996 protesters organize 'performance art' prank against Jack Ma

Weibo users say that one of the prank hashtags has disappeared along with hundreds of posts, Apr. 25, 2019 (Image…


Surveillance cameras watch closely as visitors walk around the Bund in Shanghai, China on April 4, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Briefing: China faces criticism for surveillance systems sold to Ecuador

Made in China, Exported to the World: The Surveillance State - The New York Times What happened: Surveillance systems…


Briefing: US charges two Chinese nationals with spying on GE

U.S. accuses pair of stealing secrets, spying on GE to aid China - Reuters What happened: An indictment by the…


Briefing: Hundreds sign #HereforJingyao petition supporting woman suing JD.com CEO

Hundreds sign online petition supporting woman suing JD.com CEO in rape case - Reuters What happened: More than 500 of…


China's AI research has grown its global impact but lags US, Europe: report

A report studying global artificial intelligence (AI) trends points to progress for AI research in China in the last…


Briefing: China to use own tech to grow nuclear energy capacity

China goes all-in on home grown tech in push for nuclear dominance - Reuters What happened: China plans to deploy…


As JD CEO and founder faces public criticism, what’s next for China’s largest retailer?

A doorman keeps watch at JD's Beijing headquarters, pictured here in November 2018. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy…


A concierge collating documents at the Shanghai Stock Exchange located at the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, China on April 4, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Briefing: Unicorn startups go for Shanghai IPOs instead of Hong Kong

Shanghai Takes on Hong Kong in a Battle for Unicorn IPOs - Bloomberg What happened: Three Chinese unicorns are expected…


Briefing: US Senators criticize Microsoft for China AI research

Senior Republicans criticise Microsoft’s China work - Financial Times What happened: Between March and November of…


A guard stands at the door of a Huawei store in Shanghai on March 22, 2019.

GitHub password dump, UK watchdog report expose holes in Huawei's cybersecurity

The GitHub public post (redacted) that shows Huawei's LDAP credentials for a Splunk app. (Image credit: Victor Gevers)…