TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday: Technically Fooled

Though Covid-19 tamed some April Fool’s pranks, some Chinese companies were up to their usual tricks

TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday: The Great Robo-Shop Flop

Is this the end of China’s brief experiment with self-service stores?

TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday: 911 on 996

Tech employees are organizing against a punitive work culture, pushing at the limits of online debate

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Tech Thursday: The Bike-Share Dream that Died

A collective lunacy about the future of commuting may have finally ground to a halt

TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday: War of Tycoons

There’s little love lost between Jack Ma and Richard Liu, but the drama of the last two weeks have cast the rivalry in different lights

NEWS, TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday: Soft(ware) Power

Knockoff accusations against China’s “homegrown browser” are just the latest in a history of high-profile IP fraud in China

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Tech Thursday: Pinduoduo

After raising 1.6 billion USD floating on the NASDAQ, Chinese group-buying app faces fake goods accusations

TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday Episode 47

AI submarine, Facebook subsidiary vanished, WeChat records in court, Alipay tracks vaccines, and sewage gets tested for drugs

TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday Episode 46

Google games, ZTE is back, and deep-sea robots. The future’s here, the future’s Thursday.

TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday episode 44

Advanced lock-pick on Taobao, Chinese Academy of Sciences develops laser assault rifle, and everybody else develops AI

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