2018 has been a turbulent year for tech companies across China. The trade war tension between the US and China has been unsettling for their businesses and long time American trade partners.
Tencent recently received furious criticism by netizens after investing 30 million yuan in Chaping, an infamous media company due to its plagiarism history.
On May 23, HTC unveiled its first flagship phone of the year, the HTC U12 Plus.
Alibaba is partnering with artificial intelligence startup Sensetime to establish a not-for-profit artificial intelligence lab to foster tech talent in Hong Kong.
In 2017, China’s research funding was the second largest in the world, the number of Chinese researchers was the highest, and the number of patent applications in China ranked first in the world for seven consecutive years.
The Chinese New Year’s Eve Gala was surprising as Chinese AI made an spectacular debut for 40 seconds.
On December 29 last year, Hu Houkun, then Huawei rotating CEO, delivered a New Year’s message entitled On the company’s 30th Anniversary: Build an Interconnected Smart World.
The Nansha District Government Affairs Service Center in Guangzhou introduced “WeChat Police Certified” face recognition technology and issued China’s first WeChat ID card on December 26.
After operating a car-hailing service in Nanjing for 10 months, Meituan expanded its service to include Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Wenzhou, Fuzhou and Xiamen on December 28.
After 16 months in development, OPPO’s first super flagship store opened on Huaihaizhong Road in Shanghai beside brand stores such as Zara and Urban Revivo. The flagship covers nearly 500 square meters, more than half of which is a recreational area.
Bloomberg reported that Apple was seeking to cooperate with BOE, China’s largest screen maker, to develop OLED screens in February. At the time, there was no significant OLED manufacturing in BOE, but a source in South Korea said the yield of OLED panels in BOE may be changing.
Mobvoi released its portable smart speaker box, TicHome Mini, for Chinese users. The TicHome Mini will be priced 499 yuan, and the Taobao crowdfunding price will be 399 yuan.
Fans were saddened by the sudden death by exhaustion of online gaming host Gu Wang. Gu Wang, a hard-working host whose live broadcasts began at midnight and ran until 9 am. Media reported that Gu Wang suffered burn-out and died because of his unhealthy lifestyle. According to records from his channel, he was streaming a…
Chinese citizens can enjoy a deposit exemption when renting cars abroad, a spokesperson for Zhima Credit announced on November 27.
What’s is in store for McDonald’s China since changing its name to the Golden Arches? McDonald’s China CEO Phyllis Cheung said she was “flattered” when the name change triggered heated online debate, but she was more concerned about the company’s plans than the online buzz.