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Xiaomi Joins Wireless Power Consortium, May Add Wireless Charging to Upcoming Mi 7 Smartphone

Xiaomi Joins Wireless Power Consortium, May Add Wireless Charging to Upcoming Mi 7 Smartphone

Xiaomi Technology Co. has joined the Wireless Power Consortium to become the first smartphone company supporting wireless charging in China.

Sep 22, 2017
Zhang Xia
Baidu Unveils Apollo 1.5 and USD1.5 Billion Automatic Driving Fund Program

Baidu Unveils Apollo 1.5 and USD1.5 Billion Automatic Driving Fund Program

China’s search engine giant Baidu, Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] unveiled an upgraded version of its automatic driving software development platform, Apollo. The…

Sep 21, 2017
Dou Shicong
Tencent Cloud Partners With Companies on Smart Cities, Energy, Mobility Services

Tencent Cloud Partners With Companies on Smart Cities, Energy, Mobility Services

Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s [HK:0700] Tencent Cloud formed strategic partnerships with Wonders Information Co. [SHE:300168] and others to quickly expand the application of its platform.

Sep 21, 2017
Dou Shicong
Google Agrees USD1.1 Billion Deal to Acquire HTC’s Pixel Smartphone Team

Google Agrees USD1.1 Billion Deal to Acquire HTC’s Pixel Smartphone Team

Alphabet Inc’s [NASDAQ:GOOG] Google has agreed a USD1.1 billion cash deal to acquire Taiwanese electronics maker High Tech Computer Corp.’s [TPE:2498] (HTC)…

Sep 21, 2017
Qian Tongxin
Google Gets HTC Talent, Intellectual Property Licensing in USD1.1 Billion Deal

Google Gets HTC Talent, Intellectual Property Licensing in USD1.1 Billion Deal

Google and Taiwanese phone maker HTC Corp. [TPE:2498] have reached a USD1.1 billion deal. Google acquired non-exclusive licensing for HTC…

Sep 21, 2017
Liao Shumin
Alibaba-Owned Logistics Firm Puts Up USD228 Million in Subsidies for Chinese Singles’ Day

Alibaba-Owned Logistics Firm Puts Up USD228 Million in Subsidies for Chinese Singles’ Day

Cainiao Network Technology Co., a logistics firm owned by Chinese e-commerce stalwart Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. [NYSE:BABA], plans to put…

Sep 21, 2017
Dou Shicong
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum 'Collects' WeChat as First Social Media App in Its Permanent Collection

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum 'Collects' WeChat as First Social Media App in Its Permanent Collection

Developed by Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. [HKG:0700], mobile social media application WeChat has been added to the permanent…

Sep 20, 2017
Tang Shihua
Huawei Pay Applies for Patent in US to Roll Out Service by Year-End

Huawei Pay Applies for Patent in US to Roll Out Service by Year-End

Huawei Technologies Co., China’s telecom equipment giant, submitted Huawei Pay patent application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office…

Sep 20, 2017
Dou Shicong
Baidu Founder Highlights Benefits of Data Exchange Through Cooperation with Russia’s Yandex

Baidu Founder Highlights Benefits of Data Exchange Through Cooperation with Russia’s Yandex

Robin Li, the founder of Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU], has spoken of the broad scope for cooperation between his company…

Sep 20, 2017
Liao Shumin
Alibaba Builds on Damai Acquisition, Combines Three Entertainment Platforms to Form Business Group

Alibaba Builds on Damai Acquisition, Combines Three Entertainment Platforms to Form Business Group

Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group, an affiliate of Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. [NYSE:BABA], has formed an…

Sep 20, 2017
Dou Shicong
 Alibaba Affiliate to Introduce Facial Recognition-Based Parcel Pick-Ups, Initial Pilot to Start in Shanghai

Alibaba Affiliate to Introduce Facial Recognition-Based Parcel Pick-Ups, Initial Pilot to Start in Shanghai

Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s [NYSE:BABA] financial arm, Ant Financial Services Group, will introduce facial recognition technology for…

Sep 19, 2017
Liao Shumin
Wisconsin Warmly Welcomes Foxconn With USD3 Billion in Financial Incentives

Wisconsin Warmly Welcomes Foxconn With USD3 Billion in Financial Incentives

The state of Wisconsin has approved a plan to provide USD3 billion in financial incentives to Taiwanese electronic equipment manufacturer…

Sep 19, 2017
Dou Shicong

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