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Blockchain-based payment company backed by Baidu

Circle Internet Financial raised $60 million in a funding round backed by Baidu Inc.

One-quarter of 2015 industrial robot sales in China

WeChat, Line messaging apps strike ad gold

Marketing on mobile messaging apps has yet to take root in the U.S.

Tencent and partners agree to buy Supercell for $8.6bn

Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Wal-Mart sells China website for $1.5bn stake in

Caixin reports Wal-Mart

China builds supercomputer with all domestic chips

China has bolstered its claim to leadership in the highest reaches of computing with a supercompute

China pro sports market worth US $242bn by 2025

China's professional sports industry will reach RMB 1.6tn (US $242bn) in annual revenue by 2025, a

China state-backed group, Ingenious Media in $200mn film deal

China's rival GPS system to increase accuracy


Didi ride hailing service raises $7 bn in funding

China Life invests $600 mn in Didi ride-hailing app

Private car services operator Didi Chuxing Technology Co.

Nokia, China Mobile sign $1.5 billion deal

US subpoenas Huawei over Iran, North Korea deals


PBOC expands oversight of $8 tn shadow loans market

Microsoft sells patents to Xiaomi, builds partnership

Reuters rep

Alibaba invests in Israeli e-commerce search firm

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Alibaba in US SEC accounting probe

Federal regulators are investigating the accounting practices of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the e-

Technology investment pushes inland

Shanda group takes 11.7% stake in LendingClub

LendingClub Corp.

Chinese investment fund offers $761mn for German chipmaker

China mobile payments competition rising

The battle for the world’s biggest mobile-payment market is turning cutthroat, says

Samsung, Alibaba partner on mobile payments

Samsung Electronics said it had struck a deal with a Alibaba Group Holding for owners of its phones

China’s Midea offers $5 bn for German robot firm

China plans world's biggest particle collider

Caixin reports that Chin

Apple invests $1bn in Chinese Uber competitor

According to the

US, Chinese tech firms team up to build 'smart cities'

China plans to spend heavily on technology to help cities cope with headaches such as air pollution

Tencent-backed music streaming service seeks US IPO

A music-streaming service backed by Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Gucci quits US anti-counterfeiting group over Alibaba membership

Student's death causes trouble for Baidu

The death of a college student with cancer has drawn attention to Baidu Inc.’s advertising practice

Alibaba profits fall even as revenue soars

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said fourth-quarter sales rose 39% after its core online shopping busines


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