Posts Tagged ‘smart home’

Baidu’s Latest Acquisition Strengthens Its Smart Home Services

Smart home technology company Raven Tech is reportedly being bought by Chinese search engine Baidu for an undisclosed sum. Chinese …


IoT Smart Home Development Boost As Midea Joins With Huawei

smart homeThe southern Chinese city of Shunde in Guangdong was the site last week for Huawei’s consumer business CEO Yu Chengdong …


Tencent’s Qkey Promotes Its Secure Payment Authentication

Tencent QkeyChinese Internet company Tencent launched its smart bracelet product named Qkey with a feature that grants the user payment authentication …


What Interests Alibaba And Foxconn About SoftBank’s Robot Subsidiary?

Alibaba Group announced that the company and Taiwan-based Foxconn have made strategic investments of JPY14.5 billion, which is about CNY732 million, into SoftBank Robotics Holdings Corporation. Under the agreement signed by the three parties, Alibaba and Foxconn will hold a 20% stake in SBRH, respectively; while SoftBank will own the remaining 60%. Alibaba, Foxconn and […]


Chinese Internet Security Company Forms Smart Home Partnership

The Internet of Things is expanding quickly in China, as Chinese Internet security provider Qihoo 360 and real estate developer Huayuan Group have now formed a strategic partnership to promote secure smart home services. Financial terms and organizational details of the new arrangement have not been released by either company. The firms will design and […]


Qihoo 360 Invests CNY200 Million For Internet Smart Router JV

Following its recent partnership with Coolpad for smartphone development, Chinese Internet security software provider Qihoo 360 has now announced a new smart hardware joint venture project.


Lenovo’s Internet Business Platform Unveils Smart Consumer Products

Lenovo Group announced in Beijing that the company has launched an Internet business platform named Lenovo New Business Development and the platform also released the first batch of three innovative products: smart glasses, smart air purifier, and smart router. Adopting equity participation and collaboration methods, Lenovo NBD opens its software and hardware development, market, channel, […]