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SimShine raises $8 million for home security cameras that use edge computing

SimShine raises million for home security cameras that use edge computing SimShine, a computer vision startup based in Shenzhen, has raised $8 million in pre-Series A funding for SimCam, its line of home security cameras that use edge computing to keep data on-device. The funding was led by Cheetah Mobile, with participation […]

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Jack Ma officially retires as Alibaba’s chairman

Jack Ma officially retires as Alibaba’s chairman Jack Ma stepped down as Alibaba’s chairman today, handing the role over to the company’s current CEO Daniel Zhang. The transition was announced a year ago. Ma will continue serving on Alibaba’s board until its annual general shareholders’ meeting next year. He also remains a […]

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American tariffs are having a bigger impact on U.S.-based Amazon vendors than their competitors in China, according to SellerMotor

American tariffs are having a bigger impact on U.S.-based Amazon vendors than their competitors in China, according to SellerMotor The series of tariffs imposed by the United States on Chinese goods has impacted both U.S. and China-based Amazon vendors, but U.S. sellers are taking a bigger hit to their sales, according to […]

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Alibaba acquires NetEase Kaola in deal worth $2 billion

Alibaba acquires NetEase Kaola in deal worth billion Alibaba Group said today it has acquired NetEase Kaola for $2 billion and will integrate it into Tmall, creating the largest cross-border e-commerce platform in China. The announcement follows weeks of media reports about a potential deal, which was said to have stalled in […]

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Why Walmart’s Flipkart is betting heavily on Hindi

Why Walmart’s Flipkart is betting heavily on Hindi Flipkart, the largest e-commerce platform in India, said Tuesday it has concluded the roll-out of a range of features to its shopping app in what is its biggest update in recent years. Chief among these new features is access to Flipkart in Hindi language. […]

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Alibaba reportedly near finalizing a deal to acquire NetEase’s cross-border e-commerce unit

Alibaba reportedly near finalizing a deal to acquire NetEase’s cross-border e-commerce unit After weeks of media reports, Alibaba may finally be nearing an agreement to acquire NetEase’s cross-border e-commerce unit, Kaola. Chinese tech news website 36kr reports that a deal may be announced as early as this week and is expected to […]

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How Zhihu’s become one of China’s biggest hubs for experts

How Zhihu’s become one of China’s biggest hubs for experts Zhihu may not be as well known outside of China as WeChat or ByteDance’s Douyin, but over the past eight years, it has cultivated a reputation for being one of the country’s most trustworthy social media platforms. Originally launched as a question-and-answer […]

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WeChat restricts controversial video face-swapping app Zao, citing “security risks”

WeChat restricts controversial video face-swapping app Zao, citing “security risks” Zao went viral in China this weekend for its realistic face-swapping videos, but after controversy about its policies, WeChat restricted access to the app on its messaging platform. Developed by a unit of Momo, one of China’s most popular dating apps, Zao […]

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Sources say China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims

Sources say China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims A number of malicious websites used to hack into iPhones over a two-year period were targeting Uyghur Muslims, TechCrunch has learned. Sources familiar with the matter said the websites were part of a state-backed attack — likely China — designed to target […]

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Apple products under pricing pressure as new 15% tariffs drop Sunday

Apple products under pricing pressure as new 15% tariffs drop Sunday A new 15% tariff on Chinese imports will go in effect just after midnight Sunday, placing levies on hundreds of household goods and consumer tech, including a bevy of Apple products. The tariffs, put in place by President Donald Trump as […]

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