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…


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Some ofo users unable to apply for in-app deposit refunds

In the latest ofo debacle, some users of the Chinese bike rental firm found that they were unable to apply for deposit…


Lifestyle app Meituan's crime-busting unit sends around 90 to police

Meituan Dianping, a Chinese mega lifestyle app, has sent 89 people to the police as part of an internal…


Briefing: Jack Ma says 'all in' strategies are not panacea for corporate prosperity

马云:现在少有企业做大,很多人相信赌博和all in - 36Kr What happened: Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, said that few companies grow bigger and…


Faraday Future says it hasn't lost arbitration battle with Evergrande

Electric car maker Faraday Future (FF) says a recent arbitration decision against the company is not final, and full…


China lifts tax-free ceiling for personal online purchases from abroad

China’s Ministry of Finance announced Friday that it will lift the tax-free ceiling for personal cross-border…


Alibaba looks to Beijing's OTC market for emerging retail opportunities

In the space of one month, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, and its related affiliates, have invested more than RMB 3…


Founder of smartphone brand Gionee on social credit blacklist

Liu Lirong, founder and chairman at Gionee. (Image credit: Sohu.com) Liu Lirong, founder and chairman of Gionee, one of…