Chinese apartment rental platform Ziroom was involved in a series of controversies amid China’s developing COVID-19 crisis. Recently, several media reports have accused the company of taking advantage of vulnerable groups and evicting tenants from Hubei.
Among the most notable domestic news is the Series A round raised by the Shanghai-based VR startup Oasis VR.
Chinese tech giants Xiaomi, Huawei and Tencent made the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2020.
Roborock Technology, a Chinese robotic vacuum cleaner manufacturer affiliated with Xiaomi, starts trading today on China’s new tech board with a strong opening performance.
Data from app analytic platform App Annie revealed that the number of mobile app downloads has surged during the first two weeks of February in the Chinese mainland market
The COVID-19 a disastrous time for travel-related businesses, as well as all the other service-related industries. Non-essential travel plans have been mostly canceled, all travel platforms are experiencing huge losses due to trip cancelations.
An employee of Dangdang was diagnosed with COVID-19, and all her close contacts in the company have been quarantined at home.
Apple announced that it would double the donations to support both the emergency medical response and the recovery of virus-affected communities in China.
On February 19, Bloomberg reported that China is considering taking control some of HNA Group’s airlines that have been unable to meet financial obligations.
Chinese aerospace company GalaxySpace announced that China's first satellite with a 10Gbps communication capacity successfully carried out a communications test after 30 days in orbit.
Xiaomi has been granted a patent for a "smart mask" by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Pinduoduo has launched its dedicated "Help the Farmers" channel on February 10, to match the demand from of users with products from over 12 million agricultural producers.
Other than established e-commerce platforms like Alibaba and JD.com, WeChat’s mini-programs are still new to a large number of business operators and Westerners; however, it is expanding into non-negligible channel for consumer transactions.
ByteDance will designate a senior executive to lead and grow its gaming business planning on launching a mobile MOBA game that directly competes with Tencent’s Honor of Kings
Chinese food delivery giant Meituan Dianping launched an unmanned delivery service to build a full chain of contactless service in food distribution.