INSIGHTS

Between our reporting and media events, we keep our hand on the pulse of the tech industry both in the US and in China, and have intimate, detailed knowledge of tech companies, sectors, and trends that goes far beyond what you’ll find in ordinary market and business reports.

The Analects of Jack Ma

June, 23

Jack Ma has a lot on his mind.

Mobike, Bike-Sharing, and Bonfires of Cash

June, 20

Mobike recently closed out $600M in its latest funding round. But just where is all this cash going?

Packaged Drama

June, 14

Last week saw a bit of drama erupt in an area not usually known for it: shipping logistics.

LeEco, the Meltdown

June, 09

a PingWest reporter paid a visit to the Silicon Valley headquarters of LeEco, a Chinese tech company that entered the US just eight months ago.

Creative Flailing

June, 02

From tablets to satellites, China’s bike-sharing companies are throwing money in every direction.

Where Is Xiaomi’s Place in the AI Future?

April, 26

Xiaomi recognizes the importance of AI, but it's not throwing its weight behind AI R&D. So just how does it expect to survive?

Killing Toutiao

April, 26

China's breakout news startup Toutiao is everyone's natural enemy.

China's Bike-Sharing Companies and Government Collide

April, 26

A new type of bike-sharing has shaken up urban transportation across China, and both the public and local governments are struggling to adapt.

Alibaba, and Why Counterfeiting Is a Hard Habit to Quit

April, 26

Everyone wants Alibaba to clean up its act on fake goods, including Alibaba, but things are not that easy.