China's convenience stores no longer need people

Amazon has promised the retailing world something amazing when it released its…


Connected cars at MWC Shanghai: Openness, versatility, and tons of data

Volkswagen, Toyota, Alibaba YunOS and BYD displayed their connected cars at the…


US firm says ofo leading bike rental race in China

The public spat between Tencent’s CEO Pony Ma and GSR Ventures managing…


Tech companies are using their data to solve China's traffic problems

Air pollution, driving restrictions, and devastatingly long traffic jams are an…


Live from TechCrunch - The car the internet made

China is likely to become the next leader in new energy vehicles, said Ian Zhu,…


Live from TechCrunch - China's companies forced to move faster to stay ahead

With the rise of mass innovation in China, money is flooding into startups,…


Hacking blockchain, bike-rental and robotics at the TechCrunch Shenzhen Hackathon

Shenzhen’s rainstorms didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of students, designers and…


Mobike's data strategy emerges on Baidu Maps

Mobike’s recently-announced data sharing strategy has just made a prominent…


Tencent ups the bike-rental ante with largest funding round so far

Mobike today announced that it has raised over US$600 million in Series E, the…


Bike-rental in China takes a tacky new turn with golden bikes

The streets of China are covered with gold.... gold bicycles that is. The new…