Are local regulations the next big challenge for…

Over the past couple of months, umbrella rentals have become the latest sharing economy fad to hit China with three umbrella sharing startups pocketing funds of several million RMB (around USD 1 million). However, local…

Tencent invites the public to test its new…

Baidu and Alibaba have both released their core artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to the public, allowing developers and third party small and medium-sized businesses to implement its technology into their operations. Now, Tencent has caught…

China’s straddling bus fails as testing rails are…

China’s elevated straddling bus surprised the world last year with its futuristic design that claimed to be able to solve the nightmarish mega traffic jams in China’s urban cities. The lifted passenger compartment is designed…

iFensi is opening a new door for fan…

If you were in New York City’s Times Square on September 21 last year, there was a high chance that you would notice birthday messages for Karry Wang, the leader of idol group TFBoys from…

iQiyi is developing AI technology to add to…

Everyone is talking about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the tech industry, and China’s most popular Netflix-like video streaming service iQiyi is sparing no effort to secure its leading position in the industry by applying AI…

Photos: How big are mobile payments in China?

China is obsessed with QR codes, and most of them are for mobile payments. Just about everyone in China with a smartphone and a bank account would have a third-party mobile payment app installed in…

The top 5 music streaming services in China

Apple just announced its new product HomePod, a wireless speaker and smart home assistant. It relies heavily on the company’s music streaming service Apple Music which has failed to attract users in China. It may…