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SWITCH 2020 recap: China’s shoppertainment craze – Is the social commerce livestream hitting its ceiling?

Livestream e-commerce has reached dizzying sales figures, and optimism is rife. However,  the sector may have hit its limit. The hype around livestreamed e-commerce is threatening…

SWITCH 2020 recap: Mobility insights in China – Is China’s EV industry thriving or diving?

Chinese carmakers have long sought to expand overseas amid Beijing’s ambition to build a world-class auto industry, and the baton has now been passed to young Electric Vehicle…

SWITCH Southeast Asia startups at a crossroad yay or nay to Chinese investments and partnerships

SWITCH 2020 recap: The Southeast Asia dynamic with Chinese investments and partnerships

For many China tech companies, Southeast Asia is both a second market and, increasingly, the most important global office—a home away from home. With the ongoing geopolitical…

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ORIGIN 2020 | Everything you need to know about livestreaming eCommerce

Taobao Live, the e-commerce livestreaming platform, raked in $7.5 billion within 30 minutes of starting presales for 11/11 Singles Day. This phenomenal figure attests to the…

ORIGIN 2020 | Digital health gaining momentum

The healthcare transformation will come about on two fronts, said a biopharmaceutical executive speaking at TechNode Global’s ORIGIN 2020 conference on Wednesday. First, “There…

ORIGIN 2020 | Cash is king for survival

Cash is king and survival is key for startups, which should focus on maintaining good cash visibility and looking creatively at what levers they can pull to generate cash,…

ORIGIN 2020 | Big opportunities for plant based food

TechNode Global gathered three industry experts at its ORIGIN 2020 conference for a discussion on “Harvest the future: Big opportunities for plant-based food.” Panel moderator…

China’s iQiyi ramps up Southeast Asia expansion

After its very quiet rollout in Malaysia midway through 2019, followed by Indonesia a little while later, some might have forgotten that Chinese streamer iQiyi has ambitions to…

Singapore AI experts share insights at WAIC 2020

Hosted by the Shanghai government, the annual World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC)’s mission is to provide a global platform for current and future AI innovation…

World AI Conference 2020 goes live on July 9 – 11

Organized by the Shanghai government, the annual World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC)’s mission is to provide a global platform for current and future AI innovation…