Luckin might have its app removed from app stores

By Chris Udemans

Luckin Coffee is one of nearly 20 companies that could have its app removed from app stores. All 20 were called out by the Chinese government for violating privacy protection rules.

Why it matters: The embattled coffee giant admitted earlier this m…

Korean hackers are targeting China over Covid-19

By Chris Udemans

Chinese cybersecurity experts claim Korean hackers have launched a wide-ranging hacking campaign against China’s government and its overseas diplomat missions, amid heightened coronavirus fears around the world.

Why it matters: Qihoo 360 speculated …

What’s to blame for top Android developer’s downfall?

By Wei Sheng

A few years ago, Chinese app developer Cheetah Mobile was a solid, medium-sized software company with a global user base. Backed by investments from Tencent and Bytedance, its utility apps for Android—including Clean Master, a browser, and a popular ke…

How China built its health surveillance system

By Chris Udemans

“In the era of big data and the internet, the flow of each person can be seen clearly,” epidemiologist Li Lanjuan told state broadcaster CCTV during an interview in February.
The renowned scientist compared China’s response to Covid-19 with its reactio…