Luckin Coffee testing self-service coffee machines

A Luckin takeout order sits on a counter at one of the chain’s Shanghai stores on March 14, 2019. (Image credit:…


Alibaba files for Hong Kong IPO: reports

(Image credit: Alibaba Group) E-commerce giant Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing and could go…


Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report 2019: China's innovative online business models

China's internet companies are spurring growth by transforming online business models, said this year's internet trends…


Briefing: JD.com partners with Yandex Market to sell goods in Russia

俄平台Yandex.Market 6月起将销售京东商品 - Ebrun What happened: Chinese online retailer JD.com has reached a partnership with…


A Hellobike rider waits for traffic on the streets of Shanghai on March 22, 2019.

Hello TransTech to set up e-bike battery joint venture

A HelloBike rider waits for traffic on the streets of Shanghai on March 22, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)…


Xiaohongshu testing a livestreaming feature to drive user engagement

Image credit: Little Red Book/App Store Chinese social media and e-commerce platform Xiaohongshu, also called RED or…


Tencent promotes younger talent to keep up with users

Image credit:123rf Chinese tech giant Tencent announced a series of major changes to its existing employee ranking…


Briefing: Ele.me widens logistics offerings, to build out infrastructure

即时配送市场新变革来临 饿了么蜂鸟即配全面开放 - Xinhua.net What happened: Alibaba-backed Ele.me is opening up its short-distance logistics…


Alibaba partners with automakers to add Tmall Genie tech to cars

(Image credit: Alibaba Group) Alibaba AI Labs, Alibaba Group's AI research division, is partnering with automakers…


Briefing: Sohu joins China’s social networking resurgence with Huyou

搜狐社交产品“狐友”正式版上线 张朝阳称其为搜狐的未来 - Bianews What happened: Chinese internet portal Sohu has formally launched a new social…