WeChat tests short-video feature in challenge to TikTok

WeChat is testing a new feature that allows users to post videos to an audience beyond their social circles in a bid…


Chinese coding language 'Mulan' found to be Python fork

Python coding language sign on notebook screen. (Image credit:Bigstock/dTosh) News of a research fellow who was…


Xiaomi spins off Poco, its Indian smartphone brand

The exterior of a Xiaomi store in Beijing on Nov. 25, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao) Xiaomi is spinning off a…


Huawei updates developer tools as split from Android deepens

Staff manages a Huawei store in Shanghai on March 22, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald) Huawei released…


WeChat rolls out paywall feature for official accounts

  WeChat announced Wednesday it is testing a new feature which allows publishers on the social media app to add…


WeChat mini programs: the future is e-commerce

WeChat facial recognition payment. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) With contributions from Emma Lee WeChat rolled…


Huawei restructures to focus on cloud computing, AI

Huawei's Ascend 910  cloud computing processor. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Huawei announced last week changes…


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Funding to Chinese tech startups more than halved in Q4: report

(Image credit: Bigstock/World Image) Venture capital funding for Chinese technology startups dropped by 51.5% year on…


China grants bandwidth to fourth 5G operator

5G sign inside a shopping mall on Sept. 28, 2019, in Beijing. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao) China’s top…


Lenovo, Xiaomi quarrel after smartphone executive jumps ship

The exterior of a Xiaomi building in Beijing on Oct. 30, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao) Lenovo and Xiaomi may…