Amazon China and NetEase Kaola, a cross-border e-commerce, are negotiating to merge their overseas purchase business. Led by Kaola, the merger might be completed by split-offs.
JD.com logistics CEO Wang Zhen-hui said at 2017 NewGen Logistics World Summit on December 11 that due to consumption, industrial upgrades and technological advancements, the logistics industry is entering a new era defined by short chains, smartness and symbiosis.
The share price of Tencent Holdings (00700.HK) rose by more than 3 percent in early trading on November 21. At 9:53 am, Tencent‘s market value reached HK $4.128232 trillion, or about US $528.471 billion, surpassing Facebook, whose market value is US $518.346 billion, to become the world’s fifth-largest technology company by market value.
Xiaomi is bringing new products to the US market, TechWeb reported on November 20. Its new offerings on Amazon.com include two headsets, a 10,000 mAh portable power bank, a 360-degree panoramic camera and a sweeping robot.
Seven of the Top 10 are Internet technology companies – namely, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Tencent and Alibaba – have a combined market value of $4.25 trillion, close to Japan’s GDP in 2016.
Compliance issues have been an important factor limiting the development of foreign cloud service providers in China.SINNET (SZ. 300383) announced intent to purchase assets related to Amazon’s cloud services from Amazon Technology Services (Beijing) for no more than 2 billion yuan on November 13.
On September 25, Starbucks and Alipay announced cooperation. Finally, the Starbucks will accept the payment system at over 2,800 of its cafes across China. “The days that we receive complaints from customers at Starbucks are over.” Alipay declared in its official weibo account. Alipay is available at over 3,200 Starbucks stores worldwide “Do you accept […]
Gap of Market Value between Alibaba and Amazon is Just 1.3% Narrowing Nearly 100 Billion Dollars in Past Two Months. By September 22nd, Amazon’s market value was $456.5 billion and Alibaba‘s was $450.7 billion. Their gap was just 1.3%. Almost two months ago, the gap in market value between these two companies reached $100 billion. […]
Can battle-tested and awe-inspiring Amazon and Jeff Bezos beat Alibaba and Jack Ma? A “historical” turning point is seemingly at hand: Alibaba could soon top Amazon in market value. On August 24, by the time the stock market closed, Alibaba’s market value was $445.5 billion, only a limit up away from Amazon’s $455.2 billion. Since […]
Tichome, Mobvoi’s new smart speaker is going to get crowdfunded and be released soon. Mobvoi held a press conference on August 24th, announcing the official release of its brand new smart speakers Tichome at a price of 999 yuan. Members who were in on the crowdfund can purchase the speaker at a price of just […]
The new business of opening up unstaffed convenience stores was suddenly a hot topic recently. Startup companies flocked to the idea; industrial big names and business giants are also gearing up, eager to take a shot at the business. In December of 2016, following Amazon’s opening of its first self-driving grocery store in Seattle—Amazon Go, […]
Two global technological forces are disrupting the peaceful ecological environment in Southeast Asia. They’re not Silicon Valley technological companies like Google or Facebook. They are the two Chinese giants Tencent and Alibaba. The two companies provide the strongest financial support and the most successful business experience for venture capital firms in Southeast Asia. More and […]
Online channels have long since dominated news distribution. Despite the number of platforms available to us today, the general reading experience has shown little net improvement since going digital, as we now battle with poor quality news boosted by shoddy algorithms, and information overload through social media sharing. Zhao Jing, Flipboard’s China lead, is looking […]
China’s e-commerce giants make the news each year with their deals on November 11, “Single’s Day,” and June 18. This year, Amazon is will be joining the competition with Prime Day. Amazon Prime members can receive free delivery on overseas purchases. Chinese Prime Subscribers can purchase overseas commodities and have them shipped directly from Amazon’s […]
China’s online retail and logistics giant JD is now eyeing up the Indonesian market. It seems the country of 250 million provides the right environment for JD’s next round of international expansion. If all goes to plan, local consumers will see fresh food delivered to their homes by JD’s refrigerated lorries within five years. The […]
Li Zhifei has spent his professional career cross-pollinating the world’s two most vibrant innovation ecosystems. Born in central China at the dawn of reform and opening, Li graduated college in China and dove headfirst into the country’s dot com boom of the early 2000s. When that bubble burst, he headed to Johns Hopkins University for […]
BEIJING — What worries you about the coming world of artificial intelligence? Too often the answer to this question resembles the plot of a sci-fi thriller. People worry that developments in A.I. will bring about the “singularity” — that point in history when A.I. surpasses human intelligence, leading to an unimaginable revolution in human affairs. […]
JD’s (京东）closing price on June 26 was $43.08, raising their total market value to $61.149 billion. They are quickly approaching to Baidu‘s total market value of $61.973 billion at the time, thus threatening the existing group of tech giants BAT: Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent. In comparison, Baidu is lagging behind the other two in terms […]
The more you try to do, the more enemies you’ll make. Meituan Dianping has learned this lesson through experience. In its early days, the company organized discounted group purchases; later on it became an online movie ticket retailer. Over the years it also tried its hand at takeout, catering and travel services. More recently, Meituan […]