20170424 - China Tech Weekly: WeChat doubles down on mini programs

20170424 - China Tech Weekly: WeChat doubles down on mini programs

The week's headlines also include: WeChat scraps tipping feature on iPhones; Baidu to open source autonomous driving technology; Yidao founder blames LeEco of embezzling RMB 1.3B; Power bank rental business rise after rental bikes & more

/04/25/2017
20170416 - China Tech Weekly: LeEco Vizio acquisition falls through

20170416 - China Tech Weekly: LeEco Vizio acquisition falls through

LeEco/Vizio deal falls through, attracts funding for sports; AI bots Alpha Go Libratus make further strides in gaming competitions; Alibaba + Tencent further expand payments in SE Asia; Meituan and Tujia both introduce new models in home sharing space

/04/18/2017
20170409 - China Tech Weekly: Airbnb denies Xiaozhu rumors, again

20170409 - China Tech Weekly: Airbnb denies Xiaozhu rumors, again

AI Startup Mobvoi partners up with Volkswagen; Tencent now one of the world’s biggest companies; Further rumors swirl between Airbnb and Xiaozhu; Toutiao blows up to 11 billion & more

/04/11/2017
20170402 - Last week in Chinese tech & our podcast

20170402 - Last week in Chinese tech & our podcast

Baidu confronted with another executive departure; Tencent expands investment in e-vehicles; Wechat to push further into EU/US; Didi considering 6B in new investment from SB; Smaller Didi rival Shouqi considering new partnership & more

/04/05/2017
20170326 - Last week in Chinese tech & our podcast

20170326 - Last week in Chinese tech & our podcast

Chinese internet giants go all-in on AI: Tencent’s Go-playing AI bot Fineart picks up 11 wins in at comp in japan; Baidu suffers an important loss of personnel; Lenovo joins the race with new lab under Lenovo Corporate Resarch;& more

/03/28/2017
20170319 - Last week in Chinese tech & our Podcast

20170319 - Last week in Chinese tech & our Podcast

Airbnb is said to have received investment from Chinese state-backed firm CIC(China Investment Corporation) in its latest funding round but will this be enough for it to make a dent in the Chinese market? & more

/03/21/2017

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