Huawei phone with child monitoring customizations spark debate

A shopper tests a Huawei phone in Shanghai on March 22, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald) Chinese…


Dating apps Momo and Tantan suspend social feeds in content cleanup

Momo and Tantan, two location-based social messaging apps. (Image credit: Momo) Shares of dating app company Momo fell…


Oracle workers may find age, industry expectations are hurdles in job hunt

(Image credit: Oracle) Employees laid off from Oracle China appear to be a hot commodity for tech companies looking to…


Briefing: Netflix inks deal with Alibaba’s Youku for Chinese-language rom-com

Netflix Signs Deal With Alibaba to Add Chinese-Language TV Show - Bloomberg What happened: Netflix signed a deal with…


Social selling startup Beidian raises RMB 860 million, challenges Pinduoduo

(Image credit: Beidian) Chinese social retail startup Beidian announced Wednesday it closed its first round of funding…


China's Microsoft challenger Kingsoft files for Shanghai tech board listing

Lei Jun, Xiaomi founder and CEO (left); Chen Sheng, CEO of 21 Vianet, a Xiaomi-backed network infrastructure company…


Customers of Luckin Coffee wait in line to place their order at the counter in Pudong, Shanghai on April 4, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Luckin reportedly seeking Ele.me tie-up for deliveries amid profit pressures

Customers of Luckin Coffee wait in line in Pudong, Shanghai on April 4, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)…


Pinduoduo's RMB 1.5 billion Shanghai brands program may help profits, reputation

Heritage Shanghai brands being sold on Pinduoduo: cosmetics company Jahwa (brands include Maxam and Six God), food…


Briefing: Oracle to layoff around 1,000 employees in China R&D center

甲骨文确认中国区首批裁员900余人:眼看到手的股票期权飞了 - 21st Century Business Herald What happened: US tech giant Oracle will lay off about…


Sellers use Baidu Tieba and WeChat stores to peddle nitrous oxide

Cartridges of nitrous oxide, known as laughing gas, at a night club. (Image credit: Bigstock/janstarstud) Using the…