The Chinese capital has authorized delivery robots to begin operating commercially on city streets for the first time.
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Chinese ecommerce giant JD has announced the opening of unmanned store JD.ID X-Mart in Jakarta, Indonesia. The JD.ID X-Mart is said to be the first ever unmanned store in the South East Asian country. This also marks JD’s first attempt to bring its unmanned store technology overseas. The new unmanned store sells everything ranging from fashion and […]
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On May 30, JD launched the first unmanned convenience supermarket for PLA’s Academy of Armored Forces (陆军装甲并学院). JD and land forces’ logistics unit (陆军后勤部) jointly contribute to the technical support of the supermarket. The business itself will be run by the Academy. This is not JD’s first move in China’s “military and civil integration (军民融合)” […]
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JD is very serious about AI and other emerging technologies. The online retailer wants to lead China’s innovations not only in terms of business models but also in technologies. “Technology underscores many facets of our business. It is a big focus for us, in addition to user experience, logistics, and fintech, among other areas,” Zhang […]