WeChat e-wallet teams up with Line to target Japan’s 7M Chinese tourists

November 27, 2018 0

China’s biggest chat app WeChat is set to make its payments service more ubiquitous in Japan, a popular outbound desitnation for Chinese tourists. On Tuesday,

Meituan, China’s ‘everything app,’ walks away from bike sharing and ride hailing

November 24, 2018 0

A major player in the race to transport Chinese people around is losing steam. Meituan Dianping, the Tencent-backed, all-encompassing platform for local services, continues to

China’s Geek+ raises $150M to build robots for warehouses and logistics

November 23, 2018 0

One of the most immediate — and already live — applications for robotics and artificial intelligence in general has been in using unmanned robots in

Tencent e-wallet is following Alibaba to Hong Kong subways

November 22, 2018 0

China’s payments giants have taken their battle to Hong Kong. Less than a week after Ant Financial announced adding QR codes to the city’s MTR

Cross-border fintech startup Instarem raises $20M for global expansion

November 22, 2018 0

Instarem, a Singapore-based startup that helps banks transfer money overseas cheaply, has raised a Series C round of over $20 million for global expansion. The

Five years and one pivot later, Trueface emerges with a promise for better facial recognition tech

November 21, 2018 0

Shaun Moore and Nezare Chafni didn’t initially intend to develop a new standalone facial recognition technology, when they first got started developing the technology that

Xiaomi gobbles up selfie phone brand Meitu as revenue jumps 49%

November 20, 2018 0

Xiaomi is diversifying into a new range of phones as the Chinese smartphone maker announced impressive growth with its latest financials. The company announced it will

Tesla has opened up Model 3 orders to customers in China

November 17, 2018 0

Tesla is now taking orders for the Model 3 from customers in China, according to its website. Reuters was the first to report that Tesla

Video: Can a non-engineer survive a day at a model factory of the future?

November 15, 2018 0

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Why the future of Chinese e-commerce is in its rural areas

November 14, 2018 0

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