Briefing: Alibaba’s Cainiao to raise delivery fleet wages 20% within 3 years

菜鸟裹裹:未来三年让快递小哥人均增收 20% - TechNode Chinese What happened: Alibaba’s courier app Cainiao Guoguo announced today on…


Tencent-backed plastic surgery app So-Young files for $150 million US IPO

Image credit: Pexels Tencent-backed plastic surgery app So-Young on Monday filed for a Nasdaq listing. The company…


Briefing: New Weibo feature lets users hide posts older than 6 months

Weibo now lets you hide posts older than six months - Abacus What happened: Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter, added a…


Briefing: More China tech firms join top-employer list despite dwindling upside

2019 年领英顶尖公司排行榜:中国职场人最向往的企业 - LinkedIn What happened: Domestic tech firms made up 15 of LinkedIn China's Top-25…


Briefing: Alibaba’s second-largest shareholder announces liquidation plan

Altaba Announces Board Approval of Plan of Complete Liquidation and Dissolution - Business Newswire What happened:…


Briefing: Tencent, Novartis further partnership to fight chronic disease

Tencent, Novartis expand teamwork on chronic disease - China Daily What happened: Chinese tech giant Tencent has signed…


Luckin offers $6.7 million in assets as lease collateral, signaling money woes

A Luckin takeout order on a counter in a Shanghai store (Image credit: TechNode / Jiayi Shi). Luckin Coffee, the…


Briefing: Alibaba rolls out AI-powered rumor buster on April Fool's Day

阿里巴巴发布“AI谣言粉碎机” 让父母不再每天过愚人节 - iHeima What happened: Alibaba’s research and development unit DAMO (Discovery, Adventure,…


Taobao doubles down on livestreaming with ambitious Taobao Live plan

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


Briefing: Taobao doubles down on used car sales with Guazi and Souche

淘宝二手车分别与大搜车、瓜子二手车达成合作 - 36Kr What happened: Alibaba’s online marketplace Taobao announced on Thursday that it is…