This article originally appeared on ABACUS To celebrate our official launch this week, Abacus just rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange! Executive Producer Ravi Hiranand and Head of Product for Abacus and the South China Morning Post Malcolm Ong rang the bell to start the trading day at the NYSE. Be sure to follow the day’s events on our Twitter account or with the hashtag #AbacusNYSE. Our mission at Abacus is to show you what’s happening in China tech now and why it matters to you. You can read Ravi’s welcome note to the site here , or why not check out some of our favorite stories of recent weeks: Shenzhen's gadget paradise Huaqiangbei struggles to evolve Stephen Hawking mourned by Chinese netizens How the QR code conquered China From airports to jaywalking, facial recognition is a part of everyday life in China PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds clones flood Chinese smartphones We hope you will take the time to explore the site. And feel free to reach out to let us know what you think! For more insights into China tech, sign up for our tech newsletters , subscribe to our Inside China Tech podcast , and download the comprehensive 2019 China Internet Report . Also roam China Tech City , an award-winning interactive digital map at our sister site Abacus .