Luckin Coffee testing self-service coffee machines

By Emma Lee

Jun 14, 20191 min read A Luckin takeout order sits on a counter at one of the chain’s Shanghai stores on March 14, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Jiayi Shi)Chinese coffee startup Luckin is planning on a new project focused on self-service coffee mach…

Shanghai wants to be the world’s ‘e-sports capital’

By Tony Xu

Jun 14, 20192 min read Shanghai’s night skyline as seen from The Bund on April 13, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)The Shanghai government on Tuesday released a set of guidelines revealing its plans to bolster the city’s competitive gaming…

Alibaba files for Hong Kong IPO: reports

By Emma Lee

Jun 13, 20191 min read (Image credit: Alibaba Group)E-commerce giant Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing and could go public in the city as soon as the third quarter of this year, Reuters and Bloomberg report.
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