China's central bank institute launches first blockchain platform

A research institute under the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has launched a…


Merchants accuse Ele.me of unfairly deducting money from orders

Merchants are accusing food delivery startup Ele.me of forcing to deduct RMB 3…


Short video platforms Douyin, Kuaishou accused of showing counterfeit products

Chinese short video platform such as Douyin and Kuaishou are being criticized…


Bytedance will have more than half of its users from overseas by 2020: CEO Zhang Yiming

Zhang Yiming—CEO of Bytedance an AI-powered content platform and parent to…


Walmart ditches Alipay in favor of WeChat in western China

Walmart has stopped supporting Alipay and started accepting WeChat pay at all…


Ant Financial, Didi and Xiaomi named top unicorns in China

China's Ministry of Science and Technology has announced the 2017 China Unicorn…


The company most known for its Android lock screen just revealed a bevy of robots

Cheetah Mobile—known to international audiences through apps such as Clean…


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Peking University opens first games industry course

Prestigious Peking University has opened a new course of studies in gaming this…


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

China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television…


Beijing gives Baidu licenses to road test driverless cars

Beijing city authorities gave Baidu the first batch of licenses to conduct open…