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Former Baidu Chief Scientist To Join Woebot

Andrew Ng, former Baidu chief scientist and an artificial intelligence expert, will reportedly join Woebot, a chatbot developer, as chairman.The chatbot developed by Woebot...

Chinese-backed Investment Company To Acquire Former GPU Supplier For Apple

Chinese-backed private equity investment company Canyon Bridge will invest EUR550 million, which is about USD743.2 million, to acquire Imagination, Apple's former GPU supplier.Imagination had...

Former IBM Watson Chief Scientist Joins JD

Zhou Bowen, an authoritative scientist in the artificial intelligence sector, joined e-commerce firm JD as vice president of JD Group.In his new role, Zhou...

Nintendo, Tencent Reach Deal For Arena Of Valor

Japan's Nintendo reached an agreement with China's Tencent to launch Tencent's popular game "Arena of Valor" on Nintendo's Switch this winter."Arena of Valor", with...

Dome To Fully Acquire Letv Game

Chinese mobile game developer and operator Dome announced plans to acquire Letv Game in cash; however, no financial details were revealed.LeEco's Letv Zhixin indirectly...

Asus Targets Silicon Valley Start-ups With New Venture Capital

Taiwanese electronics giant Asus has cooperated with Fenox Venture Capital in founding a USD50 million venture capital fund to promote emerging Silicon Valley start-ups...

China's Forgame Taps Fintech With Acquisition

Chinese mobile games and web games developer and publisher Forgame is acquiring Jianlc.cn, an Internet financial management platform, as the company pivots its development...

DJI Offers USD30,000 Bug Bounty For App Vulnerabilities

Chinese drone maker DJI is looking for security loopholes in their flight control software and programmers who find the loopholes could gain a bug...

Alphabet Is Hiring AI Talent In China

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is doing recruitment in China as it seeks development in this marketplace.The recruitment page lists at least 20...

Huawei Upgrades Cloud Business To First Tier Within Organization

Huawei is elevating its cloud services business unit as a sign that it is focusing dedicated resources to the growth of cloud computing.The China-based...

China's Kingsoft Reports Quarterly Operating Revenue Of CNY1.284 Billion

Kingsoft published its unaudited performance report for the second quarter of 2017 stating that the company achieved operating revenue of about CNY1.284 billion, a...

China Development Bank Inks Tencent Fintech Deal

China Development Bank and Tencent signed a strategic cooperation agreement on "Internet plus" for development of finance services.The term "Internet plus" refers to projects...

Kalends' Online Game Net Profit Up 57.5% In China

Shenzhen-listed Chinese Internet game distributor Kalends achieved net profit of CNY384 million, a year-on-year increase of 57.5%, according to its semi-annual report for the...

DJI Cooperates With 3DR For Enterprise Drone Platform

Drone maker DJI has reached a deal with its old competitor 3DR, an American drone start-up, in enterprise drone platform development.Under the deal, 3DR...

Tencent Will Terminate Downloading Service On September 6

QQ Cyclone, Tencent's tool for downloading files, has published an online notice stating that due to business development adjustments QQ Cyclone will stop operation...

Tencent Invests In UK Game Developer

Chinese Internet giant Tencent made a strategic investment of GBP17.7 million, which is about CNY156.3 million, into the UK game developer Frontier Developments.Tencent purchased...

Baidu, Microsoft Team To Promote Smart Cloud Businesses For Automobiles

Baidu and Microsoft jointly announced that the two parties will implement cooperation in the intelligent cloud services market to promote the development and popularity...

Aussie Big Data Company Names New Hong Kong Chief

ASX-listed Isentia, a global big data company focusing on media monitoring and analyses, has named Alex Yu as the new general manager for its...

Tencent Invests CNY450 Million In TCL Smart TV Subsidiary

Chinese TV maker TCL announced that its smart TV subsidiary FFalcon Technology has introduced Tencent as a strategic investor.Tencent invested CNY450 million in acquiring...

Microsoft Appoints New COO For China

Microsoft announced that Horace Chow, general manager for Microsoft Hong Kong, will replace Philippe Rogge to be Microsoft's chief operating officer for the China...

Amazon Launches Customized Kindles With China Mobile

Amazon is working with China Mobile's subsidiary Migu to launch the world's first joint-brand Kindle e-book reader.With a retail price of CNY658, this new...
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