Alibaba to add 5,000 staff to cloud unit – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Hello and welcome back to ’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, we have updates from Alibaba’s rapidly growing cloud computing unit, Apple’s controversial decision to remove two podcast apps from its Chinese App…

Sarah Cooper debuts her new Trump vs. the bathroom TikTok on Fallon

[ad_1] Instead of throwing her remote at the TV to express her frustration with President Donald Trump, writer and comedian Sarah Cooper takes to TikTok to impersonate him. On Friday, Cooper appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to debut her new clip ‘How to Bathroom.’ Like with all of her Trump TikTok videos,…

Alibaba taps international influencers to sell more globally – TechCrunch

[ad_1] For years, Chinese e-commerce exporters have been learning the ins and outs of ad placement on Facebook, Instagram and other mainstream social media platforms to reach customers around the world. But they recently spotted a new way to grab people’s attention, one that has never felt more familiar. Video influencers. Shopping via videos is…

A blow to US-listed Chinese firms and TikTok’s new global face – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Hello and welcome back to ’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. It’s been a tumultuous week for Chinese tech firms abroad: Huawei’s mounting pressure from the U.S., a big blow to U.S.-listed Chinese firms, and…

Watch Jennifer Lopez smash Jimmy Fallon in a TikTok dance challenge

[ad_1] “I’m kinda known for my dancing so this is gonna be easy for me,” Jimmy Fallon said to internationally renowned music and dance superstar Jennifer Lopez, presumably as a joke. Before his interview with Lopez on Friday’s episode of The Tonight Show, Fallon faced off against his guest in this “Watch It Once” TikTok…