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Yingzhi Yang / South China Morning Post:
Bytedance says its short video app, known as Douyin in China and Tik Tok elsewhere, has hit 500M global monthly active users   —  Tik Tok, Douyin's overseas version, was the most downloaded non-game app in the Apple app store globally in the first quarter of 2018
Jul 17, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Amanda Lee / South China Morning Post:
As mobile payments in China proliferate, People's Bank of China warns businesses not to refuse cash payments from customers   —  The banking regulator reminds businesses to accept cash payments even as mobile payment transactions reached a record US$12.8 trillion
Jul 15, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Karen Yeung / South China Morning Post:
Hong Kong-based on-demand delivery startup GoGoVan raises $250M in first phase of a new round from InnoVision Capital, Alibaba's logistics arm Cainiao, others   —  GoGoVan, Hong Kong's first billion-dollar “unicorn” start-up, said it has raised US$250 million in the first phase of its new round of funding, led by InnoVision Capital.
Jul 13, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Iris Deng / South China Morning Post:
China Internet Report confirms the dominance of Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent as rural areas get online, with 55M remote students and 490K local online shops   —  China Internet Report offers insights into country's internet landscape, including its unicorns, top internet companies, and most active investors
Jul 11, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
South China Morning Post:
Chinese online travel agent Tongcheng-eLong files for Hong Kong IPO; sources say it plans to raise between $1B and $1.5B   —  Tongcheng-eLong Holdings, the online travel agent cobbled together last December through a merger, is planning to raise between US$1 billion and US$1.5 billion …
Jun 23, 2018, 8:35 PMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
Huawei says it shipped 6M P20 and P20 Pro phones in the first 10 weeks, up 81% compared to the same period for P10, with China up 63% and other markets up 150%   —  Huawei Technologies' focus on a better photography experience for smartphone users seems to be paying off with shipments …
Jun 18, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
South China Morning Post:
Sources: Chinese regulators approve Qualcomm's proposed $44B acquisition of Dutch chip maker NXP Semiconductors   —  The ruling clears an antitrust roadblock caused by trade tensions between the US and Beijing  —  Chinese regulators have approved US semiconductor company Qualcomm's proposed …
Jun 14, 2018, 7:20 PMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
A look at the ways Alibaba and JD.com are investing billions to upgrade their logistics infrastructure for faster package delivery and more convenient pickup   —  China's courier industry has boomed with the rise of e-commerce - investment in new logistics technology is aimed at reducing delivery times even further
Jun 10, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Meng Jing / South China Morning Post:
As iQiyi reaches 61M paying subscribers and 527M MAUs, CEO says it wants to be the Disney, rather than Netflix, of China   —  The Nasdaq-listed company, which was spun off from online search giant Baidu, has sharpened its focus on artificial intelligence, big data analytics and other technologies …
Jun 3, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
Profile of Alex Zhou, who built his US-based e-commerce site Yamibuy into a $100M business by serving the untapped Chinese migrant community   —  Alex Zhou, chief executive of US-based e-commerce site Yamibuy, has built a business out of selling hard-to-find items for the Asian immigrant communities
Jun 3, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context

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