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Didi Chuxing Is “Definitely Going Global”

Onstage at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit, Didi president Jean Liu talks about Uber, Apple, and growing her own company.<p>Didi Chuxing, the ride-hailing giant better known in the U.S. as the “Uber of China”—at least before Didi took over Uber’s China business earlier this year—is looking …

China

What Chinese Consumers Are Buying Now

Michelle Leung, CEO and founder of Xingtai Capital Management, on how China's consumption boom is evolving. A water purification stock she likes now.

China

National Day tourism to set new records[1]

An annual mass migration of vacationers is set to reach new heights this year.<p>Nearly half of China is expected to travel during the upcoming National …

Virtual Reality Cafés Popping up all over China, Offers VR Experience at $7.50 a Pop

The phenomenon of virtual reality kiosks or cafés are taking over the Chinese market like wildfire, or so a report via Business Insider suggests. …

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There's Another Wanda Resort in China to Challenge Shanghai Disney

Billionaire Wang Jianlin is preparing to open his second Wanda City as he escalates his efforts to fend off Walt Disney Co. in China.<p>Hefei Wanda …

China

Chinese music market marches to new beat[1]

The Chinese music market, once seen as chaotic, is now viewed as having enormous untapped potential, thanks to the country's online user base of …

China facing possible ‘debt crisis’

CHINA’S banking sector could be facing an imminent “debt crisis,” a global central bank watchdog has warned, fueling fresh fears of a “blowout” in …

Economics

Analyzing China’s mobile advertising technology market

Yoni Argaman Contributor<p>Yoni Argaman is vice president of marketing and business strategy at Inneractive.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Dawn Of The Classic Publishing Era<br>• Why Mobile Video Advertising Is Set To Explode<p>For those of us in the mobile advertising technology business, China is one of …

Digital Advertising

Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus launches in Chinese market amid heavy demand

Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models today entered the Chinese market amid heavy demand with preorders of the Jet Black color being already sold …

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Hollywood's epic bid to conquer China

As a work of cinema, Warcraft was “empty and impenetrable” and cursed with a “terminal flimsiness” that made for an “epic fail”, according to the critics. Film-goers were warned to “avoid it at all costs” this summer, and for the most part in the US and UK they did. In its opening weekend at the US …

China

Lost Civilisation Found in China — An Ancient Lost City Discovered

The ancient walls of a lost city in southern China have been uncovered in a remarkable find by archaeologists. The northern section of the city was …

China's Largest Telescope Sights an Asteroid Approaching Earth

The observatory's 1.2-meter Schmit is the largest telescope of its kind in Asia.<br>The observatory was notified by MPC on Sept. 5 to observe the …

Wine

Decoding the Hidden Numbers in China's Many E-Commerce Festivals

Alibaba is hosting a new online sale of wine and spirits on Friday, Sept. 9, or 9/9. For people who don't speak Chinese, that won't mean much. For …

China

China thinks big, while Australia waits for luck to strike

Tianjin, admittedly a city of 11 million, has the newest, fanciest, most cavernous cultural centre and municipal buildings I've seen. I tried not to …

China
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A solar-powered plane traveling from Japan to Hawaii just hit the home stretch

Solar Impulse 2 had traveled 67 percent of the way to the tropical US state by 2100 GMT Wednesday, having flown 5,199 kilometers (3,230 miles) with 2,536 km more to go, according to the project.<p>By that time the plane and its veteran Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg had logged nearly 75 hours of …

Solar Impulse

Apple wants to change the way we read news, and it could upend the entire media industry

It's a curated-news service that serves up stories and media from various news organizations and packages them into a beautiful magazine-style interface.<p>The idea isn't revolutionary. Plenty of other apps, such as Flipboard, offer the same services and have been doing so for much longer.<p>But for …

Digital Advertising

How Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware market

Facebook's extraordinary Open Compute Project is doing for hardware what Linux, Android, and many other popular products did for software: making it free and "open source."<p>That means that anyone can look at, use, or modify the designs of the hugely expensive computers that big companies use to run …

Profit

How Europe Can Create Its Own Silicon Valley

The EU has spent twenty years trying to create the kind of market conditions needed for explosive growth seen elsewhere in the digital economy. So far, nothing has worked. And Europe has tried most everything, the latest of which is EU President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker’s new framework.<p>Of the 15 …

Silicon Valley

comScore: Android is still the top smartphone platform in the U.S. with 52.2% marketshare

Internet analytics company comScore has just released a new smartphone subscriber marketshare report for the three months leading up to April 2015, revealing that Android is still the top smartphone platform in the United States with 52.2% marketshare. Although Android’s numbers are down 1% from …

Mobile

Yahoo kills a product that was once called 'a milestone in the history of the internet'

On Thursday, Yahoo announced it's axing some less popular products in a blog entry by Amotz Maimon, Yahoo's chief architect.<p>Most heartbreakingly for a lot of developers, Yahoo Pipes is getting shut down at the end of August. Yahoo Pipes is a service that let people build custom web applications …

Advertising

Some of Pinterest's most hardcore fans are feeling 'alienated'

It's a huge money-making opportunity for the company.<p>Pinterest won't take fees from either users or retailers, but e-commerce companies that sell on the site will be able to more easily credit it for influencing customer purchases, thus driving up the amount that Pinterest can charge for its ads …

Money

Rio Tinto iron ore boss Andrew Harding says the cost-cut treadmill never stops

Rio Tinto iron ore boss Andrew Harding says he will push staff to keep running on the cost-cutting "treadmill" and retain the mining giant's mantle …