The top 3 reasons why Xiaomi lost its…

Xiaomi lost its crown as China’s largest smartphone maker in 2016, ending a reign that lasted two consecutive years. The unicorn, now ranking in fifth place, saw its shipments plunge to 41.5 million in 2016,…

Cheaper but not Cheap – Secrets of Oppo…

You may be surprised at market research company IDC China’s recent findings on China’s smartphone market for the fourth quarter of 2016. Smartphone manufacturer Oppo beat Huawei and Xiaomi to the top spot for the…

Why mental health apps bloomed in China in…

By Hailan Jia Mental health counseling is in high demand in China in 2016, and it’s being helped along by an explosion of mental health apps. There are an estimated 64 psychological counseling mobile apps…

An IPO in Hong Kong: China’s No. 1…

Selfie-editing app maker Meitu on Thursday had its initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong. The offering price was HKD 8.5 (USD 1.1); after an up and a down, it closed flat at HKD 8.5…

The top 10 trending apps for Chinese millennials

MindStore.io, a popular online community by leading Chinese tech media ifanr, selected the top 10 apps of the week. Their choices are based on their freshness, fun ideas, and clever designs. The estimated 500 million…