Chinese authorities crack largest ever online piracy case

Chinese authorities have cracked the largest ever case in China involving…


China's central bank takes more control over mobile transactions

The Chinese online payment ecosystem will see more regulation as all…


Troubled smartphone maker Smartisan seeking revival upon $150m funding

Floundering smartphone maker Smartisan has raised RMB 1 billion (around $150…


Alibaba and Marriott International announce joint venture

Alibaba Group and Marriott International announced on August 7th the…


Tencent starts testing their contender to Alibaba's credit rating system

The battle between Tencent and Alibaba is entering a new field—credit scoring,…


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Huawei and Tencent in standoff over user data

Huawei, the Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone maker, is in a dispute…


With IPO plans, China's hipster social network Douban turns pragmatic

Douban—a Chinese social networking service that focuses on film, music, and…


Snap reported to be in talks to buy Beijing drone company for $200m

Snap Inc, the parent company for Snapchat, is reportedly in talks to acquire…


Tencent’s AI chatbots mysteriously run out of things to say

Tencent-operated QQXiaoBing (QQ小冰) and Baby Q have gone offline. No official…


Alibaba to turn world’s largest gambling center into smart city

Alibaba is going to turn the historic city of Macau, and world’s largest…