TikTok pledges $250M in cash for Covid-19 relief

By Suzanne Loo

TikTok announced on Thursday that they are committed to playing its role in the mutual support and giving efforts and provide concrete relief to those most affected by this crisis.

Among the efforts TikTok will be supporting with cash contributions …

WeChat to support Covid-19 Global Hackathon

By Suzanne Loo

WeChat, China’s most used social platform, announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with major technology platforms including Devpost, Facebook and Microsoft to invite developers to a global hackathon in order to help the fight against the coronavi…

Tencent tracks student health with QR codes

By Lavender Au

Tencent has announced a health QR code system for students returning to school. 

Why it matters: Many provinces have announced staggered school and university restart dates with Jiangsu province the first to announce re…

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of delivery robots

By Jill Shen

Mar 11, 20206 min read JD’s unmanned delivery van on Wuhan street (Image credit: JD)As China ramped up its efforts to counter the spread of Covid-19, delivery robots have garnered newfound attention.
The novel coronavirus, first reported in late Dec…