While an indiscernible presence in our day-to-day lives, supercomputing is the backbone of so many operations that if someone obliterated all supercomputers on Earth at once, our tech dependent civilization would be in shambles.
United Parcel Service (UPS) is jumping into the self-driving vehicle world by investing in self-driving truck startup TuSimple. The Atlanta-based shipping giant sees it as an opportunity to boost on-road safety and efficiency.
Chinese mobile transit platform Didi Chuxing has further expanded into Latin America and rolled out its ride-hailing services on Aug. 6 in Santiago, Chile.
On August 5th the Chinese currency took a blow, tumbling to its lowest since the 2008 financial crisis – roughly 7 yuan for $1.
The multinational tech giant Intel signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with Chinese tech company Baidu for a three-year relationship in Baidu’s core business areas on July 30.
Cisco, the American internet giant, is rumored to be laying off workers in its Chinese branch. According to insiders, “Right now there have been layoffs in Shanghai department.”
Didi Chuxing, China’s ride-hailing giant, and British Petroleum (BP), the world’s leading fuels retailing and convenience business company, announced that they have agreed to form a new joint venture to build electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in China.
Kuaishou, the Chinese short video streaming platform, is working with the Royal Society of Chemistry in the United Kingdom to develop a science summer camp named Rising Star China Chemistry Camp. The project aims to deliver better science education to Chinese students in poverty-stricken areas.
At the 2019 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC), Alan Lan, Greater China Regional Director at Twitter mentioned in an interview to Sinatech that the Greater China has been Twitter’s fastest growing business direction worldwide.
Los Angeles-based sneaker trading and authentication platform GOAT has marked its entry to the Chinese market with a giant black “shoe box”.
Qualcomm and Tencent Games announced on July 29 that they will cooperate on projects that could include optimizing the Chinese tech giant’s video games for devices with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Elite gaming chips, and creating a 5G version of a Tencent-backed gaming phone.
On July 26, the global finals of the entrepreneurship competition at the 2019 Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference (OTEC) were held in Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Toyota Motor Corporation and DiDi Chuxing (DiDi) announced on July 26 their cooperation in smart transportation services. As part of the deal, Toyota invested $600 million in DiDi and a joint venture company the two enterprises will establish.
Chinese facial recognition tech unicorn SenseTime signed a deal with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) to base its regional research and development (R&D) headquarters in Abu Dhabi, according to SenseTime’s WeChat account.
Salesforce announced on July 24 that Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is now the exclusive cloud services provider for the American Customer Relationship Management (CRM) service provider in Greater China.