Friday , September 21 2018
Home / China (page 20)

China

Google is quietly formulating a new strategy for China – TechCrunch

Google is quietly formulating a new strategy for China – TechCrunch Google is slowing piecing together a strategy for China to ensure that it doesn’t miss out on the growth of technology in the world’s largest country. It’s been months in the making through a series of gradual plays, but further …

Read More »

China’s SenseTime, the world’s highest-valued AI startup, closes $620M follow-on round – TechCrunch

China’s SenseTime, the world’s highest-valued AI startup, closes $620M follow-on round – TechCrunch SenseTime, the world’s highest-valued AI company with a valuation of over $4.5 billion, is back in the money again. The company raised $600 million in an Alibaba-led financing round announced last month, and now it has added …

Read More »

Trump’s visa restrictions aimed at Chinese STEM students to start in June – TechCrunch

Trump’s visa restrictions aimed at Chinese STEM students to start in June – TechCrunch In a policy change set for next month, the State Department is moving to shorten visas for Chinese STEM students. While most visas are issued for the longest possible length of time under law, the new …

Read More »

Uber’s European rival Taxify raises $175M led by Daimler at a $1B valuation – TechCrunch

Uber’s European rival Taxify raises $175M led by Daimler at a $1B valuation – TechCrunch There’s a new unicorn in the global ride-hailing space after Taxify, a startup born in Estonia that does battle with Uber across Europe and Africa, closed $175 million in new funding that takes it valuation …

Read More »

U.S. announces timeline for 25% tariff on Chinese tech products – TechCrunch

U.S. announces timeline for 25% tariff on Chinese tech products – TechCrunch After significant back-and-forth over the past few months, the White House intends to follow through with a pledge to place tariffs on imported Chinese technology goods while also tightening restrictions on investments by Chinese firms into American companies. …

Read More »

Baidu’s ‘Wikipedia’ Now Logs Revisions on a Blockchain

Baidu’s ‘Wikipedia’ Now Logs Revisions on a Blockchain Baidu Baike, the Chinese search giant’s equivalent to Wikipedia, is now using blockchain technology to record items’ revision histories in a move aimed to bring transparency and traceability to the online service. Although Baidu has not publicly announced the integration, searches on the …

Read More »

Alibaba Group agrees to sell several Tmall healthcare categories to subsidiary Alibaba Health – TechCrunch

Alibaba Group agrees to sell several Tmall healthcare categories to subsidiary Alibaba Health – TechCrunch Alibaba Group announced today that it has agreed to sell several of the healthcare categories on Tmall, its B2C shopping platform, to digital healthcare subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology. In exchange, Alibaba Group will receive …

Read More »