This picture taken on November 12, 2013 shows workers checking the deliveries at an express delivery company in Beijing. Chinese shoppers spent a record 35.0 billion yuan (USD5.7 billion) at the country's biggest online marketplaces Tmall and Taobao, the two shopping platforms of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, on Singles' Day on November 11 – the festival created by e-tailers to persuade the loveless to console themselves with retail therapy – the state-run Economic Information Daily reported. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Li Ka-shing bets on Hong Kong AI start-up that understands Chinese dialects

Fano Labs represents the latest artificial intelligence start-up to receive funding from Horizons Ventures, Li’s private investment arm

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This picture taken on November 12, 2013 shows workers checking the deliveries at an express delivery company in Beijing. Chinese shoppers spent a record 35.0 billion yuan (USD5.7 billion) at the country's biggest online marketplaces Tmall and Taobao, the two shopping platforms of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, on Singles' Day on November 11 – the festival created by e-tailers to persuade the loveless to console themselves with retail therapy – the state-run Economic Information Daily reported. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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