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Beijing rolls out electronic fences and reinforces parking guidelines for bike rentals

The Chinese capital is reinforcing electronic fences for bike rentals. The designated parking zones will prevent bike…


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Ubtech raises 820 million in Series C funding round

Shenzhen-based AI and humanoid robotic company Ubtech has secured $820 million in Series C funding round, our sister…


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Xiaomi files application for IPO in Hong Kong

Beijing-based smartphone giant Xiaomi has filed its application for an initial public offering (IPO) to the Hong Kong…


Micro-shop Weidian rumored to be struggling amid staff exodus

Micro-shop Weidian (微店) is rumored to be going through some rough patches, according to a 36Kr report. Weidian is the…


A mini-game about balls just went viral on WeChat

WeChat released a new selection of mini-games in April, and there is one that is on the rise to become one of the most…


Y Combinator is officially coming to China

The Silicon Valley-based startup incubator, Y Combinator (YC) is officially coming to mainland China, our sister site…


Taiwan’s largest social media platform is fighting for data justice

The Facebook data privacy scandal flooding the news for the past couple of weeks is part of a broader movement against…


Huawei receives approval to sell 5G base stations in the EU

Huawei’s 5G base station can now be sold within the EU region. According to a Xinhua News report, Huawei has passed the…


Alibaba’s logistics arm shows off self-developed driver-less van

Alibaba's logistics unit Cainiao is speeding up the development of driverless delivery vehicles. On April 19, the…


Tencent rumored to invest 100 million in Indian fantasy sports platform Dream 11

Tencent is reportedly advancing talks with Mumbai-based fantasy sports platform Dream 11 on an estimated 100 million…