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Meng Jing / South China Morning Post:
Baidu forms alliance with 50+ partners for its Apollo self-driving vehicle platform, including 12 Chinese car makers, Ford, Bosch, Nvidia, and Microsoft Cloud   —  Baidu, the operator of China's largest search engine, said it has formed what it claims to be one of the world's largest …
Jul 5, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Meng Jing / South China Morning Post:
China's State Information Office: sharing economy grew 103% YoY to $507B in 2016; 600M Chinese work within sharing economy or tried its services   —  30 bike-sharing apps launched already, with a dozen players fighting it out in the smartphone power bank sharing market, and six more dedicated solely to sharing umbrellas
Jun 19, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Meng Jing / South China Morning Post:
Chinese online tutor service Yuanfudao raises $120M at $1B+ valuation from Warburg Pincus and Tencent   —  Online tutor Yuanfudao's latest round of financing from Tencent and other investors, has boosted its valuation to US$1 billion  —  Tencent Holdings has joined hands with other investors …
Jun 5, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
Bicycle-sharing is challenging Didi's car-sharing business as China's most popular mode of last-mile transportation   —  The number of bicycle-sharing users in China will more than double to 50 million by the end of 2017, from 18 million a year ago, according to a forecast.
May 31, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Stephen Chen / South China Morning Post:
Mobile payments in China reached $5.5T last year, over half the nation's GDP and 50x greater than the $112B in US, as the country sees an uptick in QR code use   —  It's being used to encourage tipping at restaurants, receive cash gifts at weddings...even beggars are using it to collect handouts.
May 29, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
Tencent reports Q1 revenues of $7.2B, up 55% YoY, while profits rise 58% to $2B+; WeChat grows to 937M users   —  Sales at China's largest social network operator jumped 55 per cent in the first quarter on mobile games and online advertising.  —  Chinese internet giant Tencent …
May 17, 2017, 10:10 PMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
Huawei's CEO Eric Xu Zhijun questions the future of smartwatches, says even though the company has released two watches to date he will never use one   —  It turns out even people at the very cutting edge of technical innovation are entitled to a “technophobe” moment.
Apr 12, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
South China Morning Post:
Beijing court overturns ruling that said Apple's iPhone 6 violated a defunct Chinese phone maker's design patent   —  Beijing Court quashes city's intellectual property bureau's ruling that US tech giant had violated defunct Shenzhen firm's design patent  —  A Beijing court has overturned …
Mar 25, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Meng Jing / South China Morning Post:
Baidu reports 2.6% sales dip, its second straight quarterly decline, says “revenue impact” of 2016 medical advertising scandal is “largely behind” it   —  Online search operator's sales dipped 2.6 per cent to 18.21 billion yuan (US$2.65 billion) in the fourth quarter
Feb 25, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Josh Ye / South China Morning Post:
China tightens Great Firewall, declaring Chinese VPN services need prior government approval; large VPN-provider Vypr says it's “working on ways around this”   —  Move means all cable and VPN services need prior government approval and comes as Beijing steps up censorship before power-reshuffle party congress
Jan 23, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context

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