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Iris Deng / South China Morning Post:
A ruling against a shareholder of Tencent's WeBank put 12.6M shares up for auction on Taobao, which, as of Nov. 2017, had processed ~610K such judicial auctions   —  - A court ruling against the fourth largest shareholder of WeBank has put 12.6 million shares in the private online lender up for auction on Taobao
Nov 12, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
China's Xinhua News Agency launches “composite anchors”, which combine images and voices of human anchors with text via AI tech from internet company Sogou   —  - AI anchors have the ability to work 24 hours a day provided human editors keep inputting text into the system
Nov 8, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Zheping Huang / South China Morning Post:
China's internet censor releases draft rules for blockchain startups, requiring registration of users with real names, censoring posts, and storing user data   —  - Cyberspace Administration of China published draft regulations on Friday for public consultation until November 2
Oct 22, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Sarah Dai / South China Morning Post:
Baidu says its WeChat-like mini-programs platform has surpassed 100M monthly active users since being introduced two months ago   —  Baidu, China's largest search engine operator and artificial intelligence “national champion”, said its mini-programs have amassed 100 million monthly active users since being introduced two months ago.
Sep 30, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Iris Deng / South China Morning Post:
Tencent announces a China-focused platform, which includes WeChat's natural language processing capabilities, to help other companies pursue AI initiatives   —  Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings is looking to push its advances in artificial intelligence technology as the operating platform …
Sep 19, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
South China Morning Post:
How China is working to expand industrial robot usage tenfold to 1.8M units, 70% of which are to be made in China, up from 30% currently, by 2025   —  In the second report in a series, He Huifeng and Celia Chen look at how Beijing's ambitious industrial plan aims to break China's reliance …
Sep 18, 2018, 6:55 AMIn context
South China Morning Post:
A look at 6 of 36 members of Alibaba Partnership, an organization set up in 2010 to ensure the continuity of Alibaba's management after Jack Ma retires   —  A key part of the management continuity lies in the Alibaba Partnership, set up in 2010 to ensure that the organisation was not overreliant on just one or two senior executives
Sep 17, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
Enoch Yiu / South China Morning Post:
OneDegree, a Hong Kong-based startup letting people buy insurance online, initially for pets, without consulting an agent, raises ~$25.5M Series A   —  The purely online insurer raises the biggest amount to date for a pre-revenue insurance start-up in Hong Kong as it awaits licence approval
Sep 10, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Zen Soo / South China Morning Post:
Profile of Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang, who will succeed Jack Ma as Alibaba's chairman, and is best known for his roles as CEO of Taobao and president of Tmall.com   —  Among the 86,000 employees who work at Alibaba Group Holding, chief executive Daniel Zhang is not known as Daniel, or Mr. Zhang, or even boss.
Sep 10, 2018, 1:20 AMIn context
South China Morning Post:
Alibaba says NYT story on Jack Ma's retirement is wrong; Ma will continue as executive chairman for some time, providing a succession strategy on Monday   —  Jack Ma, who co-founded the world's largest e-commerce platform, will unveil a succession strategy next week, part of a management plan 10 years …
Sep 8, 2018, 9:39 AMIn context

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