China

Alibaba Vows to Keep Fighting Fakes Despite Anti-Counterfeiting Group Snub
Alibaba

Alibaba Vows to Keep Fighting Fakes Despite Anti-Counterfeiting Group Snub

The U.S.-based International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition announced on Friday that it would suspend Alibaba's membership, after several IACC member companies quit the group in protest at Alibaba's inclusion.
Apple's Cook Visits Beijing After China Woes, Didi Deal
Tim Cook

Apple's Cook Visits Beijing After China Woes, Didi Deal

Cook has planned to meet high-level government officials, a source familiar with the matter said earlier this month.
What Apple's Investment in Chinese Car Hailing Giant Didi Really Means
Investments

What Apple's Investment in Chinese Car Hailing Giant Didi Really Means

It's all about selling services in China (and taking on Uber in the process).
Uber CEO Responded to Apple's $1B Investment in Chinese Rival in a Joking Tweet
Travis Kalanick

Uber CEO Responded to Apple's $1B Investment in Chinese Rival in a Joking Tweet

Travis Kalanick explained that his girlfriend owns Apple shares which makes her an investor in Didi Chuxing, Uber's rival in China.
Arjun Kharpal
Baidu CEO Tells Staff to Put Values Before Profit After Cancer Death Scandal
Cancer

Baidu CEO Tells Staff to Put Values Before Profit After Cancer Death Scandal

Li's letter said employees were making compromises for the sake of commercial interests and placing earnings growth above user experience.
Facebook Beverages Won't Be a Thing in China After Rare Trademark Win
Court Cases

Facebook Beverages Won't Be a Thing in China After Rare Trademark Win

The Beijing Municipal High People's Court said the Zhongshan Pearl River Drinks application to label certain foods and beverages 'face book' was an obvious act of copying and harmed fair market competition.
Alibaba's Revenue Rises 39 Percent as More Shoppers Buy Online
Alibaba

Alibaba's Revenue Rises 39 Percent as More Shoppers Buy Online

The total value of goods transacted on its platforms on China retail marketplaces, rose 24 percent.
Apple Loses Trademark Battle, Allowing Chinese Company to Use the 'IPHONE' Name
Marketing Bootcamp

Apple Loses Trademark Battle, Allowing Chinese Company to Use the 'IPHONE' Name

The Beijing company Xintong Tiandi Technology can now sell IPHONE-branded purses, wallets and phones cases.
Lydia Belanger
Uber Partners With China's Alipay
Apps

Uber Partners With China's Alipay

Now, Chinese travelers can request and pay for rides with the Alipay app, and they can pay in Chinese currency on international trips.
A Chinese Sportswear Brand Called Uncle Martian Just Launched, and It Appears to Be Openly Ripping Off Under Armour
China

A Chinese Sportswear Brand Called Uncle Martian Just Launched, and It Appears to Be Openly Ripping Off Under Armour

See if you can see any differences between the two companies' logos.
Learning From China's Entrepreneurs
Radicals & Visionaries

Learning From China's Entrepreneurs

The approach to business from these Chinese leaders is a good example for U.S. entrepreneurs.
Gregory Stoller
What Else Went Wrong for Apple Besides Predicted iPhone Slump
Apple

What Else Went Wrong for Apple Besides Predicted iPhone Slump

Apple sales slumped 13 percent as many product categories fell.
Chinese Billionaire Taking on Tesla With Cars He Hopes One Day Will Be Free
Cars

Chinese Billionaire Taking on Tesla With Cars He Hopes One Day Will Be Free

'EVs for us are just another screen. We see cars in the future as an extension of the Internet, another entry point for us to sell web-based content and services,' says Jia Yueting.
China to Launch 'Core Module' for Space Station Around 2018
China

China to Launch 'Core Module' for Space Station Around 2018

China plans to have a working permanent manned space station around 2022.
China is a communist nation of close to 1.4 billion people where there has been explosive new growth and business opportunities alongside regimented government control over its media and the civil liberties of its citizens.