China tightens scrutiny over online videos, bans illegal downloads and remakes

China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT) today issued a notice (in…


Beijing gives Baidu licenses to road test driverless cars

Beijing city authorities gave Baidu the first batch of licenses to conduct open road test for driverless vehicles.…


Meituan summoned by authorities as it launches ride-hailing service in Shanghai

Meituan, China’s group-buying website and e-commerce giant, rolled out ride-hailing service in Shanghai on Wednesday…


China’s movie makers are leveraging iQiyi’s data to make the next blockbuster

“You have to become part of the online scene, you can’t retreat into your own thinking,” Santo Han, screenwriter on The…


Video streaming site Youku sues Toutiao for illegally distributing Wolf Warriors 2

Youku, a leading video streaming service owned by Alibaba, is suing online content aggregator Toutiao (in Chinese) and…


Tencent invests in two game streaming platforms in one day: Huya & Douyu

Chinese live-streaming platform Huya (虎牙) yesterday announced that it has pocketed $461.6 million in its series B…


Apple replies to recent privacy accusations

Apple has caught fire from the public after an article written by an Apple customer went viral (in Chinese) this week…


WeChat’s shopping platform WeShop available for public beta

WeShop (our translation; 微选 in Chinese), a mobile marketplace embedded in WeChat powered by mini programs, has been put…


NIO and SAIC given China’s first licenses to road test driverless cars

China issued on Thursday the first batch of licenses for road tests of driverless vehicles to NIO, a Chinese electric…


Didi recruits food delivery riders in Wuxi to challenge Meituan

China’s ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is recruiting deliverymen in Wuxi, a city in southern Jiangsu province, for its…