The future of global payments

In the age of the internet, we can send data and information to anybody around the world almost instantly at little…


How to spot a dark horse amidst the blockchain craze

The blockchain industry witnessed an explosive rise in late 2017 and well into 2018. But with all the hype around it,…


Edith Yeung's top 10 blockchain trends in China at TechCrunch Hangzhou

Blockchain and cryptocurrency are two of the most talked about buzzwords in the tech investment world. The ongoing…


China's tech innovation in a global perspective

For a long time, people have been saying that China's strength is not in technology innovation, but if you take a…


China's largest carmaker SAIC Motor launches its own AI lab

Chinese multinational carmaker SAIC Motor (上汽集团) has launched its own AI lab, according to The Paper. The…


Chinese e-recruitment site Liepin Iands on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Wise Talent Information Technology, the parent company of China's largest job recruitment site Liepin.com (猎聘网), went…


WeChat Pay's “No-Queueing Month” hits traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers

Earlier this month, WeChat Pay declared the month of June as the “No-Queueing Month.” Now that the campaign is entering…


Taipei-based startup TWO IoT is using IoT and blockchain to transform waste management

The world's population is increasingly urban. Rising along with the urban population are the unpleasant byproducts of…


Chinese AI startup Malong Technologies selected as WEF Technology Pioneer

(Image Credit: Malong Technologies) Malong Technologies, a Shenzhen-based AI product recognition startup, has been…


VIPKID valued at RMB 20 billion after its $500 million Series D+

Correction: The article originally stated the company's valuation is now $20 billion. The figure should be RMB 20…