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Nectar Gan / South China Morning Post:
Weibo orders users to verify their real names by September 15 following China's new restrictions on anonymous online conversation   —  Deadline comes as government seeks to tighten its grip on online speech ahead of next month's Communist Party congress  —  China's Twitter-like microblogging site Weibo …
Sep 9, 2017, 5:30 AMIn context
Amanda Lee / South China Morning Post:
At a KFC outlet in Hangzhou, China, Alipay launches “Smile to Pay”, the first commercial system to use facial recognition to identify payers   —  Ant Financial, which operates the Alipay electronic payment platform used in Alibaba's Taobao and Tmall online shopping sites …
Sep 2, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Meng Jing / South China Morning Post:
Baidu forms alliance with 50+ partners for its Apollo self-driving vehicle platform, including 12 Chinese car makers, Ford, Bosch, Nvidia, and Microsoft Cloud   —  Baidu, the operator of China's largest search engine, said it has formed what it claims to be one of the world's largest …
Jul 5, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Meng Jing / South China Morning Post:
China's State Information Office: sharing economy grew 103% YoY to $507B in 2016; 600M Chinese work within sharing economy or tried its services   —  30 bike-sharing apps launched already, with a dozen players fighting it out in the smartphone power bank sharing market, and six more dedicated solely to sharing umbrellas
Jun 19, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Meng Jing / South China Morning Post:
Chinese online tutor service Yuanfudao raises $120M at $1B+ valuation from Warburg Pincus and Tencent   —  Online tutor Yuanfudao's latest round of financing from Tencent and other investors, has boosted its valuation to US$1 billion  —  Tencent Holdings has joined hands with other investors …
Jun 5, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
Bicycle-sharing is challenging Didi's car-sharing business as China's most popular mode of last-mile transportation   —  The number of bicycle-sharing users in China will more than double to 50 million by the end of 2017, from 18 million a year ago, according to a forecast.
May 31, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Stephen Chen / South China Morning Post:
Mobile payments in China reached $5.5T last year, over half the nation's GDP and 50x greater than the $112B in US, as the country sees an uptick in QR code use   —  It's being used to encourage tipping at restaurants, receive cash gifts at weddings...even beggars are using it to collect handouts.
May 29, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
Tencent reports Q1 revenues of $7.2B, up 55% YoY, while profits rise 58% to $2B+; WeChat grows to 937M users   —  Sales at China's largest social network operator jumped 55 per cent in the first quarter on mobile games and online advertising.  —  Chinese internet giant Tencent …
May 17, 2017, 10:10 PMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
Huawei's CEO Eric Xu Zhijun questions the future of smartwatches, says even though the company has released two watches to date he will never use one   —  It turns out even people at the very cutting edge of technical innovation are entitled to a “technophobe” moment.
Apr 12, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
South China Morning Post:
Beijing court overturns ruling that said Apple's iPhone 6 violated a defunct Chinese phone maker's design patent   —  Beijing Court quashes city's intellectual property bureau's ruling that US tech giant had violated defunct Shenzhen firm's design patent  —  A Beijing court has overturned …
Mar 25, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context

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