Jinri Toutiao rival Qutoutiao reduces IPO financing volume by nearly 50%

Tencent-backed Chinese content aggregator Qutoutiao (趣头条), or “Fun Headlines,”, which recently filed for an IPO in the…


Smartphone maker Vivo to launch smart home platform

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo has announced its internet of things (IoT) strategy with the launch of its first…


Fake online apartment rental listings proliferate despite government crackdown

Despite government instructions to remove misleading listings, online housing rental platforms including 58.com…


Tencent Music to file for US IPO today

Chinese streaming giant Tencent Music will reportedly file for its US-based IPO today (September 7). The company hopes…


Briefing: US social media giants questioned by Congress over links to Chinese companies

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend Chinese partnerships to US Congress probe into foreign…


Briefing: More details on JD boss Liu's arrest emerge

Arrest details revealed: JD boss Liu was accused of first-degree rape, say US police, as charges are considered —SCMP…


Briefing: iQiyi files lawsuit against Bytedance over illegal streaming of hit show

China’s iQiyi seeks US$4.4 million in damages for unlicensed streaming of hit show about back-stabbing concubines -…


Blockchain could help China's push for decentralized energy

Large utility companies have long held a monopoly on electricity production. Since the late 1800s both state-owned and…


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Briefing: Alisports CEO says e-sports to become less violent in Olympic push

Esports: Move to less violent games for 2022 Asiad - Alisport CEO - Reuters What happened: Zhang Dazhong, CEO of…


Didi’s loss of trust has industry-wide consequences

The death of a 20-year-old woman who was raped and murdered while using ride-hailing firm Didi’s carpooling service…