Briefing: Mobike, Hellobike are charging extra in Shanghai suburbs

摩拜、哈罗正从郊区市场撤退 超出范围停车会向用户收取管理费 – IT时报 What happened: Bike-rental startup Mobike, which is owned by lifestyle app…


Briefing: Google bans Baidu-affiliated app developer Do Global from Play Store

Google bans app developer with 600 million downloads for being a fake click factory – The Verge What happened: Google…


Briefing: HTC to unveil new model of blockchain phone Exodus by end-year

HTC:第二款区块链手机今年下半年发布 – iThome What happened: Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC is planning to launch the second…


Upgraded AI surveillance helps nab student suspected in mother’s murder

(Image credit: Bigstock/AndreyPopov) A star student from a China’s top university who is suspected of killing his…


Ctrip increases stake in India travel site MakeMyTrip in Naspers deal

Image credit: Ctrip Chinese online travel company Ctrip is doubling its bet on the Indian travel market by increasing…


Briefing: Didi announces partnership with UC Berkeley’s DeepDrive initiative

滴滴与全球顶级自动驾驶研究联盟BDD达成战略合作 – TechNode What happened: At a conference on Thursday, car-hailing titan Didi announced that…


Huawei’s stance on ownership spurs further doubts about company control

Following a recent report that cast doubt over Huawei’s claim that it is wholly owned by its employees, the…


Briefing: Meituan Dache partners with ride-hailing peers to expand its services

美团打车在上海、南京上线聚合模式 将试点更多城市 – Sina Tech What happened: Meituan Dache, the ride-hailing arm of Chinese lifestyle services…


Briefing: JD.com planning underground logistics network in Xiong’an

京东:雄安地下物流系统已开始架构规划– Tencent Tech What happened: JD Logistics, the logistics unit of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com,…


Short video app Douyin campaign signals the arrival of vlogs in China

Screenshot of Douyin’s vlog campaign (Image credit: TechNode / Tony Xu) Short video app Douyin has launched a campaign…