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How gaming companies are coping with soured Sino-Korean ties

How gaming companies are coping with soured Sino-Korean ties

BUSINESS, CHINA, EVENTS, FEATURES, SOUTH KOREA, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 15 May, 2018

In March 2017, following the installment of a US missile system on South Korean soil, China launched retaliatory moves against the country that affected even the gaming industry 

The first WeChat blockchain mini-app just got suspended one day after launch

The first WeChat blockchain mini-app just got suspended one day after launch

NEWS | 11 May, 2018

The company allowed people to draft and sign 'mini-contract's via the blockchain 

China to set up national standards for blockchain

China to set up national standards for blockchain

CHINA, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 10 May, 2018

In March, China’s national government set up the Blockchain Registry Open Platform (BROP) through the country’s central bank. It aims to develop intellectual property rights on the blockchain 

WeChat drove nearly $33 billion in consumption in 2017

WeChat drove nearly $33 billion in consumption in 2017

NEWS | 08 May, 2018

WeChat drives more traffic in China than any social media network does in its core market 

Venture capital firm GGV raises US$236M (RMB1.5B) in new RMB fund

Venture capital firm GGV raises US$236M (RMB1.5B) in new RMB fund

CHINA, FINANCE, INVESTMENT, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 07 May, 2018

GGV Capital has invested in over 200 companies in the US and China including Alibaba, Airbnb, Xiaomi, Didi Chuxing, and Square 

Mobike co-founder and CEO Davis Wang resigns, Hu Weiwei takes the handlebars

Mobike co-founder and CEO Davis Wang resigns, Hu Weiwei takes the handlebars

CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 02 May, 2018

The move comes about a month after MoBike was sold to Meituan-Dianping for US$2.7 billion 

Opinion: The China-US Thucydides Trap is about data as much as it is about trade

Opinion: The China-US Thucydides Trap is about data as much as it is about trade

BUSINESS, CHINA, FEATURES, OP-ED, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE, WORLD | 30 Apr, 2018

When American companies first entered China, there were concerns over data and national security 

Ctrip is bringing supersonic travel to speed-obsessed China

Ctrip is bringing supersonic travel to speed-obsessed China

CHINA, COUNTRIES, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 27 Apr, 2018

It's an interesting investment because it's not obviously clear how it fits into Ctrip's core business model 

Y Combinator is officially coming to China

Y Combinator is officially coming to China

BUSINESS, CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE | 26 Apr, 2018

Y Combinator announced the launch of their Startup School on May 19 at Beijing Tsinghua University 

Investigation shows personal data from food delivery platforms in China on sale for as little as US$0.01

Investigation shows personal data from food delivery platforms in China on sale for as little as US$0.01

CHINA, NEWS, SYNDICATED, TECHNODE, TECHNOLOGY | 24 Apr, 2018

Suppliers are using software to scrape data from order systems and that even take-away delivery drivers have been found to be selling the info