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China’s largest co-working space UCOMMUNE may soon hit US$1.4B valuation

China’s largest co-working space UCOMMUNE may soon hit US$1.4B valuation

CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 13 Feb, 2018

Companies like naked Hub and WeWork make to co-working industry a crowded space for UCOMMUNE in China 

Didi Chuxing speeds up autonomous driving project as prototype cars hit the road

Didi Chuxing speeds up autonomous driving project as prototype cars hit the road

CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE, TECHNOLOGY | 12 Feb, 2018

Didi Chuxing is actively testing over 10 prototyped vehicles in three cities in China and US since last year 

Blockchain investment 2018: A who's who of blockchain investors and startups in China

Blockchain investment 2018: A who's who of blockchain investors and startups in China

BUSINESS, CHINA, FEATURES, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 08 Feb, 2018

Only blockchain-focused funds and some individual investors are betting on the sector now, whereas the majority of mainstream funds are still adopting a wait-and-see attitude 

6 shifts in China's internet sector from 2017 into 2018: report

6 shifts in China's internet sector from 2017 into 2018: report

BUSINESS, CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 05 Feb, 2018

Tencent, Alibaba, and Weibo continue to come out on top of China's internet sector 

Apple’s new China iCloud data centre to begin construction this year, ready for launch in 2020

Apple’s new China iCloud data centre to begin construction this year, ready for launch in 2020

SYNDICATED, TECHNODE, TECHNOLOGY | 01 Feb, 2018

An estimated US$1 billion investment will be poured into the construction of the data centre 

Chengdu’s  first unmanned supermarket closes down after 4 months

Chengdu’s first unmanned supermarket closes down after 4 months

BUSINESS, CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 31 Jan, 2018

Despite being knee-deep in financial troubles, GOGO无人超市 is still optimistic about the future of unmanned supermarket in China 

Didi is using its new AI Brain to crack the toughest puzzle —our cities

Didi is using its new AI Brain to crack the toughest puzzle —our cities

CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE, TECHNOLOGY | 29 Jan, 2018

The project has been in development for around a year now, piloting in over 20 Chinese cities 

Authorities to reinforce inspection over games “distorting history”

Authorities to reinforce inspection over games “distorting history”

BUSINESS, CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 25 Jan, 2018

The move underscores a broader state’s plan to regulate content in various platforms, from messenger app to online games 

Updated: Alibaba rumoured to deepen involvement in bike-rentals with upcoming US$1B Hellobike investment round

Updated: Alibaba rumoured to deepen involvement in bike-rentals with upcoming US$1B Hellobike investment round

CHINA, FINANCE, INVESTMENT, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 24 Jan, 2018

In December, Hellobike raised nearly US$516 million from Ant Financial and Fosun Capital 

Alibaba fund invests in music-powered Taiwanese gym operator Space Cycle

Alibaba fund invests in music-powered Taiwanese gym operator Space Cycle

SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 22 Jan, 2018

Space Cycle melds technology with offline training to provide group exercise classes full of lighting, video mapping and social media integration