Apple CEO Tim Cook had nothing but high praise for Didi Chuxing CEO Jean Liu in an exert he wrote about her for Time magazine. Liu was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people of 2017. Cook, who sits on Didi’s board, was asked to write about Liu and said that her taxi-hailing startup […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote a profile of Didi Chuxing president Jean Liu as part of the "TIME 100 Most Influential People" special, offering insight into Apple's investment in the Chinese ride-hailing service.
Didi Chuxing president Jean Liu has been named one of TIME's 2017 most influential people, and Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote an excerpt about her for the magazine. In it, Cook calls Liu a "disrupter" for building a transportation platform that offers "convenience and flexibility" to millions of commuters. Show More Summary
As part of TIME's list of the world's 100 most influential people, Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote about Didi Chuxing president Jean Liu. Calling her "a disrupter", Cook praised her and her team for their work on big data algorithms that could...Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook has penned a short piece on Didi Chuxing president Jean Liu for Time’s 100 Most Influential People feature, and in it he shares his vision for the company in which Apple invested $1 billion last year. Cook first explained...Show More Summary
Chinese ridesharing service Didi Chuxing Technology Co. is considering raising a new $6 billion investment SoftBank Group Corp., according to a report published Tuesday. Bloomberg claims that the round, which would dilute the shareholding...Show More Summary
SoftBank has approached China’s Didi Chuxing about investing roughly $6 billion to help the ride-hailing firm expand in self-driving car technologies.
Japanese tech giant SoftBank is reportedly in talks to back a $6 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, a move that could dilute stakes of existing backers like Apple.
Having bought out Uber in China, the company now wants SoftBank of Japan to join in a multibillion-dollar investment round, people familiar with the talks say.
Didi Chuxing, the largest ride sharing app in China, is deliberating a proposed $6 billion investment backed by SoftBank Group, according to a report in Bloomberg. Read More
In late 2015, an "anti-Uber alliance" was formed between four global ride hailing companies. Now at least two of those partners have quietly dropped out. Lyft and China's Didi Chuxing's roaming arrangement, to allow users to book rides...Show More Summary
Chinese ridesharing leader Didi Chuxing has opened a Silicon Valley research hub, where it will join the race with other tech companies for autonomous driving.
Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing took over operations in China from its rival Uber technologies Inc. in 2016 after the latter reportedly lost large sums of money in China that threatened its world-wide operations. The company just moved into Silicon Valley. Show More Summary
Didi Chuxing's new R&D center will look into the use of artificial intelligence in security and intelligent driving technologies.
Last year, Apple invested $1 billion in the Chinese Uber competitor Didi Chuxing, receiving a seat on the company’s board as well. According to a report from Recode, Didi Chuxing is today opening a new artificial intelligence lab right in Apple’s backyard… more… Filed under: Apple
Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. Didi Chuxing’s deal to acquire Uber China seemingly left the Chinese ride-hailing giant as the last man standing and therefore sole winner of China’s vast ride-sharing market. However, Didi’s success has also served to open new opportunities for other… Read More
Didi Chuxing has been testing an English interface and foreign credit cards after unveiling a new global division.
Temasek, Singapore’s state-owned investment firm, has jumped into China’s on-demand cycle war after it backed MoBike. China’s ride-sharing war is last year’s news. The big battle between Uber and Didi Chuxing is essentially over after the latter agreed to buy the former’s China-based business. The new startup drama du jour is in bikes — services that let… Read More
China's top (and pretty much monopolist) taxi app, Didi Chuxing, is quietly trialing an English version. The app, which doesn't even have an English listing in the App Store yet, started showing English translations to some users, according...Show More Summary