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    Three months after launch, this unbanked crypto exchange made $7.5m in profit

Three months after launch, this unbanked crypto exchange made $7.5m in profit

Photo credit: cooldesign / 123RF. With the price of bitcoin soaring past US$10,000 this week, the idea of trading it for a less proven token sounds crazy. But for the

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    How blockchain in space aims to challenge the dominance of Google and Amazon in internet services

How blockchain in space aims to challenge the dominance of Google and Amazon in internet services

CubeSats deployed outside the International Space Station in May 2017. Photo credit: NASA. From ecommerce to social networking to cloud computing, the lion’s share of internet services depends on a

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    How China’s WeChat is tackling fake news differently from Facebook

How China’s WeChat is tackling fake news differently from Facebook

Luzhou, China. Photo credit: Mingwei Li / Unsplash. In a small, bright office filled with books, Huamin Qu gives me a bird’s-eye view of WeChat, arguably China’s most influential app.

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Wheels fall off a third startup as bike-sharing boom grinds to a halt

  Wheels fall off a third startup as bike-sharing boom grinds to a halt

Photo credit: Mingbike. And then there were three. After the recent implosions of two rival services, a third Chinese bike-sharing

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In China, smarter censorship sharpens tech giants’ competitive edge

  In China, smarter censorship sharpens tech giants’ competitive edge

Luzhou, China. Photo credit: Mingwei Li / Unsplash. In a small, bright office filled with books, Huamin Qu gives me

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The race to put blockchain in space

  The race to put blockchain in space

CubeSats deployed outside the International Space Station in May 2017. Photo credit: NASA. From ecommerce to social networking to cloud

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Beleaguered Bluegogo CEO hands off ‘bankrupt’ bike firm as money issues remain unresolved

  Beleaguered Bluegogo CEO hands off ‘bankrupt’ bike firm as money issues remain unresolved

Photo credit: Bluegogo. Cash-strapped bike rental startup Bluegogo is still struggling to pay its staff and refund users, but there’s

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Anger mounts as users struggle to get refunds from ‘bankrupt’ Bluegogo

  Anger mounts as users struggle to get refunds from ‘bankrupt’ Bluegogo

Photo credit: Bluegogo. With China’s third-biggest bike-share startup on the verge of collapse amid unpaid wages and its CEO gone

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Amazon hasn’t cracked China’s cloud market. This blockchain startup thinks it can.

  Amazon hasn’t cracked China’s cloud market. This blockchain startup thinks it can.

Photo credit: John Voo. For foreign cloud providers, entering China’s market is often more trouble than it’s worth. Not only

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