Google continues push into China with launch of WeChat AI game

Google continues push into China with launch of WeChat AI game

Google has launched an AI drawing game as a ‘mini app’ within Tencent’s WeChat messaging platform, as it continues to make overtures towards re-entering the consumer market there. The majority of its products, including its internet search engine, email and app store, are currently blocked by Chinese authorities over censorship concerns. Last year, Google launched […]

Alibaba’s new AI tool can produce thousands of ads a second but it says it won’t replace humans

Alibaba’s new AI tool can produce thousands of ads a second but it says it won’t replace humans

Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba launched an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can write 20,000 lines of advertising copy per second. Businesses advertising on Alibaba’s Tmall, Taobao, Mei.com and 1688.com eCommerce sites can insert a link on one of their product pages and click a “produce smart copy” button to see different advertising ideas. But even though the […]

VisualCamp unveils mobile eye-tracking technology at MWC Shanghai 2018

VisualCamp unveils mobile eye-tracking technology at MWC Shanghai 2018

K-ICT Born2Global Centre, which supports promising technology companies in their efforts to enter overseas markets, announced that member company VisualCamp unveiled their self-developed mobile eye-tracking technology to great fanfare at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 (MWCS18), which took place between June 27 and 29. The mobile eye-tracking technology that VisualCamp unveiled at MWCS18 was designed to enable the approximately three billionsmartphone users from […]

Valentino partners with Alibaba for new online retail experience

Valentino partners with Alibaba for new online retail experience

Alibaba and Valentino have teamed up to launch a 3D online virtual store on the e-commerce giant’s luxury shopping experience, Tmall Luxury Pavilion. The online virtual store will mirror a physical Valentino pop-up store hosted in Beijing’s fashionable Sanlitun District. The experience aims to integrate the online and offline brand experience to create a unique […]

Alibaba to buy remaining shares in food delivery app Ele.me

Alibaba to buy remaining shares in food delivery app Ele.me

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd announced it would buy the remaining shares of Ele.me, a major platform in China’s food delivery market, as it competes with Tencent Holdings Ltd services for offline consumers. Alibaba and affiliate Ant Small & Micro Financial Services Group Co Ltd currently own approximately 43 percent of Ele.me, and the […]

Chinese social media platform WeChat reaches a billion user accounts worldwide

Chinese social media platform WeChat reaches a billion user accounts worldwide

Chinese social media network WeChat, which is used for everything from chatting with friends to booking travel and making payments, has reached a billion user accounts globally, reports the Financial Times. The sheer number of accounts demonstrates the app’s dominance, though it’s important to note that user accounts means the number of accounts, not individual […]

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