6: Even Weibo has Revived, What about Twitter?

After weeks of reorganization, Conside is finally coming back. Don’t worry that me or the show would disappear. Starting from this episode, Conside will be regularly updated, and bring you the same value with the true insider view of China’s tech scene. Hope you can enjoy it!

 

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5: Chinese Fantasy Novels Are more Addictive than Cocaine?

  • Follow up:
    • How an episode of Conside is produced and how paranoid the host is

The sites you can find some translated Chinese web novels:

http://www.wuxiaworld.com/

http://www.xianxiaworld.net/

http://gravitytales.com/

http://www.arantranslations.com/

http://shiroyukitranslations.com/

http://www.radianttranslations.com/

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4: From Onmyoji to the Nijigen Culture in China

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3:The Aftermath of Uber's Withdrawal

This episode is going a little retrospective. I take a look back on uber’s journey to China in the view of a normal user. How Uber became one of the most successful foreign startups in China? How it fought with the local giant opponents and why it just left China afterwards? What is circumstance of China’s ride-sharing market after Uber’s withdrawal? You will find the answers in the feature story. Besides, I also talk about an unexpected new player in China’s ride-sharing market, and Victoria’s Secret’s first ever flagship store in China. 

What to hear in this episode:

  • News of the week (fortnight):
    • China’s biggest group buying player Meituan (美团) pilots its ride-sharing service in Nanjing
    • Victoria’s Secret finally opens its first flagship store in Shanghai
  • Feature Story: The Aftermath of Uber’s Withdrawal
    • The entrance of Uber and Uber China
    • How the original People’s Uber hooked people of China
    • The epic war between Uber China and Didi Kuaidi (滴滴快的)
    • Uber China’s lost under an unfair competition environment and unfavorable regulation
    • The aftermath of Uber’s withdrawal
    • Read more: Uber’s Battle for China by Financial Times

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EP 2: The Red Envelope Battle of 2017

Sorry for the delay of the 2# episode of Conside, which is due to the Chinese New Year. So in this episode we have a very Chinese topic—how the Red Envelope gifting tradition was reproduced on mobile apps. You will hear how WeChat, Alipay and QQ tried to step in digital Red Envelope and how this evolved into an annual battle. Behind these battles, there is actually a war of offline payment going on. As for the news, I talk about the sudden hit of Meitu on social media, and the step down of Hugo Barra as the VP of Xiaomi Global. 

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EP 1: The Singles' Day of China: What changes it and what it changes

Welcome to the first episode of Conside, an English podcast focuses on the booming tech scene of China. In this show, you will hear the true insider view of China's startups, innovations, tech trends and the stories behind them.

In this episode, I mainly talk about the annual Singles' Day (or 'Double 11') big sale of China. From how it came into being, to where it will go in the future, this episode covers a detailed introduction of the world's biggest online shopping sale. You can also grasp a basic understanding of the e-commerce development and landscape of China from it. In the news part, I discuss the overseas expansion of China's bike-sharing companies, a helpless Airbnb host in China, and the launch of Wechat's Mini Program feature. 

What to listen in this episode:

  • Podcast introduction
  • News of the week
    • Mobike and Ofo Bike both announce their overseas expansion plan coincidently
    • An Airbnb house in China was severely sabotaged by a shooting crew
    • Wechat finally launches its Mini Program feature
  • Feature story: The 'Double 11' Shopping Festival of China
    • The origin of 'Singles' Day'
    • The early Singles' Day sales of Taobao
    • How Singles' Day was eaten by 'Double 11'
    • 'Double 12': a copy cat
    • The currently status and future development of Double 11
    • The significance and influence of Double 11

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