Alibaba cuts its revenue forecast as growth slackens – TechCrunch

Alibaba’s long stretch of growth finally broke after the Chinese e-commerce giant reported somewhat underwhelming financial results for its Q2 2019 quarter. (A little confusing but Alibaba’s quarters are a...

Korean lending startup PeopleFund raises $11M led by chat app Kakao’s payment unit –...

South Korean peer-to-peer lending startup PeopleFund is in the money itself after it raised an $11 million Series B funding round that was led by Kakao Pay, the fintech division of...

China’s Youon expands into Europe as other bike startups backpedal worldwide – TechCrunch

A little known Chinese bike company is riding into Europe as its peer Ofo has applied the brakes to its global expansion strategy in recent months. Youon, which gets by manufacturing...

China is funding the future of American biotech – TechCrunch

Silicon Valley is in the midst of a health craze, and it is being driven by “Eastern” medicine. It’s been a record year for US medical investing, but investors in Beijing...

India’s new technology infrastructure has created a platform to build domestic tech giants –...

In the two years since Indian social media app ShareChat raised $4 million in funding from Lightspeed Ventures the converging trends of increasing smartphone use, wireless internet connectivity, and cashless...

China splits the internet while the U.S. dithers – TechCrunch

There are few stories as important right now as the internet being ripped asunder by the increasing animosity between the U.S. and China. Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of Alphabet,...