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China's tech startups face funding slowdown

China's technology startups were red-hot for years.

Huawei to invest $1bn annually on R&D

Chinese technology giant Huawei Technologies Co.

Microsoft to sell off MSN China

Three months after saying it would shutter its MSN China web portal, Microsoft has decided instead

US movies boost sagging Chinese box office

Universal's spy thriller Jason Bourne slipped past Fox's Ice Age: Collision Course

China to open online payments clearinghouse

China's central bank is creating a new clearinghouse for online transactions, a key step toward clo

China electric car industry faces major shakeout

According to

China's tech giants invest overseas

With a huge domestic market and healthy GDP growth in the past 10 years, Chinese companies have had

Wanda's Wang in two billion-dollar film deals

Chinese selfie app aims for $1bn IPO

One of China's most popular selfie app makers is preparing to raise up to $1 billion through a list

Asia-pacific banks sharpen focus on fintech

Eight financial technology start-ups, including companies from Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Germ

The heat is nearly off

This is a strange time for China's economy with mixed signals and crossed perceptions in every dire

US may get peek at Alibaba, Baidu books

A long-running dispute between the U.S.

'Warcraft' China streaming deal sets record

“Warcraft,” the big-budget summer-movie flop, secured a streaming-rights deal in China that some in

Lenovo's 64% profit jump beats estimates

China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's biggest PC maker, said on Thursday its first-quarter net prof

Tencent profits up 47% on mobile gaming

Tencent reported a better-than-expected 47% rise in second-quarter net profit, as the Chinese inter

Apple to build China R&D center

Apple Inc will boost its investment in China, one of its largest but increasingly challenging marke

China launches potentially unhackable test satellite

China has launched a satellite to test whether communications can be rendered hack-proof in its lat

Alibaba reports 59% profit surge

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Foxconn cleared by authorities to buy Sharp

China sets big R&D goals for 2020

China plans to increase spending on research and development to 2.5% of its gross domestic product

LeEco plans to build $1.8bn electric car plant

Chinese technology and entertainment company LeEco plans to build a 12 billion yuan ($1.8 billion)

China box office slows along with economy

Reuters rep

US regulator may finally audit Baidu, Alibaba

A long-running dispute between the U.S.


It's an unusual week, dear readers, when taxis dominate the news, but they did in China.

Uber-Didi deal faces regulatory uncertainty

The nascent online car-booking industry in China went through a watershed moment, first with the go

Didi, Uber deal may need Mofcom approval

A merger between Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing and the China unit of U.S.

Didi ride hailing services buys Uber China

Global ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc.

Ant’s Alipay challenges payment titan Unionpay

The president of Ant Financial Services Group has lauded the benefits of market competition among C

China legalizes Didi, Uber ride-hailing apps

China’s government has formally legalised online car hailing services including San Francisco-based

Baidu profits fall sharply for second consecutive quarter

Baidu Inc.


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