China’s Beijing city loosens robotaxi rules for Baidu Apollo Go, Pony.ai

Chinese tech companies Baidu’s Apollo Go and Pony.ai announced Thursday they received permission from Beijing city authorities to remove the safety driver for part of their robotaxi business in a suburban part of the city. Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING – China’s capital city has moved one step closer towards letting … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Alibaba, Apple and more

Signage for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. covers the front facade of the New York Stock Exchange November 11, 2015. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Alibaba, Baidu, JD.com – Shares of the China-based companies fell midday after JPMorgan Chase downgraded the stocks to underweight. Their stocks tumbled 9%, … Read more

US-listed China shares are tumbling again with Alibaba down 5%

China’s economic headwinds and slowing retail sales growth could weigh on Alibaba’s fiscal second quarter earnings when it reports numbers on Thursday. Costfoto | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Shares of Chinese stocks listed in the US are falling Monday as investors reassess their positions amid renewed delisting fears. Last week, the Securities and Exchange … Read more

Tech giants’ latest moves, regulatory action

Citizens try out a virtual reality experience at the opening of Cheonan Qianshu Shopping mall, Shanghai, China, On December 22, 2021. Virtual reality is a key part of the concept of the metaverse. Xing Yun | Costfoto | Future Publishing | Getty Images Imagine this: the metaverse with Chinese characteristics. That’s how the virtual world … Read more