China’s internet world is ruled by three big players: Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, collectively known as BAT. The three companies generated revenues of $20 billion in 2013 and $8.16 billion in the third quarter of 2014. The big three account for a significant, and perhaps disproportionate, share of China’s internet market. Another technology company that has risen to prominence pretty quickly is Xiaomi. BAT and Xiaomi are quickly making inroads into new areas outside their core business—by either investing in or acquiring companies. Take a look at the brand and companies that are backed by these four companies.
Wang Jianlin’s sprawling business conglomerate, the Dalian Wanda Group, has its fingers in many pies: from real estate and retail to sports and entertainment.
From stats on online gaming revenues to tier-one home sales, the China data you need to know. Anyone travelling by subway in China will notice one thing: nearly everyone is busy with their smartphone. For some it is social media and for others it is games. It’s no wonder then that online gaming is soaring in popularity. […]
The growing legions of migrant workers in China have had far reaching implications on the process of urbanization in China. For the last two decades, China’s cities have exploded in size, the result of the largest and fastest migration in human history as hundreds of millions of people have moved from rural to urban areas […]
A megalopolis six times the size of New York, JingJinJi will ease the pressures being faced by China’s capital Beijing.
In a short space of time Alibaba’s Ant Financial has created—and scaled—a diverse set of financial products and services: from online payments to cloud computing and data services.
Mobile wallets are taking off in China but it is too early to say what they mean for the use of cash and bank cards.
Mobile apps in China have created a bubble in which people can get most of the things they need without stepping out of the comforts of their home
In China, LinkedIn is offering its tried and tested formula of professional networking with some unique twists.
China’s stock market crash left a host of casualties in its wake—from a weakened renminbi to plummeting commodity prices.