Alibaba in talks for second major investment in Thailand for industrial land

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is quietly plotting its expansion in Thailand. The company is in negotiation with…


China may see a new wave of tech IPOs as unicorns mature

China, the world’s second largest breeding ground for unicorns, will likely see another wave of tech initial public…


Briefing: Hackers hit Chinese ride-hailing firm Yidao, demand large sums of bitcoin

易到用车服务器遭连续攻击:攻击者索要巨额比特币 - cnBeta What happened: Ride-hailing firm Yidao Yongche was the target of multiple cyber…


Industry goliaths seek innovation boost from Chinese tech startups

Left to right: John Artman, editor-in-chief of TechNode; Ben Hassing, SVP of global cross border trade at Walmart;…


Briefing: Alibaba Health gets a $290 million boost from Alibaba, Ant Financial

Alibaba and Ant Financial increase stake in Alibaba Health - KrASIA What happened: Alibaba and Ant Financial, its…


Blockchain and its role in China's future financial system

Left to right: John Artman, editor-in-chief of TechNode; Steven Wang, head of market research at Ant Blockchain; Tyler…


Tencent revamps education business, launches learning-focused AI lab

Chinese internet giant Tencent launched a new education brand “Tencent Education,” Dowson Tong, senior executive vice…


Briefing: HSBC to add 1,000 jobs at China tech centers

HSBC plans more China tech jobs in push for market share - Reuters  What happened: HSBC is planning to add more than…


Briefing: Bytedance to launch Spotify-like music streaming app in fall

TikTok Owner to Challenge Spotify and Apple With Music Service - Bloomberg What happened: Bytedance, which owns short…


Qutoutiao widens losses in Q1 as user acquisition bites, CEO resigns

Content aggregator Qutoutiao doubled its net losses in the quarter ended March 31 despite strong revenue growth as the…