Which best selling masks will you get if you spend USD 500 a year on smog protection?

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?

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.

Why are Chinese millennials crazy about Rainbow Chamber Singers?

One of the group's songs had over 2 million hits on bilibili, the largest video streaming platform for Chinese millennials.

The top 5 unique dating apps in China

Besides popular dating apps like Momo, Tantan, and Blued, China has more niche solutions for heating up the dating scene

Can Snapchat-inspired self-destruct features be a thing in China?

Facebook’s new “Messenger Day” feature got everyone talking, but can this kind of self-destruct function be a thing in China?

Huawei’s new campus in Shenzhen gets ridiculed for copycat architecture

Netizens claim Huawei’s copies of famous European cities go against the company’s forward-thinking image.

The rise of cheese in China

After a cold welcome, cheese has finally gained trust from Chinese consumers.

WildChina’s Mei Zhang: using the internet for more authentic tourism in China

Tourism has wrought huge changes in China. Now, the internet is changing everything.

Are you willing to pay for online reading now?

Online media in China are exploring the paid content business, but there are still many challenges waiting for them.



Tech Junction

Tech Junction: Beijing’s best tech events Mar 20 – Mar 26

This week's highlights include the sharing economy, alternative energy, and online shopping.