China

China tells teachers to quit assigning homework through WeChat

China’s Didi is laying off 15% of its staff

Alibaba takes an 8% stake in Tencent-backed anime streaming site Bilibili

China’s Didi reportedly lost a staggering $1.6 billion in 2018

Apple is selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 in Germany again

Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys UK currency exchange giant WorldFirst reportedly for around $700M

GoEuro rebrands as Omio to take its travel aggregator business global

China’s Alipay digital wallet is entering 7,000 Walgreens stores

CEO of Rappler, a media company critical of the Philippines government, is arrested

Reddit says government data requests more than doubled in 2018