Tag "WeChat"

Image recognition, mini apps, QR codes: how China uses tech to sort its waste

July 5, 2019 0

China’s war on garbage is as digitally savvy as the country itself. Think QR codes attached to trash bags that allow a municipal government to

WeChat bans Microsoft’s Chinese chatbot as China tightens censorship of online speech

July 4, 2019 0

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China’s Alipay adds sought-after beauty filters to face-scan payments

July 3, 2019 0

In China, striving for accuracy in a piece of facial recognition software isn’t enough. As Alibaba’s e-wallet affiliate Alipay has recently demonstrated, the way software

WeChat wants to own tourism

July 3, 2019 0

MyHelsinki is a first stab at intermediating Chinese tourism dollars Rita Liao 9 hours When people travel, they usually have a list of apps installed

Is WeChat too big to escape from even amid privacy concerns?

June 29, 2019 0

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Cartier, Bulgari and other luxury brands are flocking to WeChat

June 24, 2019 0

Not long ago, people in China would need to visit a posh, stylish mall for luxury shopping. That’s rapidly changing as high-end brands race to

TikTok parent Bytedance is reportedly working on its own smartphone

May 28, 2019 0

It’s been a busy couple of months for Bytedance, one of the world’s most valuable startups and the operator of globally popular video app TikTok.

TikTok owner ByteDance’s long-awaited chat app is here

May 20, 2019 0

In WeChat-dominated China, there’s no shortage of challengers out there claiming to create an alternative social experience. The latest creation comes from ByteDance, the world’s

WeChat execs raise strategy concerns on potential exit of Allen Zhang

May 18, 2019 0

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India’s most popular services are becoming super apps

May 11, 2019 0

Truecaller, an app that helps users screen strangers and robocallers, will soon allow users in India, its largest market, to borrow up to a few