Alibaba-backed internet car startup Banma secures RMB 1.6 billion in first financing round

(Image Credit: Alizila) Banma Network Technologies (斑马网络), a joint venture between Alibaba Group and SAIC Motor Corp,…


Ant Financial rolls out China's first blockchain-powered electronic medical prescription service

Ant Financial and Huashan Hospital, a teaching hospital affiliated to Fudan University in Shanghai, have launched what…


In China? Here's what you need to know about the new iPhones

Apple has unveiled the details of the new iPhones—iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR—as well as the new Apple…


Briefing: Ucommune acquires smart office platform for RMB 200 million

买买买停不下来!优客工场又将“火箭科技”收入囊中 – 动点科技 What happened: Beijing based co-working space provider Ucommune has announced a RMB 200…


Briefing: NetEase Cloud Music signs copyright license agreement with NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan

网易云音乐与NBC环球娱乐日本有限公司达成版权合作 – Sina Tech What happened: NetEase Cloud Music has announced a copyright licensing…


Briefing: Mobike begins replacing 40 thousand old bikes in Shenzhen

摩拜将在深圳置换4万辆新车 称废旧单车100%回收再用 - Sina Tech What happened: Mobike plans to replace 40 thousand old bikes in Shenzhen in an…


A short history of the QR code in China and why Southeast Asia is next

(Image Credit: Beijing Inspiry Technology) China’s love for QR codes is no secret. From meals and groceries to rent and…


Briefing: Bullet Messenger plans to spend RMB 1 billion in the next 6 months

罗永浩:子弹短信增长明显放缓 6个月烧10亿拉新 – Sina Tech What happened: Smartisan CEO Luo Yonghao took to Weibo to announce Bullet…


Shaanxi police rolls out new safety feature on WeChat

Shanxi police have introduced a new safety feature on WeChat. (Image Credit: 华商网 www.hsw.cn) Shaanxi police have…


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China’s coffee war moves up a notch as Luckin and Tencent ink strategic agreement

Bejing-based Luckin Coffee and internet giant Tencent have entered into a strategic agreement, according to 36Kr (in…