Douyin Pay was recently added to the app, allowing users to buy virtual gifts for livestreamers and pay for goods on the app’s e-commerce platform.
The Alibaba and Ant Group founder, Jack Ma, made his first public appearance in months at a video conference with rural teachers.
Pinduoduo is under fire again for deleting pictures from a user’s photo album without consent. Luckin opens up to franchises in lower-tier cities.
The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated consumer adoption of e-commerce on WeChat and powered growth, as confined shoppers spent more time browsing on the app.
James and Elliott review the winners and losers of 2020, what they got right and what they got wrong, as well as the lessons they learned.
Ant Group employees can use the Alipay app for digital yuan transactions in select locations, including the Lujiazui district in Shanghai.
Adobe ended support for its notoriously virus-prone web standard on Jan. 12 and Flash was little missed—except in the Chinese government.
US-China tensions led Chinese institutional investors to look to cryptocurrencies as a safe haven—and a Bitcoin bull market didn’t hurt.
The US Department of Commerce has told Huawei suppliers that it intents to deny “a significant number of license requests” to Huawei.
996 is still a problem in China’s tech industry. It’s brutal to employees, and it’s questionable whether overtime work pays off even for companies.
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