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China is Living the Future of Mobile Pay Right Now

Mainland Chinese stores and services are increasingly centered around mobile pay apps like WeChat Pay and Alipay. Chinese mobile payment volume more than doubled to $5 trillion in 2016, according to Analysys data cited by Hillhouse Capital. Mobile [...]

Google Is Already Late to China’s AI Revolution

Cade Metz writes: Sitting on a stage in Wuzhen, China, a historic city up the river from Shanghai, Google chairman Eric Schmidt described what he called “the age of intelligence.” But he wasn’t talking about human intelligence. He meant [...]

The Best and Worst Internet Experience in the World

Mobile innovation in China is flourishing, bringing new conveniences to daily life. Is that happening despite or because of the country’s strict controls on online expression? Christina Larson writes: On a recent night out in Beijing, a friend in [...]