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Laura He / South China Morning Post:
Chinese ultra-thin flexible display maker Royole raises $240M in equity financing and $560M in debt financing   —  Chinese start-up that makes the world's thinnest full-colour flexible display was valued at US$3 billion recently, making it one of the world's fastest-growing unicorns
Oct 3, 2017, 12:25 AMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
Chinese bike-sharing giant Mobike enters US with Washington DC launch, a month after rival Ofo launched in Seattle   —  Chinese bicycle-sharing giant Mobike has debuted in the US market with its entry into Washington, a month after rival Ofo launched its services in Seattle as the two companies vie for market share around the world.
Sep 23, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Nectar Gan / South China Morning Post:
China's domestic security and intelligence chief, Meng Jianzhu, urges increased AI use to predict social unrest, combat terrorism, more   —  Artificial intelligence can complete tasks with a ‘precision and speed unmatchable by humans’, official says  —  China's domestic security …
Sep 21, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Nectar Gan / South China Morning Post:
Weibo orders users to verify their real names by September 15 following China's new restrictions on anonymous online conversation   —  Deadline comes as government seeks to tighten its grip on online speech ahead of next month's Communist Party congress  —  China's Twitter-like microblogging site Weibo …
Sep 9, 2017, 5:30 AMIn context
Amanda Lee / South China Morning Post:
At a KFC outlet in Hangzhou, China, Alipay launches “Smile to Pay”, the first commercial system to use facial recognition to identify payers   —  Ant Financial, which operates the Alipay electronic payment platform used in Alibaba's Taobao and Tmall online shopping sites …
Sep 2, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
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

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