On Oct. 15, it was reported that Ant Financial, the financial arm of Alibaba Group made a $210 million of strategic investment in the Indian delivery startup Zomato.
Alibaba Group announced today to merge the online food delivery service platform Ele.me and its local commerce platform Koubei into a new local life service company.
On Oct. 10, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, a networking, telecommunications equipment and services provider, and Bosch, an engineering and electronics company, announced a partnership on the development of the internet of things (IoT) in China at HUAWEI CONNECT 2018
ZTE has worked closely with KPN and successfully completed the test for the first 5G application for Precision Agriculture on an experimental farm in Drenthe, the Netherlands.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Tencent Holdings Ltd announced on Oct. 8 that the two will deepen their mutual cooperation by promoting Jr. NBA and the development of youth basketball leagues in China.
On Sept. 28, Alibaba Group’s Tmall and L’Oréal China announced that they will expand their cooperation and find new ways to tap into the Chinese market, leveraging data-driven consumer analytics to better connect products and consumers.
On the afternoon of Sept. 27, JD.com Inc. announced that the online retail platform JD CENTRAL, built together with Thai conglomerate Central Group of Companies, will officially launch on Sept. 28 in Thailand.
Baidu and Intel co-launched an AI and 5G Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) innovation lab at Intel’s 5G Network Summit in Beijing.
China’s video sharing and streaming platform Bilibili announced a collaboration with the Discovery Channel on Sept. 17, saying the two will co-produce contents and bring 145 documentaries and more than 200 hours of exclusive Discovery material to Chinese audiences.
“This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark’s thought-provoking book will help you join it.” As Stephen Hawking comments on the book Life 3.0: Being Human in the age of Artificial Intelligence, an AI masterpiece by MIT professor Max Tegmark, also the founder of the Future of Life Institute.
Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, and several other international tech giants announced to establish AI-related innovation centers and research institutes in Shanghai at the on-going World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018.
Tencent Holding Ltd. and BMW Group inked a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sept. 5 to deepen cooperation in the field of smart mobility. The aim is to promote the development of network intelligence in the automotive industry.
On Sept. 5, world-leading mobile and online payment platform Alipay announced the intention to collaborate with a wider range of local Japanese partners to build a cashless environment for tourists going to Japan.
On August 27 at the launching ceremony of GWM WEY VV6, tech giant Baidu and Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors (GWM) announced the intention to deepen research and development (R&D) in high-definition maps and autonomous cars on Baidu’s open platform Apollo.
U.S. chipmaker Intel and Chinese Internet group Bytedance launched their joint AI lab on August 22 in Beijing, aiming to leverage both strengths to promote AI innovation.