Apple gives up ’tax’ on medical apps after outcry

By Wei Sheng

Jul 19, 20192 min read Doors in an Apple store on March 27, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)Apple said on Thursday it will not charge the 30% App Store commission for several Chinese medical consultation apps after an outcry from developers….

JD.com appoints leadership for healthcare spinoff

By Emma Lee

Jul 18, 20191 min read The exterior of online retailer JD’s Beijing headquarters, pictured here in November 2018. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald)Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has named Xin Lijun, president of JD’s local lifestyle service…