Meituan tests delivery robots in Beijing and Shenzhen

By Chris Udemans

Sep 3, 20191 min read A Meituan delivery person on his bike in Shanghai on March 23, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)Lifestyle services giant Meituan is testing robot food delivery in Beijing and Shenzhen, as the company seeks to reduce oper…

Meituan starts recruitment drive for mapping services

By Jill Shen

Aug 15, 20191 min read Screenshots showing a list of engineering positions for map services posted by Meituan on a Chinese online recruitment platform (Image credit: TechNode)Meituan Dianping has started hiring for its new mapping and navigation ser…

Didi opens up app to rival ride-hailing services

By Chris Udemans

Jul 15, 20191 min read Ride-hailing platform Didi will allow users to book rides operated by other companies within its app, the company said in a statement on Monday. The move follows Meituan’s recent foray into ride aggregation services.Why i…