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Voice of the People: How iFlytek Came to Dominate the World of Speech Recognition

by CKGSB Case Center | Aug. 22 2018

For a company whose software speaks to more than half a billion people, iFlytek tends to keep its voice low.

UISEE Finds a Shortcut for Driverless Cars

by Liu Sha | Jun. 19 2017

As people imagine the future of transportation, the first thing they think of is driverless cars. There are still many.

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New regulations may hit Didi-Uber and give Yidao Yongche a chance: an interview with Yidao’s CEO

Yidao Yongche was the first car-hailing business in China. At first, the company was badly affected by opposition from.

by Liu Sha and Deng Yuanyuan | Aug. 22 2016

Lenovo-backed ZUK Co-creates Smartphones With Millennials

Unlike parent company Lenovo, ZUK is trying to woo youngsters and blaze its own path. To do that it is.

by Major | Sep. 7 2015

How Tujia, ‘China’s Airbnb’, is Different from Airbnb

Four-year-old online vacation rental site Tujia, which is valued at $1 billion, offers Airbnb-like services with unique.

by Neelima | Aug. 12 2015

Can Alibaba’s Ant Financial Disrupt China’s Financial Industry?

In a short space of time Alibaba’s Ant Financial has created—and scaled—a diverse set of financial products.

by Major | Aug. 5 2015

Taobao and Tmall are Built as “Mono-Category Worlds”

Miko Wormuth, CEO of TWICE Fashion Accessories, on what it takes to build a business from scratch in China and.

by Li Hui | Jul. 21 2015

OnePlus and its Global-First Strategy

Chinese smartphone company OnePlus has received many accolades in the global market. Can it recreate the same magic in China.

by Major | Jun. 23 2015

Starting a Business in China Needs a Strong Adversity Quotient

In this series on The Chinapreneurs, we look at entrepreneurs' experiences in starting a business in China. In the first.

by Major | Jun. 16 2015

Why Lenovo (Really) Needs to Keep ZUK at Arm’s Length

Lenovo is trying to crack the Chinese smartphone market with ZUK, the erstwhile ShenQi. But has it really figured things.

by Major | Jun. 15 2015

Who’ll Win? Visa and MasterCard Versus UnionPay

Long kept at arm’s length, will foreign bank card companies finally get a fair crack at the China market.

by Chris Russell (Additional reporting by Milo Zhang) | Mar. 31 2015

No Purchase Necessary: the Sharing Economy in China

The sharing economy has been threatening traditional industries in the West. Now it’s gaining a foothold in China.

by Colin Shek | Feb. 3 2015

How Proya Built a Cosmetics Brand By Betting on China’s Lower-Tier Cities

In a little over 10 years, Proya has become a leading domestic cosmetics brand in China by focusing on the.

by Li Hui | Nov. 5 2014

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