China’s top 1,000 apps reveal latest trends in mobile

The top 1,000 apps list was compiled according to market penetration rates 

Temasek leads US$100M funding in Chinese robotics and AI startup Rokid

The firm essentially provides voice-interactive access to weather, smart home automation, music, radio, weather, and basic chat 

Kickstart Ventures and Tencent jointly invest in Canadian media company Wattpad

This investment is part of Wattpad's new US$51 million funding round 

Police detain man accused of stealing US$1.3M-worth of bitcoins in China

The suspect, who is working as a system administrator in an IT company, allegedly modified its computer applications to appropriate the virtual currency 

Baidu's iQiyi said to have filed for US$1B IPO in the US

The company is a Netflix-style streaming company with 481 million monthly active users 

A look into China’s future: Unravelling China’s edtech landscape

In the edtech sector, China has seen strong support from the government as well as the venture capital community 

Ofo investor Allan Zhu rumored to have sold his shares to Alibaba for US$3 billion

In September 2017, Zhu said only a merger with Mobike could make the companies profitable