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WeChat is quietly ranking user behavior to play catch-up with Alibaba

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Over one billion people leave behind trails of information on WeChat every day as they use the messenger to chat, read, shop, hail rides,...

China’s WeChat is the latest to get Snap-like ‘Stories’

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WeChat, the Chinese messaging giant with over 1 billion monthly active users around the world, just added a Snap-like ephemeral video feature as part...

Winter is ending: China to restart game approvals

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As 2018 draws to a close, China’s gaming industry — which has been beaten by a nine-month-long freeze in license approvals — woke up...

How a Chinese anti-virus software maker builds a fintech firm to...

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360 Finance, an online consumer loan platform that spun off from China’s anti-virus service giant 360 Group, has joined a raft of Chinese fintech...

Byju’s targets global expansion for its digital education service after raising...

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India-based educational startup Byju’s was widely reported to have raised a massive $400 million round and now the company is making things official. The...

China’s JD.com teams up with Intel to develop ‘smart’ retail experiences

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Months after it landed a major $550 million investment from Google, China’s JD.com — the country’s second highest-profile investor behind Alibaba — has teamed...

Tencent Music sued by investor ahead of $1.2 billion US IPO

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China’s largest music streaming service has had a whirlwind year. With 800 million monthly users across multiple apps and a profitable business, Tencent Music...

Tencent-backed fleet manager G7 racks up $320M in funding

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A sizable funding round is poised to heat up a race to automate China’s logistics infrastructure. Beijing-based fleet management company G7 announced on Monday that...

Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

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South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million...

China’s newly formed committee begins evaluating games

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China is one step closer to approving commercial licenses for new games. The country’s state media revealed the formation of the Online Games Ethics...