Alipay released its second sustainability report on May 20 in Beijing. The report is titled “Moving towards a better society for the future”, and lists the company’s initiatives and achievements from 2017 and 2018 that had positive social impacts.
After the US Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) added Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and 68 affiliated companies located in 26 countries to the “Entity List”, the Chinese technology giant was forced to break commercial ties with multiple partners, Google among the most important ones.
OPPO sub-branch Realme launched Realme X, its first smartphone, on the Chinese market on May 15. The device is decently priced with a pop-up camera and interesting color options.
Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou wrote a letter on May 9 to Huawei employees, thanking them for their support following her arrest. The letter is her first public comment since she was detained last December.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, a massively popular Chinese mobile game developed by Tencent, was pulled from all app stores on May 9, and promptly replaced by a very similar, yet China-approved, ‘Game for Peace’.
On May 4, at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders’ meeting, Hathaway’s head Warren Buffett was interviewed by Yahoo Finance.
Robin Li, the co-founder and CEO of Baidu, was elected as candidate of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) members or ‘academicians’ for his contributions to tech development, the government-backed institution announced on Apr. 30.
Nubia launched their latest gaming phone, the Red Magic 3, in Beijing on Apr. 28. This is an affordable handset for frugal gamers who don’t want to compromise on either price or quality specs.
Xiaomi keeps coughing up new smartphones at an impressive rate. There’s the Mix series, the budget-friendly Redmi series and the standard Mi phones.
Nintendo announced a new deal with Tencent on April 26. The agreement will allow the Nintendo Switch, to finally break into mainland China, the world’s largest game market.
On Apr.24, OPPO held its European launch event in Zürich for their latest device – OPPO Reno. There are three different editions: the standard version, 10x Zoom edition and the 5G edition.
Chinese photo-editing software developer Meitu Mobile announced plans to close down its smartphone business on Apr. 14. The mobile phone business will be transferred to Xiaomi Corporation.
The market regulator in central China’s Xi’an city has launched an investigation into a local Mercedes-Benz 4S dealership after a video of a buyer complaining about her newly bought car’s oil leak problems went viral on social media.
OPPO just released their latest smartphone series Reno, the Reno standard edition and the high-end Reno 10x Hybrid Zoom.
China’s EV industry just keeps on growing and has now been joined by yet another newcomer, Leading Ideal. The company announced the official price and began accepting pre-orders of their newest model Leading Ideal ONE on Apr. 10.