Briefing: 197 blockchain projects have registered with cyberspace authority

首批境内区块链服务项目公布 BATJ及多家机构入列 - Xinhua Net What happened: The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) released the list of…


Briefing: Hong Kong grants first batch of licenses for virtual banking

Hong Kong Starts Granting Licenses for Virtual Banks - Bloomberg What happened: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)…


Briefing: Bytedance invests in celebrity and KOL management agency

Bytedance invests in celebrity management agency – KrAsia What happened: Bytedance has made an investment of an…


JD Cloud lands exclusive rights to 'Minecraft: Education Edition' in China

(Image credit: JD Cloud) JD.com’s cloud service JD Cloud has gained the exclusive rights to "Minecraft: Education…


China's mobile payment market fourth quarter growth dwindled

China’s third-party mobile payment market reached RMB 47.2 trillion ($7.01 trillion) in trade volume in the fourth…


Briefing: Alibaba-owned Lazada to bolster financial services offerings

E-retailer Lazada looks to boost financial services as it takes a page from the books of Alibaba - CNBC What happened:…


Briefing: Fintech startup Airwallex now a unicorn with $100 million Series C

金融科技公司Airwallex完成1亿美元C轮融资,DST Global领投 – 动点科技  What happened: Hong Kong-headquartered fintech startup Airwallex has…


Guangdong's largest online lender Hongling Capital to close down its operation

Zhou Shiping, CEO of Hongling Capital, announced the company will be shutting down its online lending operation (Image…


Briefing: Tencent said to launch UPI-based WeChat Pay

WeChat Pay to reportedly take on Google Pay and Paytm in India later this year – The Next Web What happened: Tencent is…


Briefing: Bitmain reportedly planning to deploy 200,000 units of its own mining equipment

Bitmain Set to Deploy $80 Million Worth of Bitcoin Miners, Sources Say - CoinDesk What happened: Chinese cryptocurrency…