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Briefing: Douyin tests longer videos to diversify portfolio

抖音正在内测长视频,不再拘泥15秒 - 36Kr What happened: Bytedance backed Douyin, known as TikTok internationally, is testing videos…


China looks to private capital, open source technology for global tech game advantage

China is racing against time to establish its own technological intellectual property, particularly in the…


Briefing: Only 100 P2P lending platforms will survive in China: expert

P2P合规检查进入冲刺阶段,专家称未来网贷平台或降至百家 - The Paper What happened: Only around 100 peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms will…


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Briefing: Meituan to pair with Starbucks rival Luckin Coffee on delivery services

Meituan to team up with China Starbucks challenger Luckin Coffee on delivery services - SCMP What happened: Starbucks'…


WeChat and China's central bank enable QR code tax payments

China's "super app" WeChat now supports personal and corporate tax payments, as private enterprises and the Chinese…


Livestreamed lessons thrust Chengdu high school into national spotlight

More than ever before, technology such as livestreaming offers high-school students across China, including those…


Volkswagen and Mercedes Benz partner on premium ride-hailing services in Shanghai

Volkswagen China and Mercedez Benz have partnered to launch a premium ride-hailing service in Shanghai, signaling…


Apple releases iOS update to resolve Qualcomm patent dispute

Apple has released an update to its mobile operating system iOS in an effort to settle a patent dispute brought to a…


Top Henan tourist site waives ticket fees for Huawei users

Shennong Mountain (Image credit: Baidu) A well-known tourist site in China's central Henan province has promised Huawei…


Briefing: OnePlus pairs with McLaren to tap premium smartphone market

Chinese smartphone brand OnePlus partners with luxury carmaker McLaren to tap premium handset market - SCMP What…