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WeWork is getting serious about China – TechCrunch

WeWork is getting serious about China – TechCrunch Since its entry into China in 2016, WeWork has extended from four to around 60 locations across the country’s megacities like Shanghai, Beijing, and most recently, Shenzhen. That’s one-sixth of WeWork’s 360 locations worldwide. It’s also equivalent to what WeWork has achieved …

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Walmart in China is now testing same-day grocery delivery from Dada via WeChat – TechCrunch

Walmart in China is now testing same-day grocery delivery from Dada via WeChat – TechCrunch Walmart has just begun testing same-day grocery delivery called Walmart To Go in one of its stores in China, months after the American retail titan expanded grocery delivery in its homeland. The service is accessed …

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Cloud communications platform Agora closes $70M Series C to create new developer tools – TechCrunch

Cloud communications platform Agora closes $70M Series C to create new developer tools – TechCrunch Part of Agora’s team. The cloud communications startup has offices in Santa Clara and Shanghai. Agora, a developer of cloud communication APIs, will create products for new markets and verticals after raising a $70 million …

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Xiaomi gobbles up selfie phone brand Meitu as revenue jumps 49% – TechCrunch

Xiaomi gobbles up selfie phone brand Meitu as revenue jumps 49% – TechCrunch Xiaomi is diversifying into a new range of phones as the Chinese smartphone maker announced impressive growth with its latest financials. The company announced it will take over selfie app maker Meitu’s smartphone business to go after new …

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Interest rates and fears of a mounting trade war send tech stocks lower – TechCrunch

Interest rates and fears of a mounting trade war send tech stocks lower – TechCrunch Shares of technology companies were battered in today’s trading as fears of an increasing trade war between the U.S. and China and rising interest rates convinced worried investors to sell. The Nasdaq Composite Index, which …

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China’s hottest news app Jinri Toutiao announces new CEO – TechCrunch

China’s hottest news app Jinri Toutiao announces new CEO – TechCrunch You may not have heard of ByteDance, but you probably know its red-hot video app TikTok, which gobbled up Musical.ly in August. The Beijing-based company also runs a popular news aggregator called Jinri Toutiao, which means “today’s headlines” in Chinese, and …

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Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future – TechCrunch

Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future – TechCrunch William (“Whurley”) Hurley Contributor William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age. He is currently chairing the …

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