Huawei, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo are reportedly collaborating on an app platform for overseas markets, potentially competing with Google’s Play store.
India’s government has banned Tiktok, Wechat, and 57 other Chinese apps in seeming retaliation for border clashes in the Himalayas.
Xpeng Motors is priming for a public listing in New York where it could raise up to $1.1 billion from high-profile backers including Alibaba and Xiaomi.
India banned another 118 Chinese-made apps, including Tencent’s popular video game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, as border tensions escalated.
Six-year-old Xpeng Motors now has a market capitalization of nearly $15 billion, nearing the size of a number of giant Chinese automakers.
Bytedance is expanding beyond its core businesses in news aggregation and short video into e-commerce, gaming, and search.
Tesla requested access to Xpeng’s entire repository of autonomous-driving source code and clones of its executives’ hard drives.
In launching its proprietary app ecosystem to users outside of China, the tech giant is ratcheting up its competition with Google.