Eight years later, Google Search won't beat Baidu

Since Google Search’s exit from China in 2010, homegrown tech giant Baidu has absorbed most of the Chinese search…


Luckin Coffee

How Luckin Coffee is reforming China’s coffee culture

A former tech executive who drinks three to five cups of coffee each day — perhaps at least two of them from Starbucks…


Opinion: We need to stop equating WeChat with the Chinese internet

What if, in the future not far away, there will be no other Chinese app besides WeChat? As China’s provincial…


Why QR codes trump NFC in China

Editor's note: This was contributed by Tianyu M. Fang, a Boston-based freelance writer on Chinese tech and culture, and…