Mini programs are the new mobile app growth driver: report

By Emma Lee

Mini programs are an increasingly important growth driver for apps, functioning as an entry point for Chinese mobile users to access online services, according to a recent report on Chinese internet trends in the first half of the year.

Why it matte…

Tom Orlik on why the China bubble never seems to pop

By David Cohen

China Tech Investor is a weekly look at China’s tech companies through the lens of investment. Each week, hosts Elliott Zaagman and James Hull go through their watch list of publicly listed tech companies and also interview experts on issues affecting …

China’s Huawei says first half revenue grew 13%

By Wei Sheng

Huawei said Monday its revenue during the first half of the year grew 13.1%, a significant slowdown from the same period last year as the company faces stricter sanctions from the United States.

Why it matters: The Shenzhen-based telecommunicat…

Ban on Tiktok will cost ByteDance $6 billion: report

By Wang Boyuan

According to the Paper (in Chinese), a source close to Bytedance says that the Chinese media giant behind Tiktok expects to suffer $6 billion in losses over India’s ban on Chinese apps. Bytedance products TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video are all listed.

Quarterly deliveries for EV maker Nio hits record high

By Jill Shen

Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio set a record for quarterly vehicle deliveries despite disruptions due to the Covid-19 outbreak, sending its shares soaring 16.6% to $9.23 in premarket trading.

Why it matters: Amid an extended slump in China’s EV …