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New rules for rental economy user deposits clarify legal gray area

Abandoned bicycles from various bike-hire companies including Ofo and Mobike…


Is China prepared for the real impact of AI?

(Image credit: BigStock/Tillhunter) Amy Webb, the much-revered founder of the…


Weibo users support 'Apex Legends' blocking China gamers

An Apex Legends squad (Image credit: Respawn Entertainment). Many users of…


Recent data leaks highlight China's cybersecurity flaws

Earlier this month, Dutch cybersecurity researcher Victor Gevers happened upon…


Briefing: China's central bank to set up new regulatory rules for fintech

China's central bank says will gradually set up rules to regulate fintech -…


Alibaba debuts a chatbot to tackle robocalls

(Image credit: Alibaba) A smart assistant recently launched by Alibaba may be…


Consumer Rights Day 2019: Medical waste, toys and e-cigarettes targeted

CCTV "315" Gala Logo (Image credit: Dingzhang Yu/TechNode) Editor’s note: A…


Briefing: E-commerce complaints surged 126% in 2018: regulator

2018年网购投诉同比增长126% - CCTV.com What happened: Chinese e-commerce players are…


Praising for pay: WeChat adoration groups for hire on Taobao

A Taobao search for "kuakua qun," or "praise groups," pulled up a variety of…


How China's Two Sessions offer glimpse into tech policy priorities

Vaguely akin to the Oscars, with the rich and famous showing off their loyalty…