Tencent shows off their vision for the future of unmanned retail

As "new retail" changes from jargon to oft-used phrase, Tencent has thrown their hat into the ring. However, they don't…


Alibaba Cloud aims to connect 10 billion devices by 2023

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, announced that it aims to build an IoT network with 10 billion…


Merchants accuse Ele.me of unfairly deducting money from orders

Merchants are accusing food delivery startup Ele.me of forcing to deduct RMB 3 per order for promotion fee for a bid…


Short video platforms Douyin, Kuaishou accused of showing counterfeit products

Chinese short video platform such as Douyin and Kuaishou are being criticized for featuring video hosts who make and…


Bytedance will have more than half of its users from overseas by 2020: CEO Zhang Yiming

Zhang Yiming—CEO of Bytedance an AI-powered content platform and parent to Toutiao—said that the company's 2018 keyword…


How to evaluate blockchain projects and why the industry needs more women: Women in blockchain panel

With so many blockchain projects, how can you judge which ones are legitimate? On International Women's Day, March 8,…


Blockchain startups are overvalued: Q&A with Anju Patwardhan, Managing Director at CreditEase China

Blockchain technology is in full swing. Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent are all vigorously investing in blockchain…


Didi plans to raise $1.5 billion using asset-backed securities

Chinese ride hailing company DiDi announced on March 19th that the company will raise $1.5 billion in funding using…


Alibaba doubles down on Lazada with additional $2 billion

E-commerce giant Alibaba announced today that it will invest an additional $2 billion in Lazada Group to accelerate the…


Didi Bike operation was suspended for one day in Shenzhen

Chinese taxi hailing company Didi's bike rental service, Didi Bike (青桔单车, meaning green tangerine bike in Chinese), was…