China Tech Newsletter – Sept 15, 2015

Tencent plans to invest a total of RMB10 billion (roughly US$1.6bn) into its Cloud business over the next five years. (via Tencent Tech)

The company unveiled yesterday Tencent Automotive Services, an Android-based solution for connected cars.


The next generation of YotaPhone, the Russian dual-screen smartphone brand, will be made by ZTE. (via China Daily)


IUNI, a sub-brand of phone maker Gionee, launches new model N1.


Cainiao (or China Smart Logistics), Alibaba’s logistics arm, launches a cross-border logistics service together with Alibaba’s AliExpress by partnering with some 30 international carriers, including Singapore Post, 4PX Worldwide Express, SinotransYWWEN Express and DHL. (via Sina Tech)


Telemedicine startup Tongxinyilian announces Series A funding led by Legend Capital, and participated by Matrix Partners China and its angel investor Legend Star. (via Sina Tech)


ENJOY, an app that offers deals on high-end restaurants, has raised new funding led by Sequoia Capital and joined by IDG Capital Partners.

Launched less than half a year ago, the app has had one million users, with about 3000 daily orders. (via Sina Tech)

The startup behind ENJOY also operates social dining app Ricebook. It had announced two rounds of funding previously.

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