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.
China Unicom, the country’s second-largest telecom carrier announced on August 10 that it will provide integrated ultra-fast fifth-generation (5G) solutions for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
One of China’s biggest gaming exhibitions, ChinaJoy2018, closed on August 6th in Shanghai with many companies showcasing games, applications and gadgets on the annual event.
Nurture and stimulate innovative thinking in the fields of creativity and culture. This is the development goal that HTC has set forth in Vive Arts, its global VR program for advancing creation and appreciation of the arts.
HTC has been unprofitable for 15 consecutive quarters. Still, some bright spots include when HTC surged after a loss record in Q4 2017.
Center One, Microsoft’s innovation demonstration center, the Education and Management Information Center, part of the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Education, and Microsoft China jointly announced that they will start application, training and laboratory construction of virtual reality (VR) in Chinese colleges, universities and vocational schools.
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.
Tencent recently invested in the Hollywood production company Skydance Media, the producer of Terminator Genisys, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and Star Trek Beyond. Skydance was founded in 2010 by David Ellison, the son of Oracle Corporation CEO Larry Ellison.
The Xiaomi MiLab published an article titled “Why Do We Do VR?” on its official Weibo account on November 11. The article disclosed some stories behind Xiaomi’s VR layout.
Facebook has just taken a big step forward in VR. Oculus, its VR company, announced on Monday it would launch a VR device in China through a partnership with Xiaomi.