Baidu has received the first permits in China to provide driverless ride-hailing services to the public on open roads in Beijing. Marking a significant milestone for the autonomous ride-hailing industry in China, the approval indicates […]
The first JiDU Automotive level 4 (L4) autonomous vehicle will be powered by the NVIDIA Drive Orin system-on-chip (SoC) and roll off the production line in 2023. Under the five levels of autonomous driving, L4 […]
After four years of research and development and six iterations, the first Oppo foldable smartphone was unveiled at Oppo Inno Day earlier this week. The OPPO Find N is a compact 5.59-inch smartphone that opens […]
Baidu has gotten the green light for commercial operation of its autonomous car service in Beijing. With its first-ever commercial deployment on open roads, Apollo Go is taking a step towards large-scale commercial operation. The […]
DeepWay has unveiled the Xingtu smart new energy heavy-duty truck with a computing power of more than 500 TOPS and ultra-long-distance sensing capabilities of more than one kilometre. The Baidu-backed company’s new vehicle is powered […]
Shanghai has become the fifth city in China to have Baidu’s robotaxis. The search giant is road testing the Apollo Go fleet from 9.30am to 11.00pm daily. About 150 stations will be opened in phases […]
Baidu is rolling out the new Apolong II multi-purpose autonomous minibus in Guangzhou Huangpu District, China. Equipped with advanced autonomous driving capabilities and the latest in-vehicle smart cabin technologies, Apolong II is customisable for public […]
What was supposedly a week of celebration for DiDi following its listing on the New York Stock Exchange ended with a whimper with its app being blocked in China. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) […]
Baidu aims to use advanced technology and innovative mechanisms to minimise its ecological footprint to achieve carbon neutrality in its operations by 2030. Starting from 2020, the China search giant is eyeing to fulfill carbon […]
Huawei is marching on with its HarmonyOS 2 followed the launch of a range of smartphones, smart watches and tablets. New releases include the next-generation open-fit Active Noise Cancellation wireless Bluetooth Huawei FreeBuds 4, Huawei […]
Baidu and China Huaneng Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to drive the intelligent transformation of the energy industry. Under the MoU, the partners will collaborate on information technology, digital technology and other […]
Baidu has partnered with the Guangzhou Huangpu District government to roll out a multi-modal autonomous driving mobility as a service (MaaS) platform in Guangzhou, China. Utilising a fleet of more than 40 Apollo Robotaxis and […]
China’s largest automaker SAIC and Alibaba have unveiled the IM (intelligence in motion) brand of long-range electric vehicles. Powered by the NVIDIA Drive Orin compute platform, the first two vehicles in the lineup — a […]
The new Huawei Health Lab in Xian, China will give more than 40 researchers, engineers and developers the platform to innovate and create applications of new sports and health technology through smart wearables. This builds […]
Baidu has as of October 2020 filed an astonishing 9,364 AI-related patent applications, of which 2,682 has been granted — the most of any organisation in China. Its the third year running that the search […]
Chengdu plans to make a strong push to advance next generation artificial intelligence (AI). The capital of China’s Sichuan province is working on developing an AI-centreed pilot zone. More than 100 billion yuan (US$15.2 billion) […]
With more local brands shifting their focus to 5G, the average selling prices (ASPs) of smartphones in China is expected to edge up 11.4 percent year over year in 2020, according to IDC. However, weaker […]
Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is tipped to balloon from just over US$12.0 billion this year to US$72.8 billion in 2024, according to IDC. Leading the way is China, which accounted […]
Baidu has agreed to pay JOYY US$3.6 billion for its video-based entertainment live streaming business YY Live in China, which includes YY mobile app, YY.com website and PC YY. The transaction is expected to be […]
Chindata Group has opened Asia’s largest single hyperscale data centre in its Taihang Mountain Energy and Information Technology Industrial Campus in China’s Shanxi province. With a total IT capacity of 50 megawatts, the data centre […]
Scienjoy is leveraging 5G technologies to create a fully immersive user experience and drive the development of entertainment that combines online, offline, and virtual reality. The China live streaming platform is pioneering the application of […]
Nine quarters was all it took for realme to sell 50 million smartphones — making it the fastest to do so. Just for reference, Samsung took 10 and Apple 13 quarters to reach the milestone. […]
Qualcomm Technologies has joined a broad range of companies in China to showcase the complete ecosystem with cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) at the core, accelerating industry development and commercialization at scale. Together with more than 100 […]
Tencent is opening an office in Singapore that will serve as its Asia hub.The WeChat owner has offices in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, highlighting the importance of the region to the company.
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Tencent has made Chengdu the home for its cultural and creative headquarters.
China Unicom and Singtel have inked an agreement to collaborate on embedded SIM (eSIM) swap. This move will allow enterprise customers of both telcos to perform eSIM changes over-the-air (OTA) without having to manually configure their devices’ SIM cards to change networks in either China or Singapore.
Qianxi Robot Catering Group (Qianxi Group) has opened what is dubbed as the “World’s First-ever Robot Restaurant Complex” in Shunde, a city in Guangdong province.
HTC Vive has announced its entry into the cloud software business with the VIVE XR Suite offering that comprises five applications — remote collaboration, productivity, events, social, and culture.