Ant Financial's mutual aid platform adds 26 million users in fewer than 3 months

Users of Ant Financial's mutual insurance product have surged by around half to 76 million over the last three months…


Huawei was present at CES Asia 2019 to showcase its latest consumer products in Shanghai, China on June 11, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Briefing: Huawei's Hongmeng OS could outpace Android, iOS - CEO

Le nouveau monde, c’est lui ! - Le Point What happened: It is "very much possible" that Huawei's proprietary operating…


Briefing: Amazon calls time on paper book sales in China

Amazon halts sales of paper books in China, more businesses to close in near future — Global Times What happened:…


Baidu censured for promoting fraudulent college application services

Screenshot of a consultancy listed on the second page of Baidu's search results, displaying testimonials from students…


Briefing: Alipay's waste-sorting guides hit 1 million users in 3 days

支付宝垃圾分类小程序三天新增用户数突破一百万 - 36Kr What happened: Mini-program guides for sorting trash on Alibaba's fintech affiliate app…


Briefing: Xiaohongshu, Ele.me and NetEase Kaola accused of harvesting user data

工业和信息化部关于电信服务质量的通告(2019年第2号) — Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People Republic of China What…


Briefing: Huawei inks Nepal 4G deal ahead of 5G push

Nepal's CG Group ties up with Huawei to launch 4G services - Reuters What happened: Huawei has secured a $100 million…


Alipay helps Shanghai citizens sort trash as authorities get tough

Alipay launched two mini-programs on Friday to help Shanghai citizens navigate the eastern Chinese city's tough new…


Shanxi government tells students to avoid search engines for applications

Screenshot of Baidu's "tip" feature which appears in search results for certain keywords, cautioning against "diploma…


Briefing: China’s tech suppliers look abroad to minimize effects of trade war

Vietnam and India see explosion in direct investment from China as tech suppliers shift production overseas, says…