BrainCo has developed and launched an AI-powered headband that can track users’ level of focus and engagement. Market reactions have been mixed with compliments and controversies. Will this mind reader succeed?
How WeChat public accounts are taking over conventional publications and becoming the go-to place for reading and news following in China.
Uber matches drivers and riders. An EdTech startup matches students in China with English teachers in North America via its live streaming platform.
How WeChat became China’s most successful ecosystem but failed in foreign markets.
A Tale of My Personal Virtual Shopping Experiences
Zhihu.com a dominated online player in China’s knowledge sharing economy
WeChat…WeBuy, WeBook, WeEat, WeBank, WeDate? A glimpse into life in the People's Republic of WeChat
Introduced as a messaging app in 2011 by Tencent, WeChat has evolved into lifestyle platform for users in China. With ~850 million monthly active users, it now offers to its users what Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Venmo, Grubhub, Amazon, Uber, Apple Pay, etc. together offer in the West. The blog discusses how WeChat has used the strong network effects to emerge as the one app that rules them all.
Dayima: Chinese period-tracking app’s painful road to profit
YY Inc., an incumbent PC live streaming player, lost its turf in the consumers' paradigm shift to mobile streaming