Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, and several other international tech giants announced to establish AI-related innovation centers and research institutes in Shanghai at the on-going World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018.
On August 17th, Didi Chuxing (“DiDi”), the Chinese ride-sharing, AI and autonomous technology conglomerate, unveiled its latest AI R&D at the DiDi Tech Day in Beijing.
In 2013, it was common to see people upgrade to a new iPhone or Samsung every year. In 2018, the cost of a new premium smartphone has doubled to around US $1,000. I find myself holding on to my phone a lot longer nowadays.
HTC has been unprofitable for 15 consecutive quarters. Still, some bright spots include when HTC surged after a loss record in Q4 2017.
During the Spring Festival, Meitu, an image processing app, launched an activity called “win money with face score”. Chinese Internet giants used AI (artificial intelligence), AR (augmented reality) and other technologies to develop diverse ways of gifting money.
Chairman and CEO of Lenovo Group Yang Yuanqing delivered the opening speech at the 2018 Spring Festival Gala, stating that 2017 was a key year for Lenovo’s intelligence-based growth.