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Ge Hong, Airbnb's global vice president and China president, has resigned. The company said Xiao Jinhong will take the role until a suitable replacement can be found. The news follows an announcement that Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharcwyk would assume the position as China president.

In 1863, Aisin Gioro Zaichun had just ascended the throne. In London, the world's first subway system as long as 4.8-kilometer began its operation in the same year. More than one hundred years later (1965), the Beijing metro line 1, China's first subway line, just began its construction.

On September 25, Starbucks and Alipay announced cooperation. Finally, the Starbucks will accept the payment system at over 2,800 of its cafes across China. “The days that we receive complaints from customers at Starbucks are over.” Alipay declared in its official weibo account. Alipay is available at over 3,200 Starbucks stores worldwide “Do you accept…

Chinese apps are popular overseas, especially in Russia, America and Japan last quarter. Tool, photography and video apps are the most popular ones. In Russia, the top 250 apps in the two largest stores—— App Store and Google Play enjoy over 222 million downloads, among which about 17.88 million comes from Chinese apps, with a…

Outline: WeChat is expanding into the U.S. market. Tencent will offer advertising services to American brands that want access to Chinese consumers. Tencent is setting up an advertising division in Palo Alto, CA., aiming to promote its services to U.S. enterprises. "Advertisers can spend some budget in gaining brand awareness in China," said Yang Baoshu,…

Apple will build the second data center in China, located in Ulanchap, Inner Mongolia. The new data center has been named as iCloud Northern Data Center. As the host, Bu Xiaolin, Deputy Director and Chairman of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region met with Isabel Ge Mahe (Ge Yue), Apple's Vice President and Managing Director of Greater…

On September 20, Mobike made its way to Washington, D.C., officially landing on the North American market. It also marks that Mobike featured Chinese creativity has entered the eighth country, which is a milestone in Mobike’s international expansion and leads Chinese innovation sail abroad. Washington D.C. welcomes the arrival of Mobike. The two sides worked…

Abstract: Apple has canceled the 30% “Apple tax” once attacked by domestic application developers that provide content service. Recently, the updated Apple Store Review Guidelines showed that Apps may enable individual users to give a monetary gift to another individual without using in-app purchase, provided that (a) the gift is a completely optional choice by…