Tencent invests in Reddit as global battle with Bytedance escalates

Chinese tech giant Tencent is rumored to have contributed $150 million to US social news and discussion platform…


Briefing: Tencent and GAC Group set up $150 million automotive joint venture

Tencent moves into automotive with $150M joint venture  - TechCrunch What happened: Chinese tech giant Tencent is…


Alibaba sales slow amid profit growth

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has reported its slowest revenue growth since 2016, despite exceeding expectations…


Briefing: Tencent to power Hong Kong startups amid its shift to enterprise

Tencent works with Hong Kong’s science park to spur local fintech development - SCMP What happened: Chinese tech giant…


Briefing: China's startup working hours prompt online debate

有赞年会996引发热议,工作与生活究竟能不能平衡?- Zero2IPO What happened: Youzan, a Hangzhou-based mobile e-commerce platform, announced at…


Briefing: China looks to build ‘smart courts’ with AI

Shanghai Court Adopts New AI Assistant - Sixth Tone What happened: A Shanghai court has adopted an artificial…


Briefing: Tencent and NetEase finally granted much-needed game licenses

China finally grants a game license to Tencent-TechCrunch What happened: Tencent and NetEase have finally been issued…


Meituan to invest $1.7 billion in push to digitize merchant partners

Chinese lifestyle services giant Meituan announced this week that it would invest RMB 11 billion (around $1.7 billion)…


Latest WeChat update hints at its 'operating system' ambitions

Left: WeChat's previous swipe-down mini-program menu. Middle and right: The same feature after the update. (Image…


Bing outage in China prompts censorship speculation among netizens

(Image credit: Search Engine Land) Microsoft's search engine Bing has been inaccessible in mainland China since…