Mobike to rebrand as Meituan Bike, fully integrate into Meituan's app

Chinese bike-rental company Mobike will rebrand as Meituan Bike as it abandons its standalone app to be included in…


Bytedance recruits Smartisan employees following education patent acquisition

(Image credit: Bytedance) Jinri Toutiao parent company Bytedance is recruiting employees from embattled Chinese…


Briefing: Tencent and NetEase excluded from latest video game approvals

China approves third batch of video games; still no Tencent — Reuters What happened: China’s broadcasting regulator on…


Briefing: Huawei to lay off employees and cut costs as economy slows

任正非连续两次讲话 要求华为准备过苦日子 - Caixin What happened: Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei plans to drive a new round of…


Xiaomi forms Africa-focused business unit as overseas sales rise

(Image credit: Xiaomi) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is looking to expand its presence in Africa amid increased…


Xiaomi buys back 6 million shares as stock prices fall

Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun (Image credit: Xiaomi) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has repurchased more than 6…


Briefing: Idriverplus receives autonomous vehicle road test permit for Beijing

智行者获得北京 T3 级自动驾驶路测牌照 - TechNode Chinese What happened: Chinese autonomous vehicle startup Idriverplus has been given…


CCTV partners with Baidu for Spring Festival hongbao, excludes Alibaba, Tencent

(Image credit: Baidu) Chinese state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) has partnered with tech giant Baidu to…


Microsoft to launch its biggest AI, IoT lab in Shanghai

Microsoft China and Shanghai's Pudong government signed a partnership agreement on Wednesday. (Image credit:……


Briefing: US pursuing Huawei for alleged theft of trade secrets

Huawei Targeted in U.S. Criminal Probe for Alleged Theft of Trade Secrets  - WSJ What happened: Chinese…