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Why a Chinese-backed hearing aid maker is testing US ears before China launch

Some 466 million people worldwide suffer from disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization,…


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Yidu Cloud is making sense of the medical records of 1.3 billion people

While countries such as the US have just a handful of software suppliers for handling medical data, Chinese hospitals…


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The Modular Kingdom: Why the developer of a new type of vehicle believes China is the future

A global mobility startup has its sights on China as the first market to adopt modular vehicles. And whether the…


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JD is delivering more than just goods: Its infrastructure is also for sale

Despite another record-breaking sale day for China’s top retailer yesterday, JD.com is interested in selling more than…


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Google invests $550 million in JD.com strategic partnership with overseas focus

JD.com and Google have announced that Google will invest $550 million in cash into China’s largest retailer as part of…


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Data roaming charges to end by July 1, mobile data 30% cheaper by year end

Mobile data prices should fall by over 30% by the end of this year according to China’s Ministry of Industry and…


Mobike removes last hold over user behavior as it trials deposit free in 100 cities

Mobike is extending deposit-free, credit-free bike rentals to a hundred cities. After launching the deposit-free system…


New Xiaomi figures ahead of IPO: Phone sales soar 88% and a RMB 7 bn loss in Q1

Xiaomi’s draft prospectus for the sale of China Depositary Receipts on the Shanghai stock index published by Chinese…


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Ofo applies for e-scooter scheme license in San Francisco

Ofo is one of 12 companies including Lyft and Uber applying for licenses to run an electric scooter hire scheme in San…


Ofo alleges smear campaign

Ofo responds to “smear campaign,” sends lawyers letters to media

Ofo has taken to its WeChat public account to counter rumors that it is struggling and laying off staff, our sister…