TechBuzz China: A Weekly Tech Podcast on China’s Innovation

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TechBuzz China is a new weekly technology podcast powered by Pandaily hosted by Rui Ma and Ying-Ying Lu. To listen to this week’s conversation on Toutiao’s Apology and Mobike’s Acquisition by Meituan-Dianping, you can tune in to TechBuzz China on iTunes Podcast, SoundCloud, or simply search for TechBuzz China in the podcast app of your choice.

TechBuzz China is a short weekly podcast that talks all about China’s Innovation, co-hosted by Rui Ma who is an angel investor and entrepreneur, and Ying-Ying Lu who is also an entrepreneur. The two hosts are both China experts who lived and worked in the technology space in China for many years.

This week on TechBuzz China, Rui and Ying-Ying talked about the recent news involving three Chinese unicorns: Toutiao, Didi, and Meituan. Toutiao was recently under fire for posting fake ads on their flagship news app, but their punishment came in the form of a permanent ban on their jokes app, Neihan Duanzi, which you can read more about here. Rui compared Toutiao CEO’s open apology with Facebook CEO’s congressional hearing happening concurrently in the U.S. Ying-Ying shared about Didi’s move into food delivery, and what it means for the on-demand sector which you can read here. She also shared her thoughts and a personal story related to the recently acquisition of Chinese bike-sharing giant, Mobike, by the unicorn Meituan-Dianping, which you can also read more about here.

If you are interested in learning more about what’s happening in China’s technology sector, you can also follow us on Twitter @thepandaily and like TechBuzz China on Facebook. If you would like to provide commentaries for the show, you can contact Rui or Ying-Ying on Twitter @ruima and @ginyginy.

Don’t forget to subscribe to TechBuzz China and tune in next week!

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  1. Thanks for the good topic selection and well-done research.
    Kudos to both hosts!

    One comment to Ying-ying: I’d advise you to minimize tone variation. Cheers.

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