View from China: Designing the blueprint for smart living

From left: Lu Gang, founder TechNode (moderator); Wang Xionghui (ORVIBO), Xu Chengmao (Midea Corporate Research…


Leadership crisis is latest woe for Bullet Messenger operator Smartisan

Bullet Messenger operator Smartisan Technology has undergone a drastic reshuffle. CEO Luo Yonghao is no longer legal…


Quora-like Zhihu rumored to lay off hundreds of employees

Zhihu, China’s Quora-like knowledge sharing platform is reportedly laying off over 300 staff, around 15% of its…


Briefing: Tencent Music sued by early investor ahead of US IPO

Tencent Music sued by investor ahead of $1.2 billion US IPO – TechCrunch What happened: Co-President of Tencent Music…


Briefing: Chinese AI upstart Megvii reportedly seeking $500 million in funding

China's AI start-up Megvii raising $500 million at $3.5 billion valuation: sources - Reuters  What happened: Chinese AI…


In search of an identity for Made-in-China goods

(l-r) Yao Wenjin (moderator), Alpay Er (WDO), Soon-In Lee (Seoul Design Center), Zhi Guanxian (LCDSHK) and Hu Qizhi,…


JD Finance mobile app pulled from iOS App Store

JD Finance's iOS app was removed from China's Apple App Store this morning (Dec. 7), Chinese media is reporting (in…


Caught in the cross-fire between US and China, Huawei responds to CFO's arrest

Following the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, CFO and deputy chairwoman of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, the company…


Briefing: British telco BT blocks Huawei from core networks

BT to strip China's Huawei from core networks, limit 5G access – Reuters What happened: British telecommunications…


Briefing: Xiaomi overtakes Apple as top seller of wearable devices

IDC公布2018Q3可穿戴设备出货量 小米力压苹果获得全球第一 – TechWeb What happened: Xiaomi sold more units of smart wearable devices than any…