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…


China's cyber watchdog shuts down 3,500 apps over 'pornographic' content

Weibo's Yizhibo live streaming service. (Image credit: Yizhibo) China’s cyber watchdog has shut down nearly 3,500…


Facial recognition tech could make cash toast at Beijing bakeries

Chinese payment platform Alipay will launch facial recognition payment services at 300 bakeries in Beijing, showing…


Briefing: Hello TransTech secures RMB 4 billion in funding

哈啰出行完成近40亿元新融资,春华资本、蚂蚁金服联合领投 - Jiemian What happened: Hello TransTech investors have revealed recently that the Chinese…


Chinese court freezes Bullet Messenger backer Smartisan's bank account

A Beijing court has frozen Chinese smartphone maker and Bullet Messenger backer Smartisan's bank account, which…


Alipay denies plan to report RMB 50,000 transactions to China's central bank

  Chinese social media brimmed with conversation following rumors that mobile payment platforms including…


In a series of three firsts, Beijing's internet court dismisses ByteDance copyright suit against Baidu

Beijing's newly established internet court has dismissed ByteDance-backed Douyin's copyright lawsuit against Baidu, a…


JD Finance removes second P2P lending feature from its app

JD Finance has removed its second peer-to-peer (P2P) lending feature from its app after it had been online for less…


Smartphone manufacturer Oppo develops 10x zoom for smartphone cameras

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has developed 10x zoom functionality, potentially integrating it into its upcoming F19…


Autonomous driving startup AutoBrain to start Level-3 car sales in 2020

 (Image credit: AutoBrain) Beijing-based autonomous driving company AutoBrain and Chinese auto manufacturer Great Wall…