TechCrunch WeWork may have combined forces with its fiercest rival in China, Naked Hub, in a recent merger, but its new enemy numero uno in the country is also building up a roster of friends through aggressive M&A. Ucommune may not be spending the kind of cash WeWork China did — it reportedly spent $400 million to […] 4 weeks
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WeWork China rival Ucommune raises $43.5M more at a $1.8B valuation
TechCrunch Barely weeks after WeWork China raised $500 million, one of its main rivals is refueling its tanks too. Ucommune — the company formerly known as UrWork... 1 day
BlaBlaCar acquires carpool rival BeepCar from Russia’s Mail.Ru
TechCrunch Another acquisition for French carpooling platform BlaBlaCar: It’s picked up Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru’s relatively recent rival offering, BeepCar, in what’s being billed as both an acquisition and a partnership. BlaBlaCar says... 1 week
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THE VERGE Last week, reports surfaced that Google is planning to return to China with censored apps alongside talks about bringing cloud services over as well.... 1 week
WeWork’s HQ product aims to better accommodate mid-sized companies
TechCrunch WeWork recently announced a new office space solution called “HQ by WeWork” to provide mid-sized companies the privacy, flexibility, customization and cost-efficiency they need without making a long term brick-and-mortar commitment.... 6 days
China’s Didi beefs up its newly-independent car services business with an acquisition
TechCrunch A week after spinning out its driver services business and giving it $1 billion in investment capital, Didi Chuxing has added to it through... 1 day
Walmart co-leads $500M investment in Chinese online grocery service Dada-JD Daojia
TechCrunch Walmart sold its China-based e-commerce business in 2016, but the U.S. retail giant is very much involved in the Chinese internet market through a partnership with... 6 days
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THE VERGE Google is reportedly planning to re-launch its search engine in China, complete with censored results to meet the... 2 weeks
Starbucks partners with Alibaba on coffee delivery to boost China business
TechCrunch Starbucks is palling up with Alibaba as it seeks to rediscover growth for its business in China. China has been a bright spot for some time... 2 weeks
India’s budget hotel network OYO moves into wedding banquet services
TechCrunch OYO Rooms, the India-based budget hotel network that’s backed by SoftBank’s Vision fund, has prioritized expansion into China this year but that’s not all it’s up to. Back home... 2 days
Chinese Tesla rival Nio files to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO
TechCrunch Tesla may be looking to go private, but Chinese rival Nio is going the other way after it filed to raise $1.8 billion in... 22 hours
LemonBox brings US vitamins and health products to consumers in China
TechCrunch China is rising in many ways — the economy, consumer spending and technology — but still many of its population looks overseas, and particularly to the... 1 week
Washington hit China hard on tech influence this week
TechCrunch After months of back-and-forth negotiations, Washington moved rapidly this past week to fend off the increasing transcendence of China’s tech industry, with Congress passing expanded national security controls over M&A... 2 weeks
Tencent spinoff China Literature to buy New Classics Media for $2.2B in content consolidation play
TechCrunch As the consumer appetite for digital entertainment in China continues its rapid growth, two companies are combining forces... 2 days
Google is reportedly planning a censorship-friendly search service for China
TechCrunch Google’s search service could be poised to make a dramatic return to China next year, according to an explosive report from The Intercept. Google yanked its search service... 2 weeks
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Uber is on a hiring spree in Singapore despite ‘exiting’ Southeast Asia
TechCrunch Uber agreed to sell its Southeast Asia business in March, but it isn’t leaving the region. In fact, the U.S. firm is doubling down... 2 hours
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THE VERGE We now know more about how Google is developing its censored search engine for China. To comply with Chinese authorities, Google has been using... 7 days
Huawei overtakes Apple in smartphone shipments
TechCrunch Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is now the second biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world according to new reports from IDC and Canalys, as The Verge initially spotted. In IDC’s latest report, the firm says that the... 2 weeks
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Reports: Google working on censorship-ready search for China
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Chinese tech stocks tumble from more than just trade tensions
TechCrunch Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. Reports of trade tensions between China and the US in the past... 2 weeks
The dramatic rise and fall of online P2P lending in China
TechCrunch Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. When Emily Zhang was interning with a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending... 2 weeks
Outgoing Facebook CSO Alex Stamos will join Disrupt SF to talk cybersecurity
TechCrunch At Disrupt SF 2018, Facebook’s soon-to-be-former chief security officer Alex Stamos will join us to chat about his tenure in the top security role... 7 days
Starbucks, Alibaba announce China delivery venture
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