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…


China's internet 53rd cheapest in the world

The cost of mobile data in China ranks 53rd in the world, with the country experiencing a decrease in data costs for…


Xiaomi Lei Jun

Xiaomi CEO reacts to Apple's public transport card announcement

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has said that the company’s smartphones already enable commuters to pay for public transport in over…


Chinese researchers are developing emotion-sensing AI

In 1968, Stanley Kubrick famously highlighted the promise of emotionally-aware artificial intelligence. In 2001: A…