Briefing: Alibaba to offer M-Pesa as payment option on AliExpress

Kenya's Safaricom secures deal to use M-Pesa payments on AliExpress.com - Reuters  What happened: Kenyan mobile network…


Live-streaming app Momo posts strong growth in 2018 amid climbing costs

Chinese location-based social app and live-streaming platform Momo reported solid revenue gains in 2018 as…


New Oriental online education subsidiary files for Hong Kong IPO

Koolearn, an online education company under New Oriental, is planning to file for a Hong Kong initial public offering…


'Tech constraints' may slow China's 5G rollout, says Jefferies

Construction of China's next-generation 5G mobile network could be pushed back due to technical constraints and signs…


Briefing: More than 600 entities now connected to Baihang credit database

Great progress in establishing Chinese personal credit database: analyst - Global Times What happened: More than 600…


Shanghai partners with MXC Foundation to improve smart city technology

The government in Shanghai's Yangpu district has entered into an agreement with the Berlin-based non-profit MXC…


Briefing: Tencent and University of Hong Kong to partner on fintech development

Chinese IT Giant Tencent and University of Hong Kong Collaborate on Fintech - Cointelegraph What happened: Tencent…


Chinese startups are optimistic despite political, economic uncertainty: report

Despite global economic and political uncertainty, Chinese startups are generally positive about their business…


Briefing: AlipayHK gained 2 million users and 50,000 merchants its first year

支付宝宣布AlipayHK用户数超200万 5万商家已接入 - CnBeta What happened: Ant Financial’s mobile payment app, AlipayHK, said it has more…


Tencent-backed Mogujie shuts down its P2P lending platform

Screenshot of Mogujie's online lending platform Zhongdoubao. (Image credit: Nicole Jao / TechNode) 蘑菇街旗下P2P种豆宝清盘:停止发标…