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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
Alibaba Emulates Kindle Store With New E-Book App

Alibaba Emulates Kindle Store With New E-Book App

China’s leading e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding has launched a dedicated reading app under its premium Tmall brand, part of…

Jun 13, 2018
Tang Shihua
Canon Wants Its Biggest Business in China, Its Local Chairman Says

Canon Wants Its Biggest Business in China, Its Local Chairman Says

Canon Wants Its Biggest Business in China, Its Local Chairman Says. The Chinese market is crucial, and Canon wants the…

Jun 13, 2018
Xu Wei
China Life, Tencent Computer System to Cooperate on Fintech, Insurance Services

China Life, Tencent Computer System to Cooperate on Fintech, Insurance Services

China Life Insurance Group and Shenzhen Tencent Computer System signed an agreement to cooperate on fintech and insurance services.

Jun 12, 2018
Xu Wei
Xiaomi Unveils AI Robot to Help Kids Learn

Xiaomi Unveils AI Robot to Help Kids Learn

Nuwa Robotics, a startup backed by Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi, has unveiled an artificially intelligent robot that aims to help children learn English, math and even dance moves.

Jun 12, 2018
Liao Shumin
Alibaba Pledges to Help Korean Firms Break Chinese Market

Alibaba Pledges to Help Korean Firms Break Chinese Market

Chinese retail giant Alibaba Group Holding has penned 17 memorandums of understanding with Korean brands as it vows to offer…

Jun 12, 2018
Xu Wei
JD.Com, Suning Among E-Commerce Platforms to Cut Packaging Waste

JD.Com, Suning Among E-Commerce Platforms to Cut Packaging Waste

JD.Com, Suning Among E-Commerce Platforms to Reduce Packaging Waste

Jun 12, 2018
Dou Shicong
Huawei and Audi Plan to Release 5G Autonomous Vehicle by 2020 to Help Improve Road Safety

Huawei and Audi Plan to Release 5G Autonomous Vehicle by 2020 to Help Improve Road Safety

China’s telecoms equipment giant Huawei technologies and German carmaker Audi will jointly develop 5G network vehicles, a senior executive of the Chinese company confirmed.

Jun 11, 2018
Xu Wei

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