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Artificial Intelligence in China

Oct 12, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a buzzword in China since Google’s AlphaGo beat the 18-time world champion Lee Sedol and later the current world No. 1 ranking player Ke Jie in Go matches. Known as one of the most sophisticated strategy games in the world, Go, mostly referred as Weiqi in China, was once considered impossible…

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The Spending Power of Modern Chinese

Oct 4, 2018

October 2018 marked the 69th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China. China has turned from a country that could barely feed its people to the second largest economy in the world. A strong indicator of the economy going uphill is that people have more buying power to fulfill their wants. Also,…

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China Internet Courts Strengthen Protection of Digital Assets

Sep 20, 2018

With more than 800 million Internet users in China, the number of internet-related cases are on the rise as well. To handle those disputes, China opened the first Internet court in Hangzhou in 2017, followed by a second establishment in Beijing opened earlier this month. The Internet courts are said to “strengthen the online protection…

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HTTPS Transformation is Imperative

Sep 12, 2018

The 2018 China Internet Security Conference (ISC) was recently held in Beijing. Experts from China’s Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Public Security and Internet security companies participated in in-depth discussions on network security challenges in the era of digital transformation. Hequan Wu, ISC’s Honorary President, believes that Internet…

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Exploring new opportunities with an IDC+CDN converged platform

Sep 6, 2018

In recent years, with the entry of cloud providers and innovative startups, the CDN market has continued to experience fierce price wars, and the market structure has changed rapidly. In addition, with the tightening of the capital market, a few smaller CDN startups did not survive. On August 29, a ChinaCache-initiated workshop focusing on the…

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China’s Internet Population Reached 800 Million

Aug 31, 2018

China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) recently published the 42nd edition (the report is in Chinese) of Statistical Report on Internet Development in China (“Report”). The Report included some key updates since the last edition was released in January 2018. One of the most crucial updates is that the number of Internet users in China has…

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Edge Computing on the Rise with Global Expansion

Aug 23, 2018

Edge computing is on the rise globally. Gartner predicts that 40% of companies will have their edge computing strategy ready by 2021. The number in 2017 was only 1%. The global cloud market is predicted to reach $565 billion in 2021, among which edge cloud contributes 20% with a market worth $113 billion. 43% of…

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Meanwhile in China: Weekly News Roundup

Aug 17, 2018

People’s Daily, a state-run newspaper in China, recently published a guide to the blockchain. It is aimed at helping the Communist Party officials understand the technology and how they can be applied to different industries. The decentralized technology is different from the rigid, top-down hierarchy the officials are used to, and they are finding a…

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An Inside Look of the China’s Internet Landscape

Aug 9, 2018

It is well-known that China has the largest Internet population around the world, but it is much less of a common knowledge when it comes to what the Chinese Internet landscape is like, such as the trends and regulations. The China Internet Report 2018 (“the report”) recently published by Abacus News covered some themes of…

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