Platforms & Hi-Tech

Platforms & Hi-Tech

Taobao and JD.com sellers livestream product pitches to boost sales

E-commerce sellers are using video to livestream product pitches – a phenomenon akin to America’s Home Shopping Network or the QVC […]

20/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

China’s mobile payments reach US$12.8 trillion in transactions

The cashless future is here – in China. Mobile payments soared last year, reaching US$12.8 trillion from January to October […]

20/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

New smart toys for children who love technology

Even the toy industry is renewed and there are many technological innovations as smartwatches that keeps youngsters connected or a […]

20/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

China wants to become a leader in facial recognition

Facial recognition technology has become a part of daily life in the world’s second-largest economy. In fact China uses facial […]

20/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

WeChat luxury brands make five new year’s resolutions

As WeChat’s annual conference in Guangzhou approaches, thousands of people await new app developments. Four strategists that help Chinese luxury […]

19/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

China Lunar New Year is hi-tech, from digital red packets to augmented-reality filters

China, with the world’s largest internet population and smartphone market, also has the biggest app economy, that will make the […]

17/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

Traditional car manufacturers watch out! Chinese start-ups are coming

China’s car market is changing fast. Now the buzzwords of the Chinese auto market are “new energy” “connected” and “autonomous”, […]

15/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

JD.com logistics arm raises US$2.5 billion for automation, drones, and robots

JD.com is the ever-ready challenger to Alibaba’s e-commerce empire, but a new round of funding has injected it with impressive […]

14/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

Tencent and NetEase to share exclusive music licenses

Streaming music platforms Tencent Music and NetEase Music inked a deal to share 99% of their exclusively held music licenses, […]

13/02/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

Chinese ride-hailing app Didi expands abroad with smart city projects

Did Chuxing, the Chinese ride-hailing app that famously took over Uber’s operations in China in 2016, is planning to enter […]

12/02/2018