Briefing: Amazon Web Services debuts in Hong Kong, to challenge Alibaba, Tencent

Amazon Web Services enters the Hong Kong cloud market – ZDNet What happened:…


NetEase Kaola to open first factory store as it pushes further offline

  NetEase Kaola’s “factory store” in China’s eastern city of Hangzhou…


Briefing: Alibaba’s cloud unit widens its lead in Asia over Amazon, Microsoft

Alibaba Pushes Its Cloud Unit Globally As It Trounces Amazon in Asia –…


Pinduoduo’s struggles are like ‘Yao Ming in elementary school’: CEO

Huang Zheng, founder, chairman and CEO of Pinduoduo (Image credit: Pinduoduo)…


996 protesters organize ‘performance art’ prank against Jack Ma

Weibo users say that one of the prank hashtags has disappeared along with…


INSIGHTS: 996 and China speed—Slowing growth in the face of a changing workforce

  Employees work at JD’s Beijing headquarters, pictured here in November…


Alibaba accuses Meituan CEO of libel for questioning founder's integrity

Wang Xing, Meituan founder and CEO (Image credit: Meituan). Following…


Briefing: Alibaba invests in mobile content platform Qutoutiao

Qutoutiao Announces Investment by Alibaba - Nasdaq What happened: Alibaba…


Briefing: Taobao doubles down on used car sales with Guazi and Souche

淘宝二手车分别与大搜车、瓜子二手车达成合作 - 36Kr What happened: Alibaba’s online marketplace Taobao…


WeChat's new mini-program logistics linkup raises e-commerce stakes

On Monday, Tencent’s WeChat app launched a logistics interface for its popular…