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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
Georgina Lee / South China Morning Post:
Hong Kong startup Crypto.com plans to ship Asia's first cryptocurrency Visa debit cards to 100K customers over the next two months, starting with Singapore   —  Crypto.com will offer cards starting in Singapore and has applied for Hong Kong licence  —  Crypto.com, the Hong Kong-based blockchain start …
Sep 6, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Zheping Huang / South China Morning Post:
China shuts down ~8 blockchain and cryptocurrency news accounts on WeChat and bans hotels in downtown Beijing from hosting events promoting cryptocurrencies   —  The two incidents are the latest instances of China's continuing crackdown on cryptocurrencies, which began last September with bans on local exchanges and ICOs
Aug 22, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
A profile of Beijing Inspiry Technology Co., which makes 70% of the point-of-sale scanners used for QR code based mobile payments in China   —  Beijing Inspiry Technology Co. is among companies cashing in on the shift to smartphone-based mobile payments in China
Aug 20, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context

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