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Yihaodian probing security breach

Chinese e-commerce retailer Yihaodian said it is investigating a possible security breach, potentia

WeChat to strengthen search functions

WeChat plans to make its search functions more powerful, announcing the creation of a new search-en

Netflix in talks with iQiyi to license shows

Netflix is in talks to distribute programs in China through, the streaming-video provider

China, Australia in anti-cyber theft pact

Australia has agreed a cyber security pact with Beijing under which both countries have pledged not

Report: China's manufacturers unprepared for Industry 4.0

Chinese manufacturers are not well prepared to brace for the coming wave of digitalisation to narro

China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space station

China's first cargo spacecraft docked successfully with the Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday, the o

China launches first cargo spacecraft

China has launched its first domestically engineered cargo spacecraft, a crucial step in Beijing's

China targets Apples on porn livestreaming

According to Caixin, a

Talent agency CAA enters deal with Chinese media mogul

Creative Artists Agency, the Hollywood talent group that represents stars including Beyonce, George

Ant Financial raises MoneyGram bid to $1.2bn

China's Ant Financial has raised its offer for electronic payment firm MoneyGram International and

LeEco loses global corporate finance head

LeEco's global head of corporate finance is leaving, according to a person familiar with the matter

Chinese government predicts cloud computing explosion

The cloud computing industry in China, worth about 150 billion yuan in 2015, is expected to skyrock

China semiconductor fund to buy US Xcerra

A unit of a large China-based semiconductor investment fund has agreed to acquire US semiconductor

Bloomberg: Troubled LeEco delaying US employee pay

Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco delayed payroll for US employees this month, people familiar

Xiaomi doubles down on India bet

Xiaomi has resumed growth and global revenue should surpass $15 billion this year as an expensive g

Tencent backs Tesla with 5% stake

Tesla gained a potential ally in China after the country's most valuable company, Tencent, revealed

Baidu to open second AI lab in Silicon Valley

Baidu announced it will open a second research facility in Silicon Valley Friday, in the hope of po

Apple wins IP ruling appeal in Beijing

A Chinese court has overturned a ruling against Apple over iPhone patents, a win for the tech giant

Tencent leads $350mn Kuaishou investment

Kuaishou, the Chinese video streaming service popular with rural communities and migrant workers, h

AI scientist Andrew Ng leaves Baidu

Baidu chief scientist Andrew Ng said Wednesday that he was leaving the company to explore "a new ch

Tencent revenues rise 48% on mobile gaming

Tencent, the Chinese social media group, reported a 43% rise in net income to Rmb41.4bn ($6bn) as i

Airbnb to triple China staff, change name

US short-term rental giant Airbnb will triple its China staff this year as it targets the country's

Alibaba-backed Paytm expands into Canada

Paytm, the Indian mobile payments startup backed by Alibaba, has begun its global expansion by laun

China's consumer day show hits Nike, Muji

Amazon plans China air cargo service

Amazon has developed a business to handle shipments for its sellers by land and by sea, and soon by

Shanghai stems tide of shared bikes

Shanghai is asking new bike-sharing services to stop adding new two-wheelers to the city's streets,

Little-known firm challenges Alibaba, MoneyGram deal

Six weeks after billionaire Jack Ma's Ant Financial announced a plan to take over MoneyGram Interna


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