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Gong Yu, chief executive of video-streaming giant iQiyi. said AI can help turn long screenplays into short word outlines but writers and directors are still needed.

Salesman Philip Paxson’s family is suing the tech giant for negligence, saying it had been informed of the collapse but failed to update its navigation system.


The change in leadership at miHoYo comes at a time when the Shanghai-based firm has become the main challenger to Tencent Holdings and NetEase in the world’s largest video gaming market.

The 10 Asian digital payment services now supported by Ant’s ‘Alipay+-in-China’ programme cover a total population of more than 175 million in Southeast and East Asia.

Canberra has given the likes of Tinder, Bumble and Hinge until June 30 to develop a voluntary code of conduct or be forced to make changes through legislation.


Microsoft says artificial intelligence usage on its Azure cloud platform jumped sevenfold in Hong Kong in the past six months, with demand growing despite US-China tensions.


This initiative underscores Shenzhen’s ambition to become China’s autonomous vehicle tech hub, more than a year after the city rolled out the country’s first dedicated regulations for intelligent connected cars.


The Chinese version of TikTok is expanding to 24 new markets including Shenzhen and Tianjin to capture a larger slice of China’s lucrative food delivery pie.


Didi posted a 52.6 per cent year-on-year jump in second-quarter revenue to US$6.6 billion on the back of strong demand at both its core mainland China and international operations.

The lender aims to cut down on paper use in its 24 local branches to save 1 million sheets of paper a year, as it goes all-in on promoting its mobile banking app, according to a senior executive.

Ant Group’s foray into the LLM arena underscores the increased competition among China’s Big Tech firms to help the country close the gap with the West in building innovative generative artificial intelligence services.

The Chinese internet giant’s foundation artificial intelligence model provides a range of functions, including image creation, copywriting and text recognition, that can be applied in multiple industries.

CNKI was found to have collected user data without consent, including non-essential personal data, adding to a US$12.6 million antitrust fine last year.


The industry’s aggregate profits rose 29.1 per cent year on year to US$11 billion in the January-to-July period, led by the e-commerce and on-demand local services market segments.

The proposed ban on imports under US$100 in value won’t be easy to implement. But it may have more to do with next year’s elections than protecting small businesses.

PDD Holdings revenue rose a stronger-than-expected 66 per cent after the company behind hit shopping app Temu spent to boost growth at home and abroad to counter a bumpy post-pandemic recovery.

The tool includes unlimited use of OpenAI’s GPT-4, as well as data encryption and a guarantee that the start-up won’t use customer data for model training.


The budget shopping app operator faces tough competition in Southeast Asia against larger rivals such as Alibaba’s Lazada, ByteDance’s TikTok Shop and Singapore-based Shopee.

While there is currently no timeline for the roll-out of local ChatGPT-like services in mainland China, Baidu chief executive Robin Li said the country’s artificial intelligence trend was ‘very promising’.


TikTok owner ByteDance said it will shut down a cloud album app it launched nearly eight years ago, leaving users rushing to download years of photos and videos.