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OnePlus’s Flagship 5T Handset Will Launch in Sweden Following Tie-Up With Local Carrier

OnePlus’s Flagship 5T Handset Will Launch in Sweden Following Tie-Up With Local Carrier

Smartphone maker OnePlus Co.’s flagship 5T handset is set to land in the Swedish market in March following a tie-up…

Mar 2, 2018
Liao Shumin
Alibaba Joins Tencent As Investor in Online Car Retailer Chehaoduo

Alibaba Joins Tencent As Investor in Online Car Retailer Chehaoduo

Alibaba Holding Ltd. has joined fellow internet heavyweight Tencent Holdings Ltd. as an investor in two of China’s biggest car retail websites following a new funding round.

Mar 2, 2018
Dou Shicong
AI Unicorn SenseTime Forms Alliance With MIT

AI Unicorn SenseTime Forms Alliance With MIT

SenseTime Co., a Chinese artificial intelligence start-up backed by Alibaba Holdings Ltd., has formed an alliance with one of the…

Mar 1, 2018
Liao Shumin
Toutiao Extends Live-Streaming Push With VR Tech Acquisition

Toutiao Extends Live-Streaming Push With VR Tech Acquisition

A unit under Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., which runs Chinese news aggregator Toutiao, has taken over as the sole investor…

Feb 28, 2018
Dou Shicong
Toutiao Sues Sogou for Unfair Competition Over Online Quiz Show

Toutiao Sues Sogou for Unfair Competition Over Online Quiz Show

Chinese news aggregation giant Toutiao is suing internet service firm Sogou Inc. over the release of trivia assistant software, which…

Feb 23, 2018
Dou Shicong
Mobike Updates Rider-Scoring System After Feedback From Beijing Court

Mobike Updates Rider-Scoring System After Feedback From Beijing Court

Bike-sharing giant Mobike has updated its user-scoring system, which determines how much riders pay for its services, under the…

Feb 23, 2018
Dou Shicong
Didi Partner to Set Up Cab-Charging Joint Venture Amid Market Expansion

Didi Partner to Set Up Cab-Charging Joint Venture Amid Market Expansion

Qingdao Teld New Energy Co., which offers charging services to drivers for the world’s largest ride-hailing platform Didi Chuxing, will…

Feb 22, 2018
Tang Shihua
WeWork Looks to Fortify China Presence by Expanding Into New Cities

WeWork Looks to Fortify China Presence by Expanding Into New Cities

Workspace-sharing giant WeWork Companies Inc. is amping up its presence in China and plans to enter new cities after opening its first location in the country around 18 months ago.

Feb 14, 2018
Chen Shuzhen
Didi Partners Softbank to Drive Ride-Hailing Program in Japan

Didi Partners Softbank to Drive Ride-Hailing Program in Japan

The world’s largest ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing Technology Co. has founded a joint venture with Japanese telecoms firm SoftBank Group…

Feb 9, 2018
Xu Wei
Search Engine Sogou Aims to Pilfer 2-3% of Baidu Market Share Each Year, CEO Says

Search Engine Sogou Aims to Pilfer 2-3% of Baidu Market Share Each Year, CEO Says

Sogou Inc., the search engine arm of internet firm Sohu Inc. aims to filch two to three percent of China’s search market from Baidu Inc. annually.

Feb 1, 2018
Liu Jia
Didi Chuxing Rolls Out Its Shared Bikes in More Chinese Cities

Didi Chuxing Rolls Out Its Shared Bikes in More Chinese Cities

Ride-hailing juggernaut Didi Chuxing Technology Co. has debuted Qingju, its own branded bike-sharing service, in Dongguan and Foshan in Southeast…

Jan 31, 2018
Tang Shihua

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