VIPKID education app edtech marketing

CHINA VOICES | Can VIPKID make a profit?

VIPKID app, seen on Dec 10, 2019. When TechNode registered an account to…


EV, golf cart, sanlunche, LSEV, tuktuk, mobility

INSIGHTS | We’ve seen the future of mobility. It’s golf carts.

Behold: the future parks in Beijing on Dec. 6, 2019. (Image credit:…


JD, Jingdong, new retail, automated convenience store, robots, ecommerce

CHINA VOICES | JD's vision of the future

Entrance to a JD unmanned convenience store (Image credit: Michael Norris) This…


INSIGHTS | Will co-working survive WeWork?

(Image credit: TechNode/Jiayi Shi) This article was co-authored by Emma Lee.…


CHINA VOICES | Nobody wins a rat race

Students prepare for finals at the Guizhou Normal University library. (Image…


INSIGHTS | Shenzhen: Built on factories but not a factory town

Tencent’s ultra-modern headquarters, seen Nov 12, 2019, looms over Shenzhen’s…


INSIGHTS | Emerge at TC Shenzhen: The year China tech went global

A metaphor for globalization, seen sailing off the coast of Shenzhen Nov 16,…


CHINA VOICES | Can new retail beat old-fashioned snack shops?

Shaxian Xiaochi, a snack food franchise seen in Shenzhen Nov 9 2019, has an…


INSIGHTS | Politics aside, Chinese tech firms pile into US markets

Shanghai Stock Exchange board. (Image credit: Bigstock/Kurikawa) It’s all…


CHINA VOICES | Can China save co-working?

A man takes a call near finance offices in Beijing's Galaxy SOHO office park on…