SenseTime raises $620 million in Series C+

SenseTime, a leading Chinese leading facial and image recognition company, completed a  $620 million Series C+ funding.…


Meituan’s first offline fresh grocery delivery business debuts in Beijing

Ella Supermarket (小象生鲜), the fresh grocery delivery affiliate of life convenience and food delivery platform Meituan,…


Seven year old App Store reviews show how far WeChat has come

Weibo account The Founder (创业家传媒) uploaded screenshots of users' comments on WeChat 7 years ago. Though it's not…


Suning tests China's first autonomous logistic heavy truck in Shanghai

On May 24, Suning completed its first test of Xing Long 1 (行龙一号), the company's autonomous heavy truck, at the…


Lenovo CEO admits phone business "has sunk to the bottom"

“Lenovo phone business in China has sunk to the bottom, and thus we have no fear anymore” Yang Yuanqing, CEO of Lenovo,…


Alipay opens Future Pharmacy supporting facial recognition payment in Zhengzhou

Alipay has launched the first Future Pharmacy (未来药店) with local Zhangzhongjing Pharmacy in Zhengzhou, Henan Province.…


The battle for China's on-demand food delivery moves to Nanjing

Didi announced via their official WeChat account on May 24 that their food delivery service, Didi Foodie, will formally…


Marketing, social media, and personal branding in China: Lessons from local entrepreneurs

On 24 May, TechNode hosted the first 2018 panel event “East and West Communication in the Attention Economy” at Hotel…


"If you don't want us to throw your package, pay for insurance": Parcels in China still manhandled despite prolonged regulatory efforts

In any given Chinese metropolis, it's common to walk past delivery sorting points. These can be warehouses, repurposed…


Twitter Branding Summit debut in Beijing tries to balance politics and business

On May 17, Twitter held the Twitter Brand Summit in Sanlitun Soho, Beijing, Twitter branding’s official debut in China.…