Didi’s Challenges

Didi Chuxing is the largest unicorn company in China valued at 50 billion USD. Over the past three years, not only did the company’s valuation grow in double digits, its investors also witnessed the highest rate of return ever of over ten thousand folds. However, despite the rapid expansion growth Didi is experiencing, the company…

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The patent disputes won’t trouble Mobike too much

On September 14, 2017, Shanghai Intellectual Property Court issued the first instance judgement on Hu Tao’s prosecution on Mobike (Beijing) Information Technology co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as the Mobike) for its infringement of the invention patents. Mobike’s bike lock control system is out of the scope of patent protection and thus it doesn’t infringe…

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How can takeout delivery riders slow down?

Recently, a figure shows that in Shanghai 76 traffic accidents related with takeout delivery happened in the first half of 2017, with one food-delivery rider injured or dead per 2.5 days on average. Riders involved in such accidents from Ele.me and Meituan both account for 26%. After the media reported this news, safety of food-delivery…

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Shared commute again was under the spotlight in China

In early August, a batch of brand new BMW 1-series sedans showed on the streets of Shenyang. These luxury vehicles, equipped with Wifi connection, facial recognition, smart voice assistant, are shared cars which cost users only 1.5RMB per kilometer. Though it turned out that BMW Brilliance Automobile or BMW China were not behind this, luxury…

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