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China’s big tech problem: even in a state-managed economy, digital companies grow too powerful

China has made clear it aims to be a global leader in digital infrastructure and technologies.

Baidu is considering designing and building electric vehicles

China's Baidu Inc is considering making its own electric vehicles and has held talks with automakers about the possibili...

Baidu to buy live-streaming platform Joyy

China's Baidu Inc reported third-quarter revenue above market expectations on Monday and said it would buy social media ...

Chinese consumers embraced voice ordering on Singles Day

More than 1 million orders were placed and processed through voice command via Alibaba’s Tmall Genie during its 11.11 Gl...

Alibaba Hotel run by robots

An automated Alibaba hotel is set to open in Hangzhou.

Korean products have usurped the popularity of Japanese in Hong Kong

A Nielsen report shows Korean products have usurped the popularity of Japanese products among young Hong Kong consumers.

How GQ China’s success mirrors the anatomy of a generation

In the nine years since its launch, GQ China has become a matchmaker linking brands and retailers with fast-changing con...

Surprise JD.com profit upswing

An unexpected JD.com profit upswing has marked the third quarter for China’s largest retailer.

Womai seeking IPO amid losing streak

Cofco Group’s online retailer Womai is hoping to raise up to HK$600 million in an IPO.

JD.com second-quarter revenues rise 43 per cent

JD.com second-quarter net revenues grew by 43.6 per cent, reaching RMB93.2 billion.