China's Singles Day sales growth bounces back to 30%

(Image credit: Alibaba) China’s Singles Day shopping extravaganza came to a close Monday at midnight having posted 30%…


China's data-based C2M model to drive e-commerce forward

Panelists from R-L: Rita Liao, TechCrunch reporter, Victor Tseng, VP of Corporate Development of Pinduoduo, Kong Dan,…


Japan could look to China as it seeks tech innovation revival

Open innovation in Japan Panel at TechCrunch Shenzhen (Image credit: TechCrunch) From Sony to Panasonic, Japanese…


Alibaba raises stake in logistics arm Cainiao for additional $3.3 billion

(Image credit: Alibaba) Alibaba Group announced an additional RMB 23.3 billion ($3.3 billion) investment in its…


China’s Trip.com eyes global expansion with TripAdvisor tie-up

Image credit: TechNode/Emma Lee Chinese travel giant Trip.com Group, formerly known as Ctrip.com, has entered into a…


E-commerce marketplaces struggle to comply with e-cigarette sales ban

(Image credit: BigStock/ Luca Lorenzelli) Chinese e-commerce platforms are struggling to comply with the country’s…


Online education site Codemao closes $58 million Series C, planning STAR IPO

(Image credit: Codemao) Codemao, a Chinese online education platform that teaches programming to children, announced…


Beijing issues warning about false livestream ads ahead of Singles Day

A livestreamer pitching shoes to her online audience at the Taobao Maker Festival in 2018. (Image credit: TechNode/Emma…


Alibaba beats expectations in fiscal Q2 with 40% revenue surge

Image credit: Alibaba Alibaba posted a better-than-expected 40% year-on-year rise in revenue for the e-commerce giant's…


Indian newborn tracker NemoCare wins Asia Hardware Battle 2019

Image credit: TechNode NemoCare, an Indian wearables startup that aims to prevent neonatal and maternal deaths in the…