Tech Giants

Driverless Vehicles to Hit Open Roads in China Within Three to Five Years, Robin Li Says

Driverless Vehicles to Hit Open Roads in China Within Three to Five Years, Robin Li Says

The founder of Chinese tech giant Baidu, Inc. expects autonomous cars to emerge on China’s open roads within three to five years.

Mar 15, 2018
Tang Shihua
Tencent AI Unit to Work With Springer on Academic Conferences, Medical Research

Tencent AI Unit to Work With Springer on Academic Conferences, Medical Research

Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s artificial intelligence lab has inked a deal with Nature Research, a subsidiary of world-renowned academic publishing…

Mar 15, 2018
Dou Shicong
Alibaba Unit Sets Sights on Cleaning Up Expired Drugs With New Alliance

Alibaba Unit Sets Sights on Cleaning Up Expired Drugs With New Alliance

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s healthcare unit has partnered up with several major Chinese pharmaceutical firms to set up a…

Mar 14, 2018
Dou Shicong
Samsung to Start Work on New Chip Production Line at Xi'an Plant This Month

Samsung to Start Work on New Chip Production Line at Xi'an Plant This Month

Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest chipmaker, will start construction on a new NAND flash memory production line at…

Mar 14, 2018
Xu Wei
Alibaba Takes Aims at Medical New Retail With Xinhua Pharmaceutical Link-Up

Alibaba Takes Aims at Medical New Retail With Xinhua Pharmaceutical Link-Up

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will explore New Retail applications in the medical services and medicine sectors following an agreement with…

Mar 13, 2018
Dou Shicong
Lenovo Refutes Mass-Layoffs Report at Motorola Unit, New Moto Z Handset Is Unaffected

Lenovo Refutes Mass-Layoffs Report at Motorola Unit, New Moto Z Handset Is Unaffected

Lenovo Group Ltd. has denied media reports that it has laid off half of engineering staff at its Motorola Mobility…

Mar 12, 2018
Xu Wei
Hundsun Technologies, Indirectly Owned by Jack Ma, Faces Winding-Up Due to USD69 Million Fine

Hundsun Technologies, Indirectly Owned by Jack Ma, Faces Winding-Up Due to USD69 Million Fine

A unit of Hundsun Technologies Inc., indirectly owned by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. CEO Jack Ma, may go bankrupt…

Mar 12, 2018
Xu Wei
Tencent Partners Liqun Group to Delve Deeper Into New Retail

Tencent Partners Liqun Group to Delve Deeper Into New Retail

Tencent Holdings Ltd., China’s largest tech firm by market cap, has furthered its push into New Retail by striking up yet another partnership with an offline merchant.

Mar 12, 2018
Tang Shihua
Alibaba to Help Women Find Work in Latest Initiative for the Underprivileged

Alibaba to Help Women Find Work in Latest Initiative for the Underprivileged

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s education arm, Taobao University, celebrated International Women’s Day by setting up a specialist program to offer…

Mar 9, 2018
Xu Wei
BOE Tech Plans USD15 Billion Investment to Ramp Up Display Panel Production

BOE Tech Plans USD15 Billion Investment to Ramp Up Display Panel Production

Chinese display panel maker BOE Technology Group Co. plans to invest CNY96.5 billion (USD15 billion) across three projects spanning from…

Mar 9, 2018
Tang Shihua
 Baidu Follows Alibaba’s Lead With Plan for World-Class Quantum Computing Institute

Baidu Follows Alibaba’s Lead With Plan for World-Class Quantum Computing Institute

Baidu Inc., one of China’s big three tech leaders, plans to set up a world-leading institute for quantum computing within…

Mar 8, 2018
Dou Shicong
NASDAQ Eyes Chinese Investors With Deal to Provide Market Data Through Sina

NASDAQ Eyes Chinese Investors With Deal to Provide Market Data Through Sina

NASDAQ has named Sina Corp, one of China’s biggest online media firms, its official service provider for local data services as it looks to tap the growing number of investors in the country.

Mar 7, 2018
Xu Wei

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