China’s top apps user respond to user privacy concerns

China’s popular apps have found themselves in hot water as the public scrutinizes how tech companies collect user data.…


JD forms new strategic partnership with Sina

Online retailer JD has struck a new strategic partnership deal with Sina Corp dubbed “京浪计划” (the JD-Sina Program; our…


China's short video platforms face backlash over "vulgar content"

The People's Daily is reporting that short video platforms have been found teeming with inappropriate and vulgar…


Explainer: Why Taiwan is slow to adopt mobile payments

As China makes headway to becoming the world’s first cashless economy—and other markets follow its footsteps—Taiwan is…


Walmart ditches Alipay in favor of WeChat in western China

Walmart has stopped supporting Alipay and started accepting WeChat pay at all stores located in the Huaxi region of…


Ant Financial, Didi and Xiaomi named top unicorns in China

China's Ministry of Science and Technology has announced the 2017 China Unicorn Enterprise Development Report (in…


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Peking University opens first games industry course

Prestigious Peking University has opened a new course of studies in gaming this semester called 电子游戏通论 “The General…


Alibaba Cloud launches its first data center in Indonesia

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba, announced today that it has opened its first data center in…


Didi Hitch saw over 30 million rides taking place during Chunyun

China’s ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing announced today that its Inter-City Hitch service completed over 30.67 million…


NetEase sues Tmall for unfair competition

NetEase has filed an RMB 10 million lawsuit against Alibaba’s Tmall for unfair competition, local media has reported…