China Roundup: TikTok receives most government requests from India and US
February 4, 2020

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, TikTok, currently the world’s hottest social media app, Continue reading

Africas top mobile phone seller Transsion to list in Chinese IPO
August 28, 2019

Chinese mobile-phone and device maker Transsion will list in an IPO on Shanghai’s STAR Market, Transsion confirmed to TechCrunch.

The company — which has a robust Africa sales network — could raise up to 3 billion yuan (or Continue reading

Baidus video site iQiyi adds 37M subscribers in 2018 amid mounting losses
March 4, 2019

China’s Baidu, which is often compared to Alphabet’s Google, is showing no signs of slowing down its pace of betting on video content as its core advertising unit feels the squeeze from rivals. The company’s latest financial results show its Continue reading

China Now Has the Most Valuable AI Startup in the World
April 22, 2018
  • It becomes the world’s richest-valued private AI startup
  • The company drives China’s ambition to dominate global AI

SenseTime Group Ltd. has raised $600 million from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and other investors at a valuation of more than $3 billion, Continue reading

U.S. Leaves Door Open to Talks With China Amid Trade-War Fears
April 10, 2018
  • Trump says on Twitter the U.S. isn’t in a trade war with China
  • Stocks reverse losses as Mnuchin signals openness to talks

The Trump administration indicated it’s willing to negotiate with China on escalating frictions between the world’s two biggest Continue reading

For Chinas Wealthy, Singapore Is the New Hong Kong
February 11, 2018

When more than 80 of China’s wealth managers gathered recently at the Shangri-La hotel on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa, the chatter during tea breaks kept returning to one theme: Hong Kong is starting to be eclipsed by Singapore as Continue reading