Briefing: Alibaba invests in mobile content platform Qutoutiao

Qutoutiao Announces Investment by Alibaba - Nasdaq What happened: Alibaba invested $171 million in the popular mobile…


Briefing: Chinese firm looking to sell Grindr after US raises security concerns

Told US security at risk, Chinese firm seeks to sell Grindr dating app - Reuters What happened: The owner of popular…


Briefing: Massive subsidies have bolstered China’s EV giant amid losses

Beijing gave its biggest electric-vehicle maker $1 billion in help toward a single year of sales - Quartz What…


Briefing: Bitmain IPO filing on Hong Kong Stock Exchange nearing expiration date

Bitmain IPO Filing Set to Imminently Expire in Absence of HKEx Committee Hearing - Cointelegraph What happened:…


Briefing: Zoom files for IPO following strong revenue growth 

Video-conferencing company Zoom files to go public with over $300 million in revenue — and it's even profitable - CNBC…


Briefing: Chinese buses are the EVs making the biggest impact on global oil demand

Chinese Electric Buses Are Making a Much Bigger Impact on Oil Demand Than All Those Teslas - Jalopnik What happened:…


Briefing: China’s first blockchain-based subway invoices issued in Shenzhen

China: Shenzhen Issues Country’s First Subway Electronic Invoices Backed With Blockchain  - Securities Daily What…


Briefing: Controversial 'malarial therapy' used in cancer trial sparks backlash

An AIDS therapy involving parasite injections was discredited. China is reviving it — for cancer - STAT What happened:…


Briefing: Unencrypted database reveals information on 33 million job-seekers

Unsecured Database Exposed 33 Million Job Profiles in China - BleepingComputer What happened: Using the Shodan search…


Briefing: Reddit users raise concerns over suspected 'Chinabots'

Reddit Has Become A Battleground Of Alleged Chinese Trolls - Buzzfeed News What happened: Members of Reddit…