Briefing: Geely launches premium electric car brand 'Geometry'

China's Geely launches new electric car brand 'Geometry' - Reuters What happened: Chinese automaker Geely, which holds…


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Briefing: Chinese surveillance cameras in UK parliament spark concerns

Cameras linked to Chinese government stir alarm in UK parliament - The Intercept What happened: Security firm Hikvision…


Baidu president named as a defendant in US lawsuit against EV maker Nio

Baidu president of new business Zhang Yaqin has become embroiled in a class action lawsuit against Chinese electric…


Briefing: Thieves fool smartphone facial recognition to steal Chinese man's life savings

Sleeping Chinese man robbed of US$1,800 as smartphone’s facial recognition system is caught napping - South China…


Jia Yueting teases new Faraday Future EV after tie up with Chinese gaming firm

Faraday Future's V9 as posted on Weibo by company CEO Jia Yueting (Image credit: Jia Yueting). Jia Yueting, CEO of…


Briefing: Hong Kong Google AI ethics board member raises AI concerns

People need to wake up to dangers of AI, warns Google ethics adviser - South China Morning Post What happened: A Hong…


Self-driving cars traveled 150,000 kilometers in Beijing in 2018

(Image credit: BigStock/Akarat Phasura) Autonomous vehicles (AVs) traveled more than 150,000 kilometers on Beijing's…


Briefing: Google blocks ads for VPN review sites in China

Google blocks China ads that help bypass censorship - Financial Times What happened: Google has stopped promoting ads…


Briefing: Google is committed to the US military, not China: Trump

Trump: Google is committed to US not the Chinese military - BBC News What happened: US President Donald Trump has said…


Geely and Daimler form EV joint venture to develop Smart

Chinese automaker Geely will purchase a 50% stake in Daimler’s Smart car division, as the German manufacturer seeks to…