Dangdang was once a top e-commerce platform, but a drawn-out power struggle as well as divorce drama between Li and his ex-wife and co-founder has clouded the company’s future.
Chaos in the C suite at Dangdang, Arm China, and Bitmain as managers test the limits of their powers—and sometimes sideline their own boards.
Despite Dangdang’s early rise to prominence, the online bookseller is gradually losing the battle with younger competitors.
After a week of personal scandals involving guys like Jiang Fan and Li Guoqing, we’ve been thinking about how common bad behavior is in tech.
Jiang Fan was widely seen as a potential successor of Zhang Yong, the current CEO of Alibaba Group. This tough career setback of the 35-year-old Jiang might mean a change to the e-commerce giant’s succession plans.
What did the pandemic change about work in China tech? Not as much as you might think. Some are even glad to get back to the office for 996.
New technology, markets hold promise but gloomy economy and increased regulatory control pose threats.
TechCrunch Beijing is quickly approaching and we can’t wait. For all the aspirational geeks and entrepreneurs out there, TechCrunch Beijing Summit features a two-day hackathon from November 5 to 6 and two-day main stage talks from November 7 to 8. At the same time, a series of exciting parallel events will be held raging from […]
Rumors have circulated for some time that Taobao Read (our translation), the digital publishing business of Alibaba Group, was dissolved last month. An anonymous Taobao Read employee and other people close to the matter have confirmed the closure at Zhihu.com, a Quora-like Q&A and content sharing platform. The Taobao Read app and published e-books currently […]
In a traditionally male-oriented field, entrepreneurship can be tough for women. In order to avoid some of the prejudices or miscommunication with male investors, some woman entrepreneurs specifically seek out female investors when raising cash for their startups. According to a Fortune Magazine analysis from February 2014, just 4 percent of senior partners at venture […]