Unlike traditional automobile brands, XPeng’s marketing has always been stylish and energetic as their main focus is to attract younger audiences. At Happy Valley, one could easily see the connection between the exciting high-tech vehicles and the thrilling fun that the amusement park brings.
Alibaba Group, the biggest e-commerce company in China, is setting up its own chipmaking subsidiary, Pingtouge Semiconductor Company, to make its in-house artificial intelligence inference chips.
The sexual misconduct allegation against Richard Liu, founder and CEO of China’s e-commerce giant JD.com, has now been handed over for prosecution, according to a statement released by the U.S. Minneapolis police on September 20.
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On Sept. 20, Meituan-Dianping started trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
On Sept. 20, Alibaba announced during the Computing Conference in Hangzhou a series of smart mobility initiatives in collaboration with automakers and technology service providers, namely Bosch, Volvo Cars and Ford.
China’s video sharing and streaming platform Bilibili announced a collaboration with the Discovery Channel on Sept. 17, saying the two will co-produce contents and bring 145 documentaries and more than 200 hours of exclusive Discovery material to Chinese audiences.
The Computing Conference, one of the Alibaba Group’s largest and most renowned events, opened on Sept. 19 in Hangzhou. Executive chairman Jack Ma, as well as his successor, Alibaba’s current CEO Daniel Zhang, both spoke about Alibaba’s future at the main forum on opening day.
Meizu unveiled three budget smartphones on September 19 at its Beijing product launch event, namely the Meizu 16X, Meizu V8 (M8), and Meizu X8. The three mid- to low-range smartphones share many similarities in design and are catered to people looking for budget smartphones without a dip in overall performance.
“This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark’s thought-provoking book will help you join it.” As Stephen Hawking comments on the book Life 3.0: Being Human in the age of Artificial Intelligence, an AI masterpiece by MIT professor Max Tegmark, also the founder of the Future of Life Institute.
Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, and several other international tech giants announced to establish AI-related innovation centers and research institutes in Shanghai at the on-going World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018.
After several rounds of warming up, new editions of Mi 8 are finally unveiled at Xiaomi’s new product launch event in Chengdu on Sept. 19.
In Ep. 22 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about electric carmaker NIO, which went public on September 12 on the NYSE. This episode covers how NIO got started, its purported business model, and how it differs from its competition.
According to Hangzhou Daily News, on Sept. 18, the Hangzhou Internet Court officially announced the operation of its judicial blockchain technology, making the court the first of its kind to use blockchain for dispute settlement.
On Monday Sept. 17, OnePlus and Google co-released a limited-time puzzle game competition named “Crackables”. The winner will receive a grand prize worth a whopping $30,000. The game can only be played online on mobile devices and it represents the partnership between the two companies.