The latest vivo X-series flagship smartphones were unveiled in China on November 22. The vivo X90 and X90 Pro are powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 9200 chipset while the X90 Pro+ adopts Qualcomm's brand-new SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
Around the same time as delegates convened in Egypt for COP27, the world's largest shopping festival "11.11 Global Shopping Festival" also kicked off. While sustainable consumption has long been on the agenda against global warming, challenges still persist.
Chinese tech and Internet giant Baidu announced on November 22 its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022, beating market consensus, with Baidu Core's non-GAAP operating profit increasing by 14% year over year.
Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, announced in an email to all employees on November 22 that starting from January 1, 2023, the cash salary of senior managers will be reduced by between 10% and 20%.
On November 22, Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD denied recent rumors that its solid-state batteries are about to be loaded into vehicles and that its sodium-ion batteries are entering the test stage.
The positions of legal representative and chairman of Ant Group's insurance agency company have recently been changed to Zhang Yu, Vice President of Ant Group. This marks another key executive change to the platform since April 2021.
EHang Holdings, a leading autonomous aerial vehicle technology company based in Guangzhou, announced on November 21 its participation in a European Union-funded project called "SBAS (EGNOS) Adoption in Multicopter VTOL Aircraft" (SAMVA).
GNDC, Apple's largest foundry in Shanghai, suspended recruitment of new employees in October, resulting in many factories and production lines standing idle. Luxshare Precision, an Apple supplier in Shenzhen, was reported to be in negotiations regarding the takeover of certain factories.
On November 20, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 opened. From manufacturing, brand marketing, cultural derivatives to event broadcasting, the stadium is full of Chinese elements.
Chinese electric vehicle maker XPeng has recently made a round of adjustments with its P7, P5 and G3i series by reducing the number of models but retaining current configurations and retail sticker prices.
Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD announced on November 21 that it has signed an order for 64 electric buses with Nobina, the largest bus operator in Northern Europe. These vehicles are scheduled to be delivered in the second quarter of 2023.
On November 17, Activision Blizzard suddenly announced that its existing agreement with NetEase will expire on January 23, 2023. Multiple Chinese game developers who are negotiating agency rights with Blizzard Entertainment include Tencent, ByteDance's Nuverse, Perfect World and others.
A preprint submitted by Chinese-American mathematician Thomas Yizhao Hou and his former graduate student and Chinese mathematician Jiajie Chen proved that a particular version of the Euler equations does indeed sometimes fail.
Since October, nearly 20 small and medium-sized digital collection platforms in China have issued announcements regarding scale-backs and liquidations, citing industry risks, low growth rates, stagnated development and other reasons.
The public listing of SVOLT, a Chinese lithium-ion battery systems provider, was approved by the Shanghai Stock Exchange on November 18.
Ozon, one of the first e-commerce companies in Russia, will open a representative office in Shenzhen. The company plans to attract 100,000 Chinese merchants with operations on the platform and expand the transaction volume of goods from the country tenfold by 2024.
Geely, one of China's leading private automotive technology groups, announced on November 17 that it has signed an agreement to license its pure electric Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) to ElectroMobility Poland (EMP), an electric vehicle manufacturer backed by the Polish government.
A fire broke out on November 18 at a BYD factory in the Chinese city of Huizhou, Guangdong Province. No casualties were reported and no inflammable or explosive materials were found in the building, which has a steel frame structure.
Since Yitang (Tom) Zhang published his newest paper on the Landau-Siegel zeros conjecture, the legendary Chinese mathematician has once again entered the spotlight. A recent report from a Chinese media outlet showcased his life and academic details.
Vingroup, the largest private enterprise group in Vietnam, issued a statement on November 18 announcing that the joint venture factory between its battery company, and Gotion High-Tech, a Chinese battery manufacturer, broke ground.