Briefing: Online retailer Suning to open 15,000 offline stores in 2019

苏宁张近东宣布2019年开店目标15000家,重新定义前中后台 - Jiemian What happened: Chinese online retailer Suning.com is planning to open 15,000…


Briefing: Chinese mobile operators censured for bad business practices

三大运营商旗下的多家分公司被纳入电信业务经营不良名单 - Pingwest What happened: Two of China's major mobile operators, China Unicom and China…


Didi hints at next security upgrade: real-name verification for passengers

Ride-hailing giant Didi has hinted at the next possible upgrade to the company's security features: requiring…


WeChat blocks three social networking challengers within one day

Tencent-backed WeChat banned three social networking rivals within one day on its platform—including Bytedance's…


Oppo creates new business group for developing IoT and smart devices

Liu Bo, vice president of Oppo and head of the Intelligent Mobile Devices group (Image credit: Oppo) Chinese smartphone…


Briefing: AI startup Horizon Robotics to raise $600 million in Series B funding

地平线即将完成6亿美元融资,或创AI芯片融资纪录 - Chedongxi What happened: Horizon Robotics, a Chinese AI chip company, is about to close its…


Hello TransTech to launch carpooling service in 10 cities

Chinese bike-rental firm Hello TransTech will launch a carpooling platform later this month, our sister site TechNode…


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Restaurants face higher costs as food-delivery platforms hike fees, again

Some of China's leading fast-food delivery platforms will hike fees they charge to restaurants by as much as three…


Haidilao patron arrested for hacking Wi-Fi, broadcasting porn

Chinese police have arrested a man suspected of hacking the Wi-Fi at a branch of popular food chain Haidilao to…


China prepares to issue temporary 5G licenses to operators

(Image credit: Bigstock/LPStudio ) Miao Wei, head of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT),…