Indian court summons Jack Ma, Alibaba in worker lawsuit

By Emma Lee

An Indian district court has summoned Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma in a lawsuit from a former employee of web browser firm UC Web complaining that he was wrongfully fired for objecting to the company’s practices of censoring…

JD.com finally launches mini programs

By Emma Lee

Chinese online retailer JD introduced its mini program open platform on Wednesday, joining a list of Chinese tech giants that leverage the technology.

Why it matters: JD’s adoption of mini program is relatively late in the game. The lightweight…