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.
TikTok’s parent company ByteDance might have acquired Jukedeck, an AI music startup behind a tool that can automatically generate tunes.
On July 23, BAIC Group announced that it will invest in Daimler AG to strengthen the long-term strategic cooperation between the two companies.
American e-cigarette brand JUUL will officially enter the Chinese market and is reported to be negotiating terms for distribution channel cooperation with Tmall and JD.com.
“Tracing the Sky”, an artwork cooperated with OPPO, is due to kick off on July 14 in Manchester.
Groupe Renault and Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) announced the official establishment of their joint venture on July 17. The aim is to further promote the development of the electric vehicles industry in China.
CooTek, a fast-growing Chinese app developer listed on the NYSE under the ticker “CTK”, is having dozens of its products pulled from Google’s Play Store and ad platforms.
Chinese smartphone maker OPPO today launched a new special edition OPPO Reno mobile phone in cooperation with Spanish professional football club, FC Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain.
Xiami Music, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alibaba Group, will become the first music streaming service to offer MQA.
Chinese internet company NetEase announced today its strategic investment in Montreal-based game development company Behaviour Interactive.
July 15, BMW China announced that it has reached a cooperation agreement with a local mapping provider NavInfo to develop high-precision maps for autonomous driving.
According to the Verge, Huawei is planning to lay off hundreds of American employees. The company has been embroiled in controversy ever since it was incorporated into the “entity list” by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Former Chinese Tesla engineer Cao Guangzhi admitted on July 11 that he uploaded compressed files containing the source code of Autopilot onto his own iCloud account at the end of 2018 when he was still working for Tesla.