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China’s Didi Chuxing Ride-Hailing Service Expands To Australia

06/15/2018, Didi Chuxing might be a name that some of you guys are familiar with. For those who aren’t, they are basically China’s take on ride-hailing services and back in 2016, they actually managed to squeeze out Uber, where the company sold China operations...

China Will Start Tagging Cars With RFID In July

06/13/2018, China is definitely upping its game when it comes to state surveillance. The country has been outfitting its police officers with smart glasses that offers facial recognition technology and their use of facial recognition has also led to arrest of wanted...

White House Warns ZTE Against Making One More Misstep

06/10/2018, The past couple of months have no doubt be a very trying time for Chinese company ZTE, where they were hit with a ban from sourcing components from US companies. This almost resulted in the company being forced to shut down as it crippled its operations...


Amazon Admits To Labor Violations At China Factory

06/10/2018, Due to the fact that a lot of tech companies outsource the production and manufacturing of their products to countries such as China, sometimes it would be difficult to keep on top of things, such as whether or not their partners are paying their workers...

Food Delivery By Drones Now Being Tested In China

05/30/2018, The concept of using drones to make deliveries isn’t new and it actually makes a lot of sense. Drones don’t have to deal with the same kind of traffic that a motorcycle, car, or delivery truck has to, which means that in theory it should be a lot...

Apple Cracking Down On CallKit Apps In China

05/20/2018, When you consider how big the China market is, it is not surprising to see companies such as Apple try to make accommodations so that they can operate in the country. For example Apple recently started accepting WeChat Pay in China, and in more recent...

China Joins Commercial Space Race With First Private Rocket Launch

05/20/2018, U.S. companies like SpaceX have galloped ahead in the commercial space race but China doesn’t want to be left out as well. The country has kicked off its very own commercial space race as the first rocket was launched by a private Chinese company...

Didi Chuxing Can Now Test Its Self-Driving Cars In California

05/14/2018, It seems that California’s roads are about to get slightly more populated with self-driving cars, as according to reports, China’s Didi Chuxing has recently received a permit in which they will be allowed to test their self-driving cars in the state....

U.S. Ban On ZTE Pushes China To Ramp Up Chip Development

04/22/2018, The United States Department of Commerce recently banned China-based ZTE from sourcing components from companies based in the United States for seven years due to its violation of the terms of a sanctions case. This presents a big challenge to ZTE which...

Xiaomi Unveils Its ‘Xiao Ai’ Digital Assistant For China

04/04/2018, These days it’s starting to feel like every tech company has their own digital assistant. Apple has Siri, Microsoft has Cortana, Google has Google Assistant, Amazon has Alexa, Samsung has Bixby, you get the picture. Now it looks like Xiaomi has decided...

Airbnb Starts Sharing Host Information With Chinese Government

03/28/2018, If it wasn’t obvious, creating a global operations isn’t an easy task and isn’t as simple as just opening up shop in another country. Certain things need to be changed and modified to comply with local laws and regulations and culture and what not,...

China’s WeChat Now Boasts 1 Billion Accounts Worldwide

03/06/2018, While WhatsApp might be one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, over in China WeChat is giving them a run for their money. In a report from the Financial Times (paywall; via The Verge), it seems that WeChat is now boasting that they have...