With the recent travails of Didi, and the emergence of Tencent's facial recognition feature, China's tech sector is undergoing major upheaval.
It would be useful for China's big tech firms to toe the party line. But the once mutually-beneficial relationship between these companies and the government is becoming increasingly strained.
It's not only Alibaba and Ant Group that are feeling the heat.
As massive companies buy up their competition with ease, the answer may be to ban them from sectors all together
Last minute decision suspends world's biggest IPO. But it exposes debates still ongoing about how to regulate fintech companies.
Most people would be content to pull off one of the world's top five IPOs, but Jack Ma is on course for his second.
In the teeth of the crackdown on foreign listed companies, Ant Group has opted for Hong Kong – ultimately to the cost of American savers.
As the government considers antitrust action against big US technology companies, a global business scholar identifies four myths that need busting first.
China is re-inventing ways to make online shopping more fun, and it's proving very successful indeed.
The same technological forces that make the Wuhan outbreak a global concern are also key to managing the crisis response.
From helping fight coronavirus to supporting education and biodiversity projects, China's tech billionaires have moved boldly into philanthropy, continuing what is an ancient tradition.
It seems no traditional finance company is safe from the marauding tech giants.
Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.
Even Amazon can't defy gravity forever.
The Trump administration recently announced a plan to curb counterfeiting on websites and at ports of entry. But what's missing is the role consumers play in supporting this criminal activity.
Chinese customers spend billions on Nov. 11. Why, and what does it mean for the global retail marketplace?
Delivery bots, maintenance drones and care robots are all being tested in real world contexts – and that's just the beginning.
Old retail might be dying in the West, but it's been given new life in China.
Plans for China to rate its citizens for their trustworthiness have been depicted as uniquely Chinese. Don't be so sure.
While Apple Pay may have won the battle against some of Australia’s banks, it may lose the war against the providers of digital wallets, such as Tencent and Alibaba.