TechBuzz China by Pandaily

TechBuzz China by Pandaily
A Weekly Technology Podcast about China’s Innovation
17: Pinduoduo: From Zero to $23B in Three Years
Aug 7 • 36 min
In this episode of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma tell the story of ecommerce company Pinduoduo, the fastest-growing app in the history of the Chinese internet, from its founding in 2015 to its recent listing on the Nasdaq. What does…
16: Bike Sharing in China, Part 2: Mobike and the Future of Personal Transportation
Jul 31 • 28 min
This episode of TechBuzz China is our second of two focused on bike-sharing in China. In it, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma tell the story of the rest of China’s bike-sharing industry beyond Ofo, focusing on major players Mobike and Hellobike….
15: ​Bike sharing in China, Part 1: Ofo’s Wild Ride
Jul 24 • 26 min
The internet age has brought with it what China’s state media calls the country’s “New Four Great Inventions”: high speed trains, scan-and-pay mobile payments, bike sharing, and ecommerce. This week’s episode is the first in a two-part story on…
14: Xiaomi: Bull or Bear? A Post-IPO Debate
Jul 18 • 23 min
Xiaomi’s recent IPO in Hong Kong was the world’s biggest tech IPO since Alibaba’s in 2014, but will it soar in the stock market and become the Apple of China? Listen to the first ever debate on TechBuzz China and take your…
13: JD, Google, and the War for the Rest of the World
Jul 10 • 19 min
On June 18, concluded its annual shopping festival with a transaction volume of roughly $24.5 billion. On the same day, the ecommerce platform also announced an investment from Google of $550 million. What does this new alliance mean?…
12: Bitmain - the Most Valuable Crypto Company in the World?
Jul 3 • 21 min
As a TechBuzz China listener, you must be at least a little bit crypto-curious. This week on TechBuzz China, we talk in-depth about Bitmain, the most valuable company in the cryptocurrency space, which happens to be from China. TechBuzz China by…
11: After Alibaba, Team Jack Ma’s Newest Centacorn: Ant Financial
Jun 26 • 25 min
What do you call a unicorn worth more than $100 billion? A centacorn, of course! This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma discuss a newly minted centacorn — Ant Financial. TechBuzz China by Pandaily is a weekly…
10: Meituan, the Super App that Won Against a Thousand Clones
Jun 19 • 24 min
This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma tell you how Wang Xing, the legendary Chinese serial entrepreneur who started out with “copy to China,” is now standing behind one of the largest unicorns in the…
9: Tencent vs. Toutiao
Jun 12 • 20 min
Earlier this month, Tencent sued Bytedance, better known as Toutiao, for 1 yuan and Toutiao fought back by suing Tencent for 90 million yuan. What sparked the feud between the David and Goliath of the Chinese tech world? Listen to this week’s episode…
8: Lu Qi and Baidu: The Breakup That Broke China’s Heart
Jun 5 • 12 min
This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma look at the resignation of Baidu’s COO and tech genius Lu Qi and how the move sparked wave after wave of speculation, commentary, and reaction in the Chinese tech world….
7: Live Streaming in China: How to Win Fans and Influence Losers
May 29 • 16 min
When Dale Carnegie wrote his magnum opus almost a century ago, he was most certainly not prepared to address social phenomenons such as live streaming in our ever-evolving digital era. This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, our hosts Ying-Ying Lu…
6: Murder on the Didi Express, and China’s Love Affair with EVs
May 22 • 19 min
This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, our hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk all about the happenings in the auto industry in China. There is bad news, and then there is good news. The bad news that made waves all across China was the alleged…
5: Has Tencent Lost Its Mojo?
May 15 • 17 min
This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, our hosts, Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma, talk in-depth about a story that sparked great controversy across China’s technosphere — the debate on whether Tencent has still got its mojo. TechBuzz China…
4: Xiaomi’s Record-Breaking IPO, and Baidu’s New Finance Spinoff
May 8 • 17 min
This week on TechBuzz China, our hosts Rui Ma and Ying-Ying Lu discuss two major stories in China tech. Rui talks about the upcoming initial public offering of Xiaomi, which will be the world’s largest since Alibaba’s debut in 2014, and Ying-Ying…
3: The U.S. Sanctions ZTE, and Sexism in China’s Tech Sector
May 1 • 19 min
This week on TechBuzz China, our hosts tackle two ambitious stories. First, Rui talks about the seven-year ban the U.S. government announced on sales of American components to Chinese telecom equipment and systems company ZTE, and the overwhelming…
2: The Rise of Social Commerce, and The Future of Co-Working in China
Apr 24 • 18 min
Pinduoduo is the fastest growing ecommerce platform that you have never heard of. It is behind only Taobao and in the number of users, exceeding in their monthly gross merchandise volume, and even surpassing Taobao in the penetration…
1: Toutiao’s Apology, and Mobike’s Acquisition by Meituan
Apr 17 • 12 min
TechBuzz China is a short weekly podcast that talks all about China’s innovation, co-hosted by Rui Ma, who is an angel investor and entrepreneur, and Ying-Ying Lu, who is also an entrepreneur. The two hosts are both China experts who lived and…