NEWS

Andrew Ng to leave Baidu. What’s next?

The AI leading expert who founded Google Brain is now officially on the market.

Is Alibaba’s battle with counterfeit goods getting any better?

The e-commerce giant is trying to clean up concerns of fake goods and food safety by putting tracking QR codes on eggs.

Ofo pushes ahead of rivals with 10 million daily rides

Ofo became the fourth Chinese internet platform to see 10 million daily transactions, after Taobao, Didi Chuxing, and Meituan.

LeEco’s EV arm LeSee sends off its co-founder Ding Lei

As Ding Lei is stepping down, Zhang Hailiang, LeSEE COO, is taking over Ding’s role and will be serving as LeSEE global CEO.

Start-up

How startups turn from disruptors to conformists: The transformation of China’s biggest dating app

Momo has changed from China’s sexual revolution platform into another livestreaming app.

India’s Purplle uses A.I. to concur the country’s online beauty sector

It uses machine learning to recommend the most suitable cosmetics products to users.

India’s Milkbasket reinvents home deliveries with microdelivery

A new delivery model that sends groceries to customers in the beginning of the day.

Instamojo’s fuss-free payment solution for India’s SMEs

A phone number and a bank account are all that is required for SMEs to open an Instamojo account.

Gadgets

Bluegogo launches carbon-fiber geared bikes to heat up bike-sharing chase in China

The app has attracted 6.25 million users in four months.

MiJia is lucrative: Xiaomi-backed 77 gadget startups bring in USD 2.2 billion in 2016

Four out of these startups have emerged as “unicorns”, valued at over USD 1 billion.

Irked by Meitu’s “whitening” selfies? Here are 5 more Chinese selfie smartphones

From leading smartphone maker Huawei to photo-editing app Meitu, they are all producing smartphones for selfies.

The top 5 wearable device manufacturers in China

In addition to Xiaomi and Huawei, the emerging startup behind Ticwatch is worth paying attention to.

Trending

Why is the Shanghai Metro more advanced than the New York Subway (II)?

Comparing the subway systems of two megacities.

These are the most popular masks in China. Are they really anti-smog?

China’s smog economy is experiencing a boom with more anti-pollution masks available every year.

Why is the Shanghai Metro more advanced than the New York Subway? (I)

Comparing the subway systems of two megacities

Photos: What does Tim Cook dig about China startups ofo and Keep

Keep and ofo apps are popular among Chinese millennials.

Tech Financing

Hot video-sharing platform Kuaishou secures USD 350 M investment from Tencent

Would you like to know who is interested in your daily life? Try sharing it on Kuaishou.

Estate search platform Zhugefang received USD 7 M in Series A round

Zhugefang can help you search real estate information via its big data analysis system.

Co-working startup Wujiespace secures nearly USD 15 M from Matrix Partners and more

Co-working community Wujiespace enables you to find better workplaces easily.

VR startup HYPEREAL receives tens of millions in USD in financing

A "VR in China" speech by HYPEREAL attracted the attention of the American media and global VR market.

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Tech Junction

Tech Junction: Beijing’s best tech events Mar 27 – Apr 2

In this week's Tech Junction events learn all about Baidu's AI, robotics, education and entertainment industry in China.

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