Meet Startup @ TW
Traffic & Logistic
[Reprint] Chinese electric carmakers might not be ready, but the money is
In recent years, a raft of Chinese entrepreneurs have been going around pitching and fundraising for their electric vehicle startups, but consumers haven’t seen much of those promises materialize until recently. On October 12, XPeng Motors unveiled its fi
[Reprint] Baidu signs strategic partnership agreements to accelerate autonomous driving
Chinese tech giant Baidu announced signing strategic cooperation agreements with two of China’s leading automotive companies, BAIC Group and Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd. (“King Long”). Baidu and BAIC Group, one of the largest auto
[Reprint] JD rolls out driverless trucks to add to its logistics service
JD on Thursday announced that it is cooperating with SAIC MAXUS and Dongfeng Motor Corporation to roll out driverless trucks, local media are reporting. JD said that the government’s transportation unit is running road tests for the trucks.
[Reprint] Alibaba ups the ante in logistics, gaining a controlling stake in Cainiao
China’s biggest e-commerce site Alibaba just announced an additional $807 million investment in Cainiao Network, lifting its holding in the logistics affiliate from 47% to a controlling stake of 51%. The giant will, in turn, be able to beef up its capacit
[Reprint] Baidu announces RMB 10 billion yuan fund for autonomous driving and launches Apollo 1.5
Baidu’s self-driving vehicle platform Apollo, known as the “Android of the auto industry” for its open source code has gotten its first update. The platform— designed to speed up speeding up self-driving development and boost cooperation between automotiv
[Reprint] Microsoft joins Baidu's “Android for autonomous driving
Shortly after revealing a partnership with Baidu’s Apollo Project, Microsoft announced Tuesday further details of the tie-up. The US internet behemoth will provide cloud infrastructure services via Azure to Apollo’s partners outside of China.
[Reprinted] The World Congress on Information Technology coming back to Taiwan!
WCIT 2017 being set to be hosted in Taipei, #Taiwan during 10th ~ 13th September, it is not difficult to link Taiwan with the topic of smart city. The island has received multiple recognition by organizations such as the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF),
End of the Road? The Uber dilemma in Taiwan
In the latest episode of what now seems like a never-ending saga, Uber has announced a moratorium on its Taiwanese operations earlier this month due to record-breaking fines.
Uber Suspends Operations in Taiwan Part 2
Uber will suspend operations in Taiwan next week amid an ongoing regulatory battle with the government.
10 months
Uber Suspends Operations in Taiwan Part 1
Uber will suspend operations in Taiwan next week amid an ongoing regulatory battle with the government.
10 months
New Amendments Leave Uber Facing Growing Fines in Taiwan
Taiwan’s Presidential Office announced on January 6th that new amendments to the Highway Act have officially gone into effect that will substantially increase the penalties on the popular ride-hailing company Uber and its drivers.
10 months
Self-Driving Cars – On Autopilot to Success?
Seven years ago, when Google announced its ambitions to substitute human drivers with autonomous technology, many were doubtful. At best, the program would spawn some minor technological advantages; at worst, it would fizzle out. But in 2013, when Tesla a
11 months