Upcoming Single’s Day sends Chinese delivery price up

Single’s Day is still weeks away, but the heat surrounding the shopping frenzy is starting to rise. China’s four major…


Beijing's traffic authority now accepts Alipay and WeChat Pay to pay for traffic fines

Beijing Traffic Management Bureau announced on October 22 that it will add Alipay and WeChat Pay, two of China’s most…


Apple bets over 65% of iPhone XR inventory on Chinese market

Weeks after opening pre-orders for its more expensive iPhone models, Apple finally began to take preorders for its…


Briefing: Hello TransTech going all in on ride-hailing through partnership with Didi rival

哈啰出行打车业务81城同步上线 接入嘀嗒打造多元出行平台-Sina Tech What happened: Hello TransTech, formerly known as Hello Bike, has entered…


Cute or cult? Inside Alibaba’s curious nickname culture

Harry Potter from accounting calls with a question about Gollum’s expense report. Spiderman works late through the…


Briefing: China’s AI firm iFlytek accused of cashing in on real estate investment

Chinese AI firm iFlytek shuts down R&D center after scandal-Global Times What happened: Chinese artificial…


Briefing: Smartisan denies rumor about dissolving Chengdu headquarter

锤子科技回应成都总部解散传言,实为北京、深圳、成都技术人员整合—TechNode Chinese What happened: Chinese smartphone maker Smartisan is reportedly…


Briefing: Baidu leads new funding in NetEase Music

Baidu Takes Stake in NetEase Music-Caixin Global What happened: NetEase Music, the online music-streaming unit of…


China's smartphone shipment plunges by nearly 11.5% in September

China’s smartphone shipment plummeted 11.5% YoY to 36.75 million handsets in September this year, data from China…


Xiaomi staff in uproar over Mi Store management issues

Chinese smart devices maker Xiaomi is facing internal turmoil when on October 11 the official Weibo of its Nanjing…