Shenzhen-based tech company prohibits employees from buying iPhones

A display manufacturer from Shenzhen is offering subsidies to employees who purchase Huawei smartphones while fining…


Chinese internet split over Qualcomm's Apple ban

The Chinese internet is divided after a court in the eastern Chinese city of Fuzhou banned the sale of some iPhone…


Didi moves to curb bad behavior among drunk passengers

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi has rolled out a series of features aimed at curbing bad behavior among drunk…


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Briefing: Japanese government to halt sourcing ZTE and Huawei equipment

Japan government to halt buying Huawei, ZTE equipment: sources - Reuters What happened: Japan plans to ban government…


Briefing: Ctrip to offer RMB 100 million skiing subsidies ahead of Winter Olympics

携程预计2019年将投放1亿元滑雪补贴 - Jiemian What happened: Ctrip, China's leading travel information platform, will offer subsidies…


Smart-lock maker's bomb disposal ad sparks public backlash

A Shenzhen-based digital lock manufacturer has been accused by cybersecurity police of insulting the national…


Briefing: OnePlus to release 5G smartphone in Europe

一加CEO刘作虎:明年发布欧洲第一款商用5G手机 - 36Kr What happened: Liu Zuohu, CEO of Chinese smartphone startup OnePlus, claimed during the…


Briefing: NetEase to cease live-streaming operation

NetEase to Shutter Livestreaming Operation - Caixin Global What happened: NetEase-backed live-streaming app Bohe…


Video platform Youku's head Yang Weidong under investigation

Yang Weidong, head of Alibaba-backed video platform Youku and CEO of Alibaba Music is under investigation for…


Google Play removes Cheetah Mobile-backed apps for ad fraud

Google has removed two popular Chinese apps from its Play Store, including one run by Beijing-based internet company…