Eight Roads Ventures launches $275 million China-focused tech fund

The term “capital winter” has been bandied about in the China tech scene since 2017 when the number of investments saw…


Tsinghua University is using the cloud to make it rain in the classroom

Professor Yu Xinjie teaches Principles of Electrical Circuits in a nondescript classroom at Tsinghua University,…


Airbnb China notifies hosts they may begin sharing their information with the government

Airbnb hosts with a listing in China were notified by Airbnb China by email that their information could be shared with…


How Tencent’s medical ecosystem is shaping the future of China’s healthcare

Here’s what used to happen when you get sick in China: You go to a public hospital to make an appointment, known as…


iFlytek’s journey from the bottom to the top of China’s voice AI industry

2017 was an auspicious year for Chinese AI firm iFlytek. In June, MIT Technology Review ranked the Chinese AI company…


Sogou doubles down on AI with launch of real-time translation and transcription devices

At the start of the Sogou Partner Conference in Beijing, the audience heard a recording that sounded like American…


Alibaba releases third annual IP protection report 1 day before listed as "notorious market" by USTR

Updated: The original article said this was the first annual report when, in fact, it is the third. The Office of the…


Live blog: Our Blockchain Future at TechCrunch Shanghai

We're going to be live blogging "Our Blockchain Future" side stage event at TechCrunch Shanghai. With speakers from…


NIO is putting users first, selling cars second

Visitors to TechCrunch Shanghai were greeted with a sleek silver high-performance car at the entrance. This is EP9…


Announcing the winners from 2017 TechCrunch Shanghai hackathon

From over 300 participants and 66 teams of the adult division of the TechCrunch Shanghai hackathon, emerged 10…