Tech Giants

Merck Group to Expand China Presence With Alibaba Tie-Up

Merck Group to Expand China Presence With Alibaba Tie-Up

German pharma giant the Merck Group has penned a deal with an Alibaba Group Holding unit to track drug distribution and offer online medical services.

Jun 21, 2018
Dou Shicong
Global Players Sign Up for Xiaomi’s IPO After CDR Jitters Trim Valuation Prospects

Global Players Sign Up for Xiaomi’s IPO After CDR Jitters Trim Valuation Prospects

Named domestic and global players have signed up as cornerstone investors in Xiaomi's upcoming initial public offering in Hong Kong,…

Jun 20, 2018
Li Juan & Yuan Ziyi
Australia Goes to Great Lengths to Prevent Huawei’s Involvement in Business Projects

Australia Goes to Great Lengths to Prevent Huawei’s Involvement in Business Projects

Australia has agreed to finance the construction of an undersea internet cable from Sydney to the Solomon Islands to prevent…

Jun 20, 2018
Xu Wei
Huawei Dismisses Australia’s Security Concerns as ‘Ill-Informed’

Huawei Dismisses Australia’s Security Concerns as ‘Ill-Informed’

Huawei Technologies, the world’s biggest producer of telecoms equipment, has labeled as ‘ill-informed’ an Australian government claim that the Chinese…

Jun 20, 2018
Li Na
China’s E-tailer Giants Scrapped Old Strategies on Shopping Bonanza

China’s E-tailer Giants Scrapped Old Strategies on Shopping Bonanza

China's two e-commerce giants approached China's shopping holiday June 18 from different sides of the retail game -- one enriching its traditional…

Jun 20, 2018
Zhao Chenting
Ant Financial Buys Into Health Info Platform to Offer Alipay

Ant Financial Buys Into Health Info Platform to Offer Alipay

A unit of Ant Financial Services Group plans to take a minority stake in Winning Health Technology Group to bring fintech…

Jun 19, 2018
Tang Shihua
JD Aims to Go Global With USD550 Million Google Tie-Up

JD Aims to Go Global With USD550 Million Google Tie-Up

Google and China’s second-biggest e-commerce player, JD.Com, will jointly explore online retail opportunities in overseas markets following a USD550 million partnership agreement.

Jun 18, 2018
Liao Shumin
Shanghai Lets Bus Riders Pay by Scanning QR Code, Supports WeChat Pay First

Shanghai Lets Bus Riders Pay by Scanning QR Code, Supports WeChat Pay First

Shanghai Public Transport Card today unveiled a service that allows bus passengers to scan a QR code to pay their…

Jun 15, 2018
Tang Shihua
JD.Com, US Magplane Pair to Develop Underground Maglev System

JD.Com, US Magplane Pair to Develop Underground Maglev System

China’s e-commerce mammoth JD.Com and US company Magplane Technology have struck a deal to develop magnetic levitation and direct-drive magnetomotive…

Jun 14, 2018
Xu Wei
JD.Com, Esun Display to Jointly Develop Virtual Fitting Rooms for E-commerce

JD.Com, Esun Display to Jointly Develop Virtual Fitting Rooms for E-commerce

China’s second-biggest e-commerce giant JD.Com will team up with Esun Display to develop 3D presentation capabilities on its online shopping platform.

Jun 14, 2018
Tang Shihua
Alibaba Aims to Boost Consumer Engagement With Tmall-Weibo Link-Up

Alibaba Aims to Boost Consumer Engagement With Tmall-Weibo Link-Up

Alibaba Group Holding aims to bolster its New Retail strategy by linking up its premium e-commerce platform with Sina Weibo, one of China’s most popular microblogging sites.

Jun 14, 2018
Xu Wei
Ant Financial to Make Smart Medical Tech With B-Soft

Ant Financial to Make Smart Medical Tech With B-Soft

Alibaba-affiliated fintech firm Ant Financial will partner Chinese medical software maker B-Soft to create fiscal tech solutions for hospitals.

Jun 14, 2018
Tang Shihua

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