JD Daojia downsizes unmanned shelf project

(Image credit: JD Daojia) JD.com's online-to-offline (O2O) grocery platform JD Daojia has downsized its unmanned shelf…


Briefing: Huawei receives green light from India to trial 5G

India extends belated invite to Huawei for 5G trials – Asia Times What happened: Huawei Technologies said it has been…


Indiegogo wants to help Chinese innovators go global

Zuo Xiao, senior manager of strategic programs at Indiegogo, speaking at 2018 International DTech Conference. (Image…


Briefing: Google's China search project halted after internal complaints

Google’s secret China project “effectively ended” after internal confrontation - The Intercept What happened: Google…


Briefing: Chinese workers at Foxconn protest over unpaid bonuses

Chinese workers at Apple supplier Foxconn stage street protest over unpaid bonuses – SCMP What happened: Hundreds of…


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 backer Smartisan

Bullet Messenger backer 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…