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China Daily Brief

China Tech Daily Briefing (16 Mar)

Mar 16, 2019 by The Passage Team
China Tech Daily Briefing (16 Mar)
  1. Social e-commerce app Red tests new short-video product Hey.

  2. Online tutoring platform 51Talk earns USD 44.4 million in revenue in Q4 2018, grows 14.4% year-on-year.

  3. Ant Financial CEO Jing Xiandong says Japan is the fastest growing market for Alipay.

  4. WeChat Pay's retail payment feature "scan & go" wins gold prize at German iF Design Award 2019.

  5. Voice recognition startup AISpeech ties up with IoT platform Tuya Smart to work on products, like the AI speaker.

  6. China Mobile partners with Huawei, aids first 5G-powered remote surgery in China coordinated between Beijing and Hainan.

  7. Alibaba introduces anti-harassment smartphone service to let AI robots receive unwanted advertising calls.

  8. Led by Warburg Pincus, liquor B2B ecommerce platform Yijiupi raises USD 100 million in D+ round.

(Reported by Mengjuan Li, intern with the Passage

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