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    Alibaba, JD tackle China’s fake goods problem with blockchain

Alibaba, JD tackle China’s fake goods problem with blockchain

Chinese ecommerce companies are tracking products from steak to liquor with blockchain technology. Photo credit: Benjamin Faust / Unsplash. China has long suffered from an epidemic of fake products, from

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    With $900m IPO, lending company Qudian leads pack of Chinese fintech firms aiming to go public

With $900m IPO, lending company Qudian leads pack of Chinese fintech firms aiming to go public

Photo credit: danielvfung / 123RF. Chinese consumer lending company Qudian raised a whopping US$900 million in its initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange – the largest

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    Chinese ecommerce giants tackle the country’s fake goods problem with blockchain

Chinese ecommerce giants tackle the country’s fake goods problem with blockchain

Chinese ecommerce companies are tracking products from steak to liquor with blockchain technology. Photo credit: Benjamin Faust / Unsplash. China has long suffered from an epidemic of fake products, from

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Alibaba to invest $15b in tech, set up research labs around the world

  Alibaba to invest $15b in tech, set up research labs around the world

Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Photo credit: Alibaba. Jack Ma is well-known for his worldly ambitions. In 20 years, the tech

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How fintech startups are using big data to solve China’s huge credit gap

  How fintech startups are using big data to solve China’s huge credit gap

Photo credit: estherpoon / 123RF. It was almost Angel Zhang’s 22nd birthday. She wanted to do something special, spend a

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Sex dolls are taboo, but what the Chinese get on demand can still make your eyes pop

  Sex dolls are taboo, but what the Chinese get on demand can still make your eyes pop

Photo credit: Leiphone. When it comes to sharing and on-demand services, there seems to be no limit to what goes

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Jack Ma’s Alipay takes on WeChat’s ‘instant apps’

  Jack Ma’s Alipay takes on WeChat’s ‘instant apps’

Photo credit: Ant Financial. In China, smartphone apps have never felt more obsolete. WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, hosts

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In China, KFC tests out ‘smile to pay’

  In China, KFC tests out ‘smile to pay’

KFC is now testing out booths at a store in China where people pay with their face. GIF by Tech

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Groupon successor Fave partners Alipay to welcome Chinese tourists to Southeast Asia

  Groupon successor Fave partners Alipay to welcome Chinese tourists to Southeast Asia

Photo credit: Ant Financial. Fave, Southeast Asia’s spiritual successor to the Groupon legacy, announced today it has partnered with Ant

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