AI, Big Data, Telematics and Logistics services caught investors’ attention and raised significant funds, hinting at a bright future for such services in the digitizing world.
Tencent-backed WeDoctor is now offering real-time free COVID-19 consultations, providing both English and Chinese medical services to global users.
ByteDance’s all-in-one work hub Lark plans to launch its independent app “Lark Doc”, which will be its second derivative app after the debut of Lark Meeting in February.
While Gojek has reportedly denied its involvement in such talks, a potential merger between the two does not sound like something completely out of the question.
During the outbreak, misunderstanding and misinformation could cause real damage, from deceitful behavior and unfounded discrimination against all Hubei people, to panic from fetching a delivery package.
The recent coronavirus outbreak dramatically increased the penetration of productivity apps on the Chinese market, which in turn will likely accelerate the digitization of local enterprises.
What is good? Under the environment of constant technological progress, human and business practices overlap. We need to form a common sense understanding that each company has to be self-disciplined.
Having arguably a better understanding of Chinese consumers than any other company in the world, WeChat came up with a witty solution to cracking the local mentality.
In 2019, Chinese tech companies increasingly shifted their focus overseas, in an effort to gain influence and market share abroad.
Tencent Cloud released a cloud video meeting product called “Tencent Meeting” on December 25 to connect hardware and meeting rooms via the software.
Tencent have turned to Singapore's state-owned investor GIC and other sovereign funds to help rescue the deal for increased equity of Universal Music Group (UMG), subsidiary of French media conglomerate Vivendi.
A new Global Esports Federation (GEF) was launched in Singapore on December 16, with Chinese tech giant Tencent listed as its global founding partner.
According to McKinsey’s 2019 China Luxury Report, the driving force behind the burgeoning Chinese premium goods market are the post-80’s and post-90’s generations.
The current level of technological development surely allows for more creative ways of dealing with natural disasters than simply sending tents and canned food to those who managed to survive the cataclysm.
WeChat Pay and Alipay have increased their utility for Chinese citizens by integrating with the country’s national healthcare system.