The Rise and Fall of China’s OG Social Media Platforms

With the rise of short video, some of China’s earliest social media platforms have reached the end of their journey, with a few even transforming into a hub for misogynistic content


Tech Thursday: 911 on 996

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


Tech Thursday Episode 35

Henan’s internet gets healthy, foreign investment in Chinese surveillance, China’s chip sector rises, and sexism in tech firms


The Best April Fool Fake News in China

Tech companies rush to out-spoof each other in alarming AI comedy bonanza


Tech Thursday: Episode 25

Chinese bitcoin, who’s raking China’s gaming revenue, physicist in Nature magazine, and Beijing finally allows self-driving car tests


Tech Thursday: Episode 11

Beer-baited trap and facial recognition nabs criminals, Google and AI in China, Tencent and flying taxis, and a kid named after an app


Tech Thursday: Episode 7

VR vs. drugs, the tiniest electric car, Tencent’s social credit scheme, and Didi pursues Uber abroad


Tech Thursday: Episode 6

Beijing China’s most cashless city, Apple removes VPNs, sexism in e-sports and a rogue chatbot: It’s Tech Thursday


The Viral Week That Was: Ep 96

Tencent’s scandal, the father of pinyin passes away, smog plans, and a tiger scare