Nothing founder Carl Pei on making innovation fun and the importance of calm technology
Carl Pei, co-founder of phone maker Nothing, on the importance of “calm technology” and why he’s trying to disrupt a staid market.
New entrants are challenging Meituan’s grip on China’s booming local life services sector
With its peak daily order volume for food deliveries surpassing 60 million last year, Meituan continues to sit pretty at the top of the tree when it comes to China’s local life services sector. The app spans everything from movie tickets and restaurant bookings to medical appointments, and recorded a total of 677.9 million users…
Continental exec shares ways to be successful in China’s EV race
“I don’t think we have to turn ourselves into a new Baidu,” said Continental’s Frank Petznick.
Baidu and Huawei take on global giants with new in-car software offerings at Auto Shanghai 2023
Chinese tech giants are competing with established global auto parts suppliers to help automakers develop in-car software and assistant driving features.
Chinese carmakers showed up big time at Auto Shanghai 2023
The growing presence of Chinese brands reflected the mounting pressure on global majors and also new makers such as Tesla, a notable absence at this year’s Auto Shanghai.
Five Chinese social platforms for brands to win over in 2023
In 2022, the marketing goals of many brands focused on ensuring a more predictable growth. But to succeed in China’s changing digital landscape in 2023, investing in an overarching marketing strategy across all digital media and e-commerce platforms will not work. Instead, brands should focus on a few essential platforms and utilize new features on…
Love in the time of ChatGPT: Chinese youths find romance in AI chatbots
A growing population of young netizens in China are developing deeper relationships with AI services. Some have started romantic relations.
Nio bets big on battery swap stations amid growing EV price war
Most owners are turning to battery swapping rather than charging as the main solution to refuel their EVs, said senior Nio executives.
Why are AI models getting cheaper as they improve?
As AI technology develops, large-scale AI models such as GPT are seeing falling costs. So why are AI models becoming more affordable?
How brands can better navigate the 2023 e-commerce landscape in China
With Douyin and Pinduoduo shifting towards mature e-commerce models and WeChat bursting into the scene, companies looking to up their e-commerce game in China need a diverse set of strategies.
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