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Baidu Teams With Furniture Maker, AI Start-Up to Sell Smart Home Solutions

Baidu Teams With Furniture Maker, AI Start-Up to Sell Smart Home Solutions

China's Baidu Inc. has partnered with a Guangdong-based furniture maker and an artificial intelligence start-up to launch an artificial intelligence-based…

May 23, 2018
Dou Shicong
Baidu to Unload Its Mobile Ad Platform for Developers to Set Up New AI-Driven Company

Baidu to Unload Its Mobile Ad Platform for Developers to Set Up New AI-Driven Company

Baidu Inc. will spin off its global mobile ad platform for domestic developers, DU Ad Platform, or DAP, to raise…

May 22, 2018
Liu Jia
Facebook’s Former AI Translation Director Joins Alibaba to Build Multi-Modal Architecture in E-Commerce

Facebook’s Former AI Translation Director Joins Alibaba to Build Multi-Modal Architecture in E-Commerce

Facebook’s Former AI Translation Director Joins Alibaba to Build Multi-Modal Architecture in E-Commerce. Huang Fei, former director of the artificial…

May 21, 2018
Dou Shicong
WeChat Limits Sharing Feature to Hide Improper Videos, Passwords

WeChat Limits Sharing Feature to Hide Improper Videos, Passwords

China's biggest social network operator Tencent Holdings Ltd. will limit the sharing of video material on its flagship platform WeChat, amid the government crackdown on inappropriate online content.

May 21, 2018
Liao Shumin
Tencent, Local Investors to Develop Smart Platform for Travel Hotspot Guilin

Tencent, Local Investors to Develop Smart Platform for Travel Hotspot Guilin

The investment arm of China's largest social media firm Tencent Holdings Ltd. will work with local tourism operators and a government…

May 21, 2018
Tang Shihua
 Tencent, Carrefour Aim to Outdo Smart Retail Rivals With Le Marche

Tencent, Carrefour Aim to Outdo Smart Retail Rivals With Le Marche

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. and French retail tycoon Carrefour SA have kicked off operations at their first smart…

May 21, 2018
Dou Shicong
Toshiba’s Sale of Chip Unit Passes China’s Anti-Trust Review

Toshiba’s Sale of Chip Unit Passes China’s Anti-Trust Review

China’s anti-trust regulators approved the sale of Toshiba Corp’s chip unit to a US consortium in further signs of easing trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

May 18, 2018
Xu Wei
Penguin Fairy Tale Wraps Up USD6.3 Million A-Round, Will Ramp Up Content Creation

Penguin Fairy Tale Wraps Up USD6.3 Million A-Round, Will Ramp Up Content Creation

Penguin Fairy Tale Wraps Up USD6.3 Million A-Round, Will Ramp Up Content Creation

May 18, 2018
Tang Shihua
Tencent Unit, Rail Tech Firm Tie Up to Bring Driverless Trains to China

Tencent Unit, Rail Tech Firm Tie Up to Bring Driverless Trains to China

The cloud computing unit of China's internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. will partner China High-Speed Railway Technology Co., the…

May 18, 2018
Tang Shihua
Tencent Is Unfazed by Bytedance Defamation Suit

Tencent Is Unfazed by Bytedance Defamation Suit

Tencent Holdings Ltd. claims to be poised for victory in the CNY1-million (USD157,000) defamation lawsuit brought against it by short-video…

May 18, 2018
Xu Wei
NetEase Stock Slumps After First Quarter Miss

NetEase Stock Slumps After First Quarter Miss

NetEase Inc. stock has slumped nearly 7.5 percent after the gaming company failed to live up to hype in the first quarter and missed out on earnings forecasts.

May 18, 2018
Dou Shicong
'Blockchain Is Not a Bubble, But Bitcoin Is,' Says Alibaba’s Jack Ma

'Blockchain Is Not a Bubble, But Bitcoin Is,' Says Alibaba’s Jack Ma

'Blockchain Is Not a Bubble, but Bitcoin Is,' Says Alibaba’s Jack Ma

May 17, 2018
Tang Shihua

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