Alipay and WeChat Pay could be affected by PBOC’s QR code standards

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China, has announced plans to…


China attempts to be a leader not a follower in 5G, dominate another area of tech

The first round of standards for 5G sees China taking a more decisive role that…


World’s top Go player Ke Jie announces rematch with AI, this time without AlphaGo

“I’ve said before that I will never play against AI, but now I take that back.”…


China's bike rental sector is still kicking—Hello Bike just won RMB 1 billion financing

Updated 28 December, 2017: This article has been updated to correct the…


China's first motorcycle ride-hailing service gets shut down in 3 days

Most startups launched are destined to fail and it looks like another ambitious…


Leave your wallet at home, WeChat is now issuing ID cards

Guangzhou city is leading China’s much-needed bureaucracy revolution with the…


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Another corruption scandal hits Huawei with its top executive suspected of bribery

The executive vice president of Huawei's consumer business group Greater China,…


JD is starting a second-hand e-commerce service "Paipai"

Chinese e-commerce behemoth JD officially released the "Paipai second-hand…


Updated: WeChat's Christmas hat craze shows the success of WeChat mini apps

Updated 26 December 2017: This article has been updated to correct the…


Chinese hackers are selling personal information for as little as $0.01

Spam calls and texts are rampant in China. According to a survey from the China…