On October 24, celebrated in China as the programmers’ day due to the reference to the number 1024, XPENG Motors held a joint Tech Day with Tsinghua University.
With the trade war raging on and the Chinese tech ecosystem reaching maturity, the journey to the west that every half-successful local CEO saw as a prerequisite for global success now feels redundant.
Meituan-Dianping, China’s king of food delivery and lifestyle services introduced a new service succinctly named Meituan Voice in cooperation with the Chinese Association of the Blind.
The Paper has learned from the team of Xiaohongshu (aka Red) that the app has been re-launched in several Android app stores.
On October 14, reporters from Chinese media 21Tech met with the new global CEO, Carsten Breitfeld, in FF’s Beijing office to discuss his vision for the company and Jia Yueting’s bankruptcy announcement.
Faraday Future announced that in order to solve the problem of personal debt, the founder and CPUO of the company, Jia Yuetin, applied for personal bankruptcy restructuring (Chapter 11) in the United States.
Despite announcing on October 8 on Weibo that the NBA preseason broadcast would be suspended amidst the ongoing controversy, Tencent Sports resumed broadcasts of certain games.
During the 8th Lingnan Forum held in Guangzhou on October 12, He Xiaojun announced that the Macau Stock Exchange plan has been reported to the central government.
Smart cities and smart transportation are what Chinese tech giants have been obsessed with since AI, 5G and IoT turned from hackneyed buzzwords to everyday reality.
The New Energy Auto Show slated to be held in Shanghai from October 30 to November 1 was suddenly postponed as Chinese media confirmed on October 10.
HKmap.live, a crowdsourced mapping app used by Hong Kong protesters to navigate the city, avoid the police and keep informed of road closures has been removed from the Apple’s App Store.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO held a product launch on October 10 in Chengdu, releasing a new flagship handset OPPO Reno Ace.
US republican senator for Florida, Marco Rubio, announced on October 9 that he was preparing to request the Committee on Foreign Investment to investigate the 2017 acquisition of the video app Musical.ly by ByteDance.
Ludashi (lit. Master Lu), a computer system optimization and security firm recently spun off by the Chinese Internet conglomerate Qihoo 360, went public in Hong Kong on October 9.
Didi Chuxing released a summary of the travel data for the 2019 National Day holiday that commemorated the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.