BMW partners with China Unicom on 5G driverless cars

By Jill Shen

Jul 11, 20191 min read Tmall Genie Voice Assistant in BMW vehicles. (Image credit: BMW)BMW China on Wednesday announced it has teamed up with China Unicom to test autonomous cars using 5G networks, the first partnership between a global automaker an…

Briefing: WeChat Pay adds offline mobile account top-ups

By Emma Lee

Jul 8, 20191 min read 停机断网也能充话费 微信:预计年底上线超20家运营商 – IfengWhat happened: Tencent-backed WeChat Pay has partnered with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom, the three major telecom carriers in China for a service that allows subscribers to top …

Briefing: EU opts for 5G over wifi for driverless cars

By Jill Shen

Jul 8, 20191 min read EU opens road to 5G connected cars in boost to BMW, Qualcomm – ReutersWhat happened: European Union member states on Thursday rejected a European Commission push to adopt wifi technology for connected vehicles systems. The wifi…