Seven of the Top 10 are Internet technology companies – namely, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Tencent and Alibaba – have a combined market value of $4.25 trillion, close to Japan's GDP in 2016.
China’s super computers the Sunway Taihu Light and Tianhe-2 have held onto their first- and second-place rankings in a new listing of the world's Top 500 supercomputers, released November 13. The list also showed the number of Chinese supercomputers in the Top 500 has also surpassed the number in in the United States.
China's National TV network CCTV 2 Finance Channel and the National Academy of Economic Strategy under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences released their China Annual E-Commerce Report. How has Chinese e-commerce changed in the past year, and what are the highlights? What are the trends in global e-commerce?
This year's Singles' Day is just over, but Alibaba and JD.com are already fighting about how to calculate and record who had the most transactions.
Sogou was listed for trade on the New York Stock Exchange on the evening of November 9. Charles Zhang, Sogou’s shareholder and Sohu's founder, and Sogou CEO Wang Xiaochuan spoke on the occasion.
JD.com pledged to purchase $2 billion worth of American goods during the next three years, including $1.2 billion of American beef and pork, the company said on November 8.
2017 was supposed to be the year China’s domestic smart speaker market broke out. Alibaba, Xiaomi, JD.com, Rokid, Mobvoi and Himalayas all launched intelligent speakers. But with Xiaomi flooding the market with its 299 yuan AI speakers and Alibaba and JD.com competing on price, the domestic smart speaker market does not look optimistic.
China's internet security giant Qihoo 360 is set to listing on the Shanghai stock exchange after it was delisted from the New York Stock Exchange last year.
Xiaomi released its international edition of MIUI 9 in India on November 2. The new system gives priority to a smooth experience, and is comparable to stock Android with its many new functions. Based on a study of foreign use cases, MIUI international edition also has many customized localization services to improve user experience.
JD Group and Central announced the launch of a new online retail platform to serve consumers in Thailand and Southeast Asia on November 2. The platform is branded JD Central and available online at JD.co.th. Richard Liu said Thailand's resources and location will allow the platform to serve most of southeast Asia.
A BYD Tang was sighted in the parking lot of Chrysler's headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan in June. Chrysler purchased the vehicle as a reference for its forthcoming 2018 Jeep Cherokee. A US automaker was ‘learning’ from BYD Tang's experience.