More and more Chinese chose spend their Spring Festival holiday traveling. The number of people who enjoyed the week-long holiday break overseas grew by 28 percent, according to Alibaba.
With companies celebrating their year-end galas, people getting their red packets, and businesses ready to take a pause, we could simply tell that the Chinese New Year is coming.
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Chinese state media China Media Group, in partnership with telecom operator China Unicom and tech giant Huawei, completed China’s first real-time VR transmission test through 5G network on Jan. 28.
Here’s this week’s roundup of China tech stories.
With the Chinese New Year coming up in couple of weeks, a vast majority of Chinese migrant workers are going on a battle to return home. With the demand for train tickets and plane tickets significantly increasing before the holiday season, and tickets are now becoming a scarce resource that everyone is fighting for.
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.
On February 23, Didi released data on inter-city ridesharing during the Spring Festival. During the first week following Chinese New Year’s Eve (from February 15 to 21), 3.7 million people traveled between cities by Didi ride-share.
The 2018 Spring Festival broke numerous records in the film business.
On February 19, QQ, a Tencent product, released data on red envelope gifting during the Spring Festival. A total of 210 million participants received 1.79 billion red envelopes by walking a cumulative 3.4 trillion steps, or about 2.24 billion kilometers (1.4 billion miles), equal to 40 times the distance from Earth to Mars.
The Chinese New Year’s Eve Gala was surprising as Chinese AI made an spectacular debut for 40 seconds.
More and more foreign figures send greetings to the Chinese people for the Spring Festival.