Seeking growth, Xiaomi launches $520 5G smartphone

By Wei Sheng

Sep 24, 20192 min read Lei Jun, founder and CEO of Xiaomi, at the Xiaomi 9 Pro launch in Beijing on Sept. 24, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Wei Sheng) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi unveiled the country’s cheapest 5G-compatible smartphone on T…

Beijing, Shanghai lead in global fintech ranking: survey

By Nicole Jao

Sep 20, 20191 min read A border bridge connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen. (Image credit: Bigstock/Askarim)Beijing and Shanghai top the list of cities ranked best for fostering a fintech industry in a study of global financial centers, while four of …

Baidu CEO Robin Li doused in water during speech

By Wei Sheng

Jul 3, 20191 min read (Image credit: Weibo)A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu’s chief executive Robin Li at the opening of the company’s annual developers’ conference on Wednesday.
During his speech at the Baidu Create AI Developer Conference…

Baidu CEO Robin Li doused in water during speech

By Wei Sheng

Jul 3, 20191 min read (Image credit: Weibo)A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu’s chief executive Robin Li at the opening of the company’s annual developers’ conference on Wednesday.
During his speech at the Baidu Create AI Developer Conference…