Murder of Didi driver thrusts ride-hailing security into the spotlight once again

A Didi driver has allegedly been murdered by a passenger in the central Chinese city of Changde, once again drawing…


Automaker Changan parters with Tencent, Alibaba on RMB 10 billion mobility business

(Image credit: Changan) Chinese automaker Changan has tied up with internet giants Tencent and Alibaba to form a RMB 10…


More than 500 fraudsters arrested over fake Didi transactions

(Image credit: Didi) More than 500 individuals have been arrested for using Didi’s ride-hailing platform for fraudulent…


China tells financial services industry to wipe out online usury

(Image credit: Rong360) Chinese authorities are stepping up efforts to fight online usury, an issue sharply criticized…


Briefing: Didi takes punitive measures against deviant shared bike riders

滴滴发布违规使用单车惩罚措施,相关账号将被冻结5-90天 — Jiemian What happened: Mobility company Didi is taking more severe punitive measures…


Briefing: Former Tencent AI Lab head joins Sinovation Ventures

前腾讯AI Lab主任张潼加盟创新工场 兼任科研合伙人 - Sina Tech What happened: Zhang Tong, former head of Tencent AI Lab, will join venture…


JD.com general counsel resigns days after CTO steps down

Long Yu, General Counsel and former Chief Human Resources Officer, JD.com (Image credit: JD.com). JD.com is seeing a…


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New rules for rental economy user deposits clarify legal gray area

Abandoned bicycles from various bike-hire companies including Ofo and Mobike (Image credit: 123RF). Chinese bike-rental…


Estee Lauder sues NetEase Kaola for brand infringement

Screenshots of MAC's brand page on the NetEase Kaola website (Image credit: TechNode/Jill Shen). Estee Lauder China is…


Briefing: Xiaohongshu testing WeChat mini-program in e-commerce expansion

小红书开了个“小红店”,要在朋友圈做社交电商的生意 - 36Kr What happened: Chinese e-commerce and social media platform Xiaohongshu, known as RED,…