Briefing: Airbnb rival Xiaozhu to test facial recognition-enabled smart lock

Chinese home sharing site Xiaozhu to roll out facial recognition-enabled smart…


Meituan pulls plug on power bank rental project—has the sector already gone flat?

Meituan-Dianping is to discontinue its power bank rental scheme in restaurants…


Taiwan Turnaround: Are regulators killing innovation?

In part 4 and the finale of the Taiwan Turnaround series looking at how…


Chinese tech is not facing a “capital winter” but a “startup winter”: report

Winter is coming, but will it be a “capital winter” or the winter of discontent…


Node Worthy 04: Travel reports and China's serious sharing

This week we talk about the WeChat and Alipay's travel reports after the…


China's Airbnb rival Tujia receives $300 million for online unit

It seems that China’s online travel and accommodation industry is still feeling…


Opinion: China's sharing economy needs true innovation if it wants to become a pillar industry

Perhaps China is not where "sharing economy" originated, but it sure is one of…


Has China's sharing economy finally jumped the shark?

Bikes, bikes, and more bikes. China’s streets have been invaded by bike rentals…


Mobike's May 1st travel report shows what you can do with bike-rental data

Bike rental company Mobike has released a report of its user data from the…


Power bank rentals are taking off in China but will never be as big as bikes

While the buzz surrounding China’s bike rental industry has yet to cool off,…