Tech Giants

US Denial Order Could Zap ZTE’s Android License

US Denial Order Could Zap ZTE’s Android License

China’s second-biggest telecoms equipment maker ZTE Corp. is still assessing whether or not it needs to source an alternative to…

Apr 19, 2018
Liao Shumin
Tencent Infiltrates Smart Speaker Market, Vies for Home IOT Access

Tencent Infiltrates Smart Speaker Market, Vies for Home IOT Access

Internet titan Tencent Holdings Ltd. officially launched its own smart speakers yesterday to cut itself a slice of the Chinese home IOT pie, online news outlet Sina Technology reported.

Apr 18, 2018
Tang Shihua
Chip Supply Ban to Impact ZTE, US Firms Alike, Insiders Say

Chip Supply Ban to Impact ZTE, US Firms Alike, Insiders Say

The US Department of Commerce’s ban on the country’s companies from selling chip products to ZTE Corp., the world's fourth-largest…

Apr 18, 2018
Guo Liqin & Li Na
Alibaba to Expand Rural Presence With USD717 Million E-Commerce Investment

Alibaba to Expand Rural Presence With USD717 Million E-Commerce Investment

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will invest CNY4.5 billion (USD717 million) in the rural e-commerce unit of electronics merchant Jiangsu Five…

Apr 18, 2018
Liao Shumin
Huawei’s Recent Dismissal of Five US Employees Part of Normal Business Adjustments, Company Says

Huawei’s Recent Dismissal of Five US Employees Part of Normal Business Adjustments, Company Says

A decision by China’s largest tech firm by revenue, Huawei Technologies Co. to let go five high-level US employees was…

Apr 18, 2018
Xu Wei
AliCloud Inks Deal With Chinese Conglomerate to Build Smart City in Wuhan

AliCloud Inks Deal With Chinese Conglomerate to Build Smart City in Wuhan

The cloud unit of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has agreed a deal with publicly traded conglomerate China Oceanwide Holdings Co.…

Apr 18, 2018
Xu Wei
Lenovo China Rolls Out Lecoo Brand to Focus on Intelligent Interconnection of Things

Lenovo China Rolls Out Lecoo Brand to Focus on Intelligent Interconnection of Things

After overall expansion of augmented reality and virtual reality products, Lenovo Group Ltd. has set its sights on the…

Apr 18, 2018
Zhao Chenting
Huawei Obtains World’s First EU Approval Certification for 5G Products

Huawei Obtains World’s First EU Approval Certification for 5G Products

China’s leading telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies Co’s new 5G product has received the European Union’s mandatory approval certificate, making…

Apr 17, 2018
Dou Shicong
JD.Com Pumps USD85.5 Million Into Allianz China in Hopes of Securing Insurance License

JD.Com Pumps USD85.5 Million Into Allianz China in Hopes of Securing Insurance License

JD.Com Inc. has injected CNY537 million (USD85.5 million) into the local unit of German insurer Allianz SE as the Chinese e-commerce giant looks to obtain a domestic insurance license.

Apr 17, 2018
Dou Shicong
Alibaba Unit, Xi’an International Medical to Set Up Silk Road Healthcare Cloud Platform

Alibaba Unit, Xi’an International Medical to Set Up Silk Road Healthcare Cloud Platform

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s healthcare unit will work with Xi’an Medical Investment Co. will jointly build a cloud platform to…

Apr 17, 2018
Dou Shicong
Tencent, FAW Group Sign Deal to Help Digitize Jilin Province

Tencent, FAW Group Sign Deal to Help Digitize Jilin Province

China’s largest tech firm Tencent Holdings Ltd. has partnered Jilin provincial government and local state-owned carmaker FAW Group Corp. as the northeastern region looks to go digital.

Apr 17, 2018
Xu Wei

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