiaomi rumored to aim for $70 billion Hong Kong IPO

Consumer electronics company Xiaomi is rumored to be applying for a Hong Kong listing with an estimated valuation of…


Hong Kong is a breeding ground for potential unicorns

Hong Kong’s Vitasoy was born out of necessity. Dr. Kwee Seong Lo, the company’s founder, learned of the nutritional…


Watermelon Video halts uploads and comments

Chinese entertainment app Watermelon Video (西瓜视频) has barred new mobile video uploads, live streams, and live comments,…


naked Hub announces to staff acquisition by WeWork China

Naked Hub has confirmed to its staff that they are being bought by WeWork China. In a recording of naked Hub's staff…


China Unicom to roll back 2G network

Telecommunications operator China Unicom (中国联通) has begun closing down its 2G network and requested that services using…


Tencent

Tencent suspends video playback in its messaging apps

Tencent has suspended the ability to play short videos in its WeChat and QQ messaging apps, requiring users to copy the…


Technology is changing how China's youth find love

Every weekend, the parents of Shanghai’s unmarried population gather to find potential partners for their adult…


AutoNavi enters ride-hailing market

Chinese mapping company AutoNavi (高德地图) has launched a ride-hailing service in Chengdu and Wuhan and is hiring drivers…


Meituan-Dianping rumored to acquire Mobike for $3.7 billion

Editor's note: Rumors are rife in China, especially so in a hotly contested area like transportation and O2O services.…


Lu Jian named Linkedin China president

Professional networking platform Linkedin has appointed former CCtalk CEO Lu Jian as head of its China operation with…