Tag "China"

Chinese commercial launch startup iSpace raises $172 million

August 25, 2020 0

The private launch industry isn’t showing any signs of slowing down, and a new $172 million Series B round of funding for China commercial launch

Pinduoduo’s latest aim: sell $145 billion farm produce in 2025

August 24, 2020 0

Still working to turn a profit and shake off its fake-goods reputation, China’s e-commerce upstart Pinduoduo set itself another ambitious goal for 2025: surpass 1

China is building a GitHub alternative called Gitee

August 21, 2020 0

The technological decoupling between the U.S. and China has been a boon to Chinese firms from chipmakers for smartphones and electric vehicles through to software

Tencent takes minority stake in French casual games maker Voodoo

August 17, 2020 0

Tencent just added another portfolio member to its expanding global gaming empire, this time, to up its game in mobile casual plays. Voodoo, the French

Moka, the HR tool for Arm and Shopee in China, closes $43M Series B

August 13, 2020 0

Investors are betting on the automation of human resources management in China. We reported last year that Moka, one of the key players in the

TikTok rival Likee reaches 150M monthly users worldwide

August 13, 2020 0

As TikTok’s fate remains in flux, its smaller rival Likee has been making waves around the world, garnering 150 million monthly active users as of

TikTok found to have tracked Android users’ MAC addresses until late last year

August 12, 2020 0

Until late last year social video app TikTok was using an extra layer of encryption to conceal a tactic for tracking Android users via the

Tencent wants to merge China’s esports archrivals Douyu and Huya

August 11, 2020 0

The war between two of China’s largest esports companies may soon come to a truce at the will of their investor Tencent. Tencent, the world’s

Security bugs let these car hackers remotely control a Mercedes-Benz

August 7, 2020 0

Few could ever forget back in 2015 when security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek remotely killed a Jeep’s engine on a highway with a

Trump signs orders banning US business with TikTok owner ByteDance and Tencent’s WeChat

August 7, 2020 0

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday banning transactions with ByteDance, the parent company of popular app TikTok. The White House also announced