In six years, Kai-Fu Lee says China has gone from mere copy cats to potential global AI domination. What changed?

In six years, Kai-Fu Lee says China has gone from mere copy cats to potential global AI domination. What changed?

How demographics, access to capital, tech behemoths, and all that data could finally propel China ahead of the Valley.
May 24 · 8 minutes
Alibaba: We're a data company (But don't compare us to Amazon!)

Alibaba: We're a data company (But don't compare us to Amazon!)

Retail is for suckers. A data-driven platform that caters to those same suckers is where you really want to be.
Jan 25 · 5 minutes
“Children hang onto your gun arm”: Inside China’s one child policy and what Mei Fong gave up to become a mother

“Children hang onto your gun arm”: Inside China’s one child policy and what Mei Fong gave up to become a mother

The key to understanding basically everything that goes on in China.
Jan 18 · 3 minutes
 It’s not the Indian government Ola and Flipkart need to be asking for favors: It’s the Indian consumers

It’s not the Indian government Ola and Flipkart need to be asking for favors: It’s the Indian consumers

Everything the two top Indian companies got wrong last week about China, protectionism, and startups.
Dec 13 · 13 minutes
Didi has long been the largest ridesharing company in the world. Now it’s also the second largest ecommerce platform in China

Didi has long been the largest ridesharing company in the world. Now it’s also the second largest ecommerce platform in China

Didi does eight times as many rides per day as all of North America. Meanwhile, Uber is bleeding out billions trying to make a dent.
Mar 22 · 4 minutes
Uber claims 30% market share in China, to Didi's... 80%

Uber claims 30% market share in China, to Didi's... 80%

It seems that, once again, Uber hasn't told the truth about something. I know. I am as shocked as you are.
Nov 6 · 2 minutes
Finally, Yahoo has some good news for shareholders: Things could be worse

Finally, Yahoo has some good news for shareholders: Things could be worse

No, really, that was the message between the lines of legalese in an SEC filing Yahoo made this week. Hang in there, things could be worse!
Sep 30 · 5 minutes
One grueling year post-IPO, Alibaba needs transparency more than ever

One grueling year post-IPO, Alibaba needs transparency more than ever

Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of Alibaba's IPO, and if you didn't hear a lot of cheering it's probably because there hasn't been too much to celebrate lately.
Sep 21 · 6 minutes