Briefing: Didi takes punitive measures against deviant shared bike riders

滴滴发布违规使用单车惩罚措施,相关账号将被冻结5-90天 — Jiemian What happened: Mobility company Didi is taking more severe punitive measures…


Briefing: Former Tencent AI Lab head joins Sinovation Ventures

前腾讯AI Lab主任张潼加盟创新工场 兼任科研合伙人 - Sina Tech What happened: Zhang Tong, former head of Tencent AI Lab, will join venture…


JD.com general counsel resigns days after CTO steps down

Long Yu, General Counsel and former Chief Human Resources Officer, JD.com (Image credit: JD.com). JD.com is seeing a…


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New rules for rental economy user deposits clarify legal gray area

Abandoned bicycles from various bike-hire companies including Ofo and Mobike (Image credit: 123RF). Chinese bike-rental…


Estee Lauder sues NetEase Kaola for brand infringement

Screenshots of MAC's brand page on the NetEase Kaola website (Image credit: TechNode/Jill Shen). Estee Lauder China is…


Briefing: Xiaohongshu testing WeChat mini-program in e-commerce expansion

小红书开了个“小红店”,要在朋友圈做社交电商的生意 - 36Kr What happened: Chinese e-commerce and social media platform Xiaohongshu, known as RED,…


Xiaomi rival Transsion to list on Shanghai tech board

(Image credit: Transsion) Chinese phone manufactuer Transsion, a rival to Xiaomi in Africa, is planning to list on the…


Briefing: Huawei's $200 million contract for Perth trains confirmed

Huawei contract for Perth trains confirmed by WA Government despite US-China fight - ABC What happened: The Australian…


Alibaba debuts a chatbot to tackle robocalls

(Image credit: Alibaba) A smart assistant recently launched by Alibaba may be one way to avoid aggravating and…


Briefing: E-commerce complaints surged 126% in 2018: regulator

2018年网购投诉同比增长126% - CCTV.com What happened: Chinese e-commerce players are facing rising fury from local customers.…