According to Beijing Innovation Center for Mobility Intelligent, the Beijing Municipal Government issued license plates to seven companies on September 22 for street testings of autonomous vehicles.
The sexual misconduct allegation against Richard Liu, founder and CEO of China’s e-commerce giant JD.com, has now been handed over for prosecution, according to a statement released by the U.S. Minneapolis police on September 20.
On Sept. 20, Meituan-Dianping started trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
On Sept. 20, Alibaba announced during the Computing Conference in Hangzhou a series of smart mobility initiatives in collaboration with automakers and technology service providers, namely Bosch, Volvo Cars and Ford.
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.
The Computing Conference, one of the Alibaba Group’s largest and most renowned events, opened on Sept. 19 in Hangzhou. Executive chairman Jack Ma, as well as his successor, Alibaba’s current CEO Daniel Zhang, both spoke about Alibaba’s future at the main forum on opening day.
According to Hangzhou Daily News, on Sept. 18, the Hangzhou Internet Court officially announced the operation of its judicial blockchain technology, making the court the first of its kind to use blockchain for dispute settlement.
On Monday Sept. 17, OnePlus and Google co-released a limited-time puzzle game competition named “Crackables”. The winner will receive a grand prize worth a whopping $30,000. The game can only be played online on mobile devices and it represents the partnership between the two companies.
On Sept. 17, Ant Financial announced the company’s technological capabilities, growth strategy, and planned partnerships with financial institutions in hopes of creating long-lasting customer values, enhancing user experience, and establishing a strong growth momentum.
The 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) opened its doors in Shanghai on September 17. The three-day conference welcomed speakers such as Alibaba’s Jack Ma, Tencent’s Pony Ma, and Xiaomi’s Lei Jun on its opening day.
At a forum for intelligent transportation and the Internet of Vehicles (IoV), Audi China received a Level 4 autonomous driving road test license in the city of Wuxi on Sept. 14. The test will take place at an autonomous vehicle testing facility in the Chinese city the same day.
OnePlus officially unveiled their next big project after the soon-to-be-released OnePlus 6T on Sept. 17. The smartphone manufacturer will be entering the television industry with the introduction of the smart OnePlus TV.
Taobao, China’s leading e-commerce platform, developed by Alibaba Group kicked off its third Taobao Maker Festival in Hangzhou, China on Sept. 13.
On Sept. 13, Lei Jun, Founder and CEO of the popular Chinese electronics company Xiaomi, announced a big systematic adjustment to the organizational structure and personnel appointment through an internal email.
Intel and Nanjing University announced the joint establishment of an Intel Parallel Computing Center (IPCC) at Nanjing University on Sept. 12. The new artificial intelligence (AI) research center will focus on deepening cooperation in the areas of AI research and AI talent cultivation.