Amid intensified scrutiny, Baidu removes 50 billion pieces of 'harmful' content

(Image credit: Jon Russell via Flickr) Chinese technology giant Baidu processed more than 50 billion "harmful" pieces…


Briefing: Xiaomi rumored to release foldable smartphone

三段式折叠,这或许就是小米即将发布的折叠屏手机 -TechNode Chinese What happened: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is reportedly working on a…


Tencent's AI Lab head quits

Zhang Tong, Tencent AI Labs' former executive director (Image credit: Tencent) Zhang Tong, head of one of Tencent's key…


Accelerator Y Combinator selects China mentors, includes Pinduoduo CEO

Y Combinator's Lu Qi. (Image credit: Y Combinator) Startup accelerator Y Combinator (YC) has selected the mentors for…


China's education ministry bans harmful apps from school campuses

Chinese education authorities and schools will ban apps that they deem to be harmful to student development from…


Bytedance to license Smartisan’s patents for its online education business

Chinese internet firm Bytedance is expected to license a number of smartphone maker Smartisan's patents to expand and…


Baidu a reform and opening up pioneer, says CEO Robin Li

Baidu CEO Robin Li (Image credit: Baidu) Baidu CEO Robin Li has called Baidu a "pioneer in China’s economic reform and…


Didi launches financial service products amid tightened regulation

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi has launched a series of financial service products, highlighting its efforts to…


Nearly 5 million passengers' data leaked from online train ticketing platforms

Data thieves stole the personal information of nearly 5 million people from an unconfirmed number of Chinese online…


Huawei to increase focus on consumer business after record-breaking smartphone sales

Huawei plans to go "all in" on its smart ecosystem in 2019, following an expected 50% year-on-year increase in revenue…