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.
Elon Musk commended Tencent Keen Security Lab on their work of finding flaws in Tesla’s driver assistance system. The lab found a way to trick a Tesla Model S into entering the lane of oncoming traffic by simply placing stickers on the road.
Research from brand equity experts BrandZ—by WPP and Kantar—reveals the “Brand Power” of leading Chinese brands is up 15 percent year-on-year, compared with 5 percent growth last year.
Chinese EV-startup Faraday Future and The9 Limited, an established Chinese internet company, formally signed a joint venture agreement on Mar. 24 to manufacture, market, distribute, and sell smart internet electric cars in China.
Alibaba has acquired the Israeli augmented reality software startup InfinityAR, both companies announced on Mar. 24. While no financial details were disclosed, Globes cited market sources estimating a deal in excess of $10 million.
Huawei’s newest flagships P30 and P30 Pro are scheduled to be released in Paris on Mar. 26. As the release date is approaching, we’ve seen a few details leaking out here and there over the course of the preceding months.
Tesla filed a lawsuit against former Chinese employee Guangzhi Cao on Mar 21, claiming the engineer copied the source code for its autopilot technology before taking a job with Chinese self-driving car startup XPeng in January.