JD.com employees to work '995' schedules as pressures mount

Richard Liu, founder and CEO of JD.com (Image credit: JD.com) Employees of Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com have…


Briefing: Facebook AI executive joins Alibaba

Caffe Pioneer & AI Infrastructure Director Leaves Facebook - Synced What happened: Facebook AI Infrastructure…


SenseTime facial recognition system to alert fatigued Shanghai bus drivers

(Image credit: SenseTime) A number of bus drivers in Shanghai can now count on alerts from an artificial intelligence…


Briefing: Xiaomi-backed trading firm Tiger Brokers to raise $91 million in US IPO

老虎证券赴美IPO最高募资9100万 小米盈透有意认购 - Sina Finance What happened: Xiaomi-backed online trading platform Tiger Brokers plans to…


Former LinkedIn China exec criticizes the platform for lagging WeChat

Former LinkedIn China president Derek Shen said Monday that the professional networking site has "lagged way behind”…


Ant Financial reportedly preparing to IPO on Shanghai tech board

Alibaba’s financial arm Ant Financial is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) on China’s new…


China aims to be 'country of innovators': science minister

Wang Zhigang, head of Ministry of Science and Technology (Image credit: MOST) As China pushes forward efforts to become…


Baidu invests further in WM Motor to raise stakes in smart mobility

(Image credit: WM Motors) Electric vehicle maker Weltmeister Motor recently closed its RMB 3 billion (around $450…


Briefing: Germany to tighten security on 5G equipment to avoid Huawei ban

Germany does not want to ban Huawei from 5G networks: Minister - Reuters What happened: On Thursday, German Economy…


Briefing: Netease to close photo album platform in May

网易相册:停止新用户注册 5月8日停止运营 - TechWeb What happened: Online gaming giant Netease announced on Thursday it will shutter its…