Briefing: Huawei's $200 million contract for Perth trains confirmed

Huawei contract for Perth trains confirmed by WA Government despite US-China fight - ABC What happened: The Australian…


Alibaba debuts a chatbot to tackle robocalls

(Image credit: Alibaba) A smart assistant recently launched by Alibaba may be one way to avoid aggravating and…


Briefing: E-commerce complaints surged 126% in 2018: regulator

2018年网购投诉同比增长126% - CCTV.com What happened: Chinese e-commerce players are facing rising fury from local customers.…


Baidu president the first to retire in bid to reinvent

Baidu president Zhang Yaqin (Image credit: Baidu). Baidu unveiled its executive retirement plan on Friday with the aim…


Briefing: Auto platform Uxin narrows losses on swelling used car sales

优信2018年Q4总营收11.367亿元,同比增长61.6% - Jiemian What happened: Chinese online used car seller Uxin reported strong revenue…


Pinduoduo losses in fourth quarter 2018 disappoint

Huang Zheng, Pinduodup founder and CEO (Image credit: Pinduoduo). Pinduoduo share prices tumbled 17.5% on Wednesday…


Beijing regulators censures Meituan, Dianping, Ele.me for food safety

Beijing government agencies rebuked five Chinese online food delivery players for allowing unlicensed restaurants on…


JD.com employees to work '995' schedules as pressures mount

Richard Liu, founder and CEO of JD.com (Image credit: JD.com) Employees of Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com have…


Briefing: Facebook AI executive joins Alibaba

Caffe Pioneer & AI Infrastructure Director Leaves Facebook - Synced What happened: Facebook AI Infrastructure…


SenseTime facial recognition system to alert fatigued Shanghai bus drivers

(Image credit: SenseTime) A number of bus drivers in Shanghai can now count on alerts from an artificial intelligence…