Blockchain differences between Chinese cities

A city is not only a division of geographical location, but also a competitive entity for new technology. When a new technology emerges, there will be local adoption that creates new urban economic growth factors and a new perception of the city. For major cities, blockchain is a rare technical gift.

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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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Shenzhen will Pilot Smart Bike Dock Lock for Shared Bikes

The reporter learns from Shenzhen Road Management Center that Shenzhen plans pilot smart dock lock of shared bikes. When residents return bikes in demonstration region, lock pile could read label and automatically lock bikes. The demonstration site, located in Yuehai Sub-district, Nanshan District in Shenzhen, will set up 30 parking areas, 2000 lock piles and…

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More details about Alibaba’s investment in Cainiao

On September 25, in a bid to further fuel the progress of its “new retail” strategy, Alibaba announced that it intends to raise its stake in its affiliate—Cainiao Network and pledged 100 billion yuan investment in next five years to the logistics arm that had already received tens of billions yuan to expedite leading global…

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Ant Financial will launch Face ID for package pickups

On September 14, Alipay and Cainiao Global held the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Conference (GLSC) in Shanghai, and announced that they will provide services for SMEs form the most basic payment to marketing, credit, and finance businesses. At the same time, the Ant Financial will use face recognition technology in the logistics industry, so…

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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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Beijing Tobacco Control Association Applauded Weibo’s Withdrawal of Smoking Emoji

Weibo withdrew the emoji that represents “cool” from the emoji stickers of its international version, indicating the phase-out of “smoking emoji” from Weibo’s mobile client and PC client. Beijing Tobacco Control Association (BTCA) applauded this act and urged Tencent to follow suit as soon as possible. “Ku” originated from “cool” of foreign culture, meaning “awesome,…

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Chinese Street Culture in Fashion Brand Business

Abstract: For Chinese fashion brands and young people, it takes more time to develop from business to hip-hop and street culture driven by strong culture. Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, Brooklyn in New York and Harajuku in Tokyo are all local landmarks, birthing fashion brand business worth billions of dollars. In China, there is place…

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