When you hear the word Xiaomi, what comes to mind? If you can only think of phones, you have fallen behind!
Huawei was banned from supplying 5G technology in New Zealand due to national security concerns, joining a number of developed countries in their hesitation to collaborate with the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker.
Tighten your purse strings, otherwise Osmo Pocket, the smallest handheld stabilized camera released by Chinese drone company DJI on Nov.29, will take $349 right out of your pocket.
On Nov. 26 E-commerce giant Alibaba Group announced the upgrading of its cloud computing unit and the restructuring of Tmall, Alibaba’s online retail platform, in an internal letter.
On November 27, LinkSure Network officially launched its satellite network program — “LinkSure Swarm Constellation System.” The company’s first satellite “LinkSure No.1” will be launched into space together with the Long March rocket in 2019.
On Nov. 26, a Shenzhen scientist He Jiankui announced the birth of two twin gene-edited babies Lulu and Nana, one day before the second International Summit on Human Genome Editing. One of their genes is edited to resist the AIDS virus.
On Nov. 26, Tongcheng-eLong, the online travel platform backed by Tencent became listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) at an issuing price of 9.8 Hong Kong dollars.
Last autumn, at an official TED conference in Vancouver, Artificial Intelligence (AI) expert, Kai-Fu Lee stood on a red-carpeted, circular stage, the lights in the room focused on his dignified frame, the crowd around him sober and attentive.
On Nov. 22 Meituan-Dianping, China’s on-demand service provider, released its first earnings report after raising $4.2 billion in an IPO in September. Its third quarter operating loss soared to $497.46 million, that means it tripled from last year’s $151 million for the same time period.
On Nov. 21, Cheetah Mobile, the Chinese mobile internet company, announced its financial results for the third quarter which ended on September 30, 2018.
Xiaomi has set a world record by opening 500 new Mi stores in India, all in a single day.
Didi Chuxing (Didi), the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, officially launched its second research facility in North America located in Toronto, Canada on Nov. 20. The company’s first research facility was launched in March 2017 in Mountain View, California.
Xiaomi released its Q3 Earnings Report on Nov. 19, demonstrating a strong and steady growth despite a downward trend in global smartphone sales.
Zhang Yiming stepped down as the CEO of his company’s flagship platform Jinri Toutiao, a news aggregator, but kept his title as CEO of the parent company ByteDance.
On Nov. 16, Alipay, the mobile and online payment platform Ant Financial, teamed up with NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore, to launch a new initiative aimed to support digital technology innovation throughout Southeast Asia.