Meet Startup @ TW
Startup Landscape
[Reprint] Alipay Opens Future Pharmacy Supporting Facial Recognition Payment in Zhengzhou
Alipay has launched the first Future Pharmacy with local Zhangzhongjing Pharmacy in Zhengzhou, Henan Province.
[Reprint] Tencent and China Unicom Launch eSIM Card with Blockchain-based Authentication
Tencent and China Unicom, a state-owned telecommunications operator, have launched the TUSI SIM card which implements new identity authentication standards for the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. The Tencent TUSI (Tencent User Security Infrastructure)
[Reprint] Alibaba Cloud's FY2018 Results Inspire Optimism
Investment bank and financial services company Morgan Stanely has increased Alibaba Cloud’s valuation from $39 billion to $68 billion. It said it expects the cloud computing company’s revenue to reach $28.5 billion in 2024.
[Reprint] Ubtech Raises 820 million in Series C Funding Round
Shenzhen-based AI and humanoid robotic company Ubtech has secured $820 million in Series C funding round, our sister site TechNode Chinese is reporting (in Chinese), setting a new financing record for the largest investment raised in a single round by an
[Reprint] Alibaba Is Making Its Own Neural Network Chip
Alibaba is developing its own neural network chip, the Ali-NPU, which will be used in AI applications, such as image video analysis, machine learning, and other scenarios, Yicai is reporting. After the chip is mature, it will provide services for business
[Reprint] Huawei Receives Approval to Sell 5G Base Stations in the EU
Huawei’s 5G base station can now be sold within the EU region. According to a Xinhua News report, Huawei has passed the EU certification authority TÜV SÜD’s verification requirements and become the first company to obtain the CE type examination certifica
[Reprint] After Launching Its Own Chip, Alibaba Buys Chinese AI Chipmaker
After announcing its very own neural network chip, Alibaba has made another step towards strengthening its new AI chips business. The e-commerce giant announced on April 20th that it will fully acquire local chip designer C-SKY , according to QQ News.
Taiwan Security Camera Builder Racks up International Awards
Amaryllo uses artificial intelligence to make security cameras for home safety and for gathering customer information in stores.
NVIDIA Plans to Adapt Graphics Processors for Virtual Reality, AI, Driverless Cars
The Silicon Valley giant’s Taiwanese-born CEO outlined at a March conference his plan for future use of graphics processing units.
Today's Top Tech News, April 11: Appier Integrates Data Analytics with LINE
Also, ZAP inks deal with KFC, Razer Game Store launches, Hmlet expands, and NGVI acquires into fintech and e-commerce
Cashless Payments Come with Security and Privacy Challenges from the Viewpoint of Consumers and Businesses
From ease of use to potential fraud, here are some challenges that might slow us down on the path to being a smart nation