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.
Ant Financial is coming to Silicon Valley.
From Frog Design, these are the emerging trends in tech design to watch for in the new year.
China's mobile payments services are pushing hard to expand worldwide, but they're not winning over non-Chinese users just yet.
The demise of the last real contender to Mobike and Ofo encapsulates the brutal realities of China's shared bike industry.
Silicon Valley’s Chinese engineers are increasingly opting to move back to China, but it’s not necessarily the easy road it seems.
A management scandal in Airbnb's Beijing office has cast doubt on the true quality of its company culture.
Or, how to drop the superstition, guesswork, and confusion, and start managing people in ways that actually work.
At Alibaba's latest hackathon, one woman came looking for a husband for her daughter.
Alibaba is creating a research institute with a truly global mission.
A new startup is attempting to reshape the city.
A primer on how the humble QR code is reshaping everyday life in China.
JD.com is a stealth robot company, charging headlong into the all-automated future.
Microsoft's Harry Shum believes the path to creating an AI that can think like a human is to first make one that can speak and read like a human.
Alibaba woos an entire country with the promise of the world's largest ecommerce market.
In spite of everything, Google never truly left China. If fact, it's only just getting started.
Every day in China, legions of delivery people are pushed to the limit, all just to get people their lunches on time.
Didi has been reshaping itself, so that it can reshape the future of transportation.
As Alibaba celebrates its 18th anniversary, it speaks louder than ever of the need for idealism.
Toutiao is looking to expand its business, and in more ways than one.
Huawei intends to take AI out of the cloud and put it right into smartphones.
Four stories of how an old business plays in a new industry.
Didi has won the ride-hailing business in China, but that doesn't mean it can stop innovating: an interview of Yu Jun, Didi's head product manager on how the company is evolving its business.
Chinese tech companies do have values, even if they haven't yet figured out how to articulate them.
We spoke with Francis Bea, head of global marketing at Zero Zero Robotics, about the learning curve that Chinese startups face in marketing abroad, and how the best are already succeeding.
A breakdown of what's actually in China's new official AI strategy.
Andrew Ng's latest project isn't a new AI startup–it's potentially something far bigger.
China is moving headlong into a cashless economy, and much sooner than anyone expected.
Didi doesn't want to be just a ride-hailing company. It wants to overturn modern transportation.
From Beijing to Silicon Valley, self-driving cars are one of the hottest areas of innovation and investment, but the greatest challenge to their success is something more than just an engineering problem.
Bitcoin's towering success in China was built on the waterways of the Tibetan plateau.
There is well-intentioned support for women in China's startup industry, but it may not be much of an antidote to gender bias.
Baidu, once a giant, has lost some of its stature. Now, it is betting everything on two AI projects.
China has never had real net neutrality, but Tencent is maneuvering to take on an unprecedented level of control over the country's internet.
Jack Ma has a lot on his mind.
Mobike recently closed out $600M in its latest funding round. But just where is all this cash going?
Last week saw a bit of drama erupt in an area not usually known for it: shipping logistics.
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.
From tablets to satellites, China’s bike-sharing companies are throwing money in every direction.
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?
China's breakout news startup Toutiao is everyone's natural enemy.
A new type of bike-sharing has shaken up urban transportation across China, and both the public and local governments are struggling to adapt.
Everyone wants Alibaba to clean up its act on fake goods, including Alibaba, but things are not that easy.