On April 20 in Shenzhen, Tencent and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) signed a letter of intent to enter a strategic partnership. The two parties will collaborate on “digital-driven ecological protection”
Recently, the U.S. ban on sales to ZTE has aroused much attention to the chip industry in China. Today, Alibaba DAMO Academy (DAMO stands for Discovery, Adventure, Momentum, and Outlook) claims that it is developing a neural network chip called Ali-NPU
On April 16, reporters learned from Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen that Huawei’s 5G New Radio (NR) product that will be in commercial use this year has successfully passed inspection by the European certifying authority Technischer Überwachungs-Verein (TÜV SÜD), and obtained the world’s first CE type examination certificate (CE-TEC) for 5G products.
On April 16, Liu Qiangdong, Chairman and CEO of Jingdong Group, or better known as JD.com, came to Madrid, Spain, to attend the World Retail Conference (WRC). He is also publicizing JD’s Spanish website Joybuy.es that was just released for public testing on April 12.
At 9:30 a.m. on April 12th, Chinese co-working space startup Naked Hub held an internal management meeting to announce that it would sell the company to the U.S. co-working company WeWork for 2.5 billion yuan ($400 million).
On the evening of April 13, Tencent issued a statement saying that the international version of QQ, a popular messaging app, will remain online in Europe to provide services to users in the region.
Zhang Yiming, founder and CEO of Toutiao, issued an open apology on morning of April 11th, stating that Toutiao, one of the largest news and information content platform in China, will permanently shut down the Neihan Duanzi (内涵段子) app as well as its Wechat public account.
Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) is the first to implement facial recognition for security check in China. It is now being tested at Terminal 2 of the airport. The new security screening system will significantly reduce the amount of time for passengers to go through security checks.
“Now DJI is too popular,” says one of the investors involved in this round of DJI financing. DJI has recently released the bidding results for the initial round of its new round of financing.
On the morning of April 4th, OPPO announced the official establishment of the OPPO Research Institute, with its headquarter in Shenzhen and other six other branches in different cities.