Briefing: Google blocks ads for VPN review sites in China

Google blocks China ads that help bypass censorship - Financial Times What happened: Google has stopped promoting ads…


Briefing: Google is committed to the US military, not China: Trump

Trump: Google is committed to US not the Chinese military - BBC News What happened: US President Donald Trump has said…


Geely and Daimler form EV joint venture to develop Smart

Chinese automaker Geely will purchase a 50% stake in Daimler’s Smart car division, as the German manufacturer seeks to…


Briefing: Google conducting Dragonfly 'performance review' behind closed doors

Google is conducting a secret “performance review” of its censored China search project - The Intercept What happened:…


Briefing: Google CEO to meet Pentagon top brass over company's AI work

Google’s AI Work in China Spurs CEO Sitdown With Pentagon Brass - Bloomberg What happened: Google CEO Sundar Pichai…


Briefing: China will cut subsidies for electric vehicles to spur innovation

China Scales Back Electric-Car Subsidies to Spur Innovation - Bloomberg What happened: China will cut electric vehicle…


Briefing: China lags behind US in high-tech unicorns

China no match for US unicorns in AI, big data and robotics as it continues to play catch-up in R&D, says Credit…


Briefing: Evergrande to build production capacity for 1 million EVs in 3 years

China's Evergrande Health aims to build production capacity for up to 1 million EVs in 3 years - Reuters What happened:…


Investors take legal action against Nio for 'misleading statements'

(Image credit: Nio) Investors in electric car manufacturer Nio are taking legal action against the company for…


Murder of Didi driver thrusts ride-hailing security into the spotlight once again

A Didi driver has allegedly been murdered by a passenger in the central Chinese city of Changde, once again drawing…