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Alibaba announces A.I. chip unit, new Intel IoT edge partnership

UPDATED Chinese ecommerce and technology giant Alibaba has announced that it is to set up a dedicated chip subsidiary. It aims to launch its first self-developed...

Retail IoT: Amazon to open 3,000 checkout-free stores | Sector analysis

Amazon is reportedly considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new Amazon Go cashier-less convenience stores worldwide. The concept could see the retail...

Waymo sets up new driverless vehicle division in China

As the trade war rages between Washington and Beijing, Waymo has confirmed that it has decided to join Tesla by opening operations in China...

Retail IoT: The new cashier-free stores transforming shopping

Cashier-free stores are shaping up to be the future of retail – but that future is likely to be led by China, as Jessica...

Bringing home the bacon: Alibaba brings AI platform to pig farming

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has officially launched an agricultural AI platform, ET Agricultural Brain, to allow farmers to better monitor, understand, and react to the...

Australia announces new laws for autonomous vehicles

Transport ministers have announced new, purpose-designed legislation to allow autonomous vehicles to take to the road in Australia. The new laws, set to be in...

How startups aim to help retailers beat Amazon and Alibaba at...

The cashier-less store space is currently dominated by Amazon and China's Alibaba. But, as Scott Thompson reports, a number of startups have entered the...

Alibaba brings smart assistant to Daimler, Audi and Volvo cars

Chinese retail giant Alibaba has signed a deal with Daimler, Audi, and Volvo for the use of its smart assistant in their cars. The solution,...

Why Alibaba’s ‘New Retail’ revolution is all about AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being implemented as a part of Alibaba’s New Retail strategy, blending the online and offline worlds to create seamless...

Retail: Walmart aims for majority stake in India’s Flipkart

US retail giant Walmart is reportedly closing in on purchasing a majority stake in Flipkart, India’s leading ecommerce brand and its most valuable startup. The predicted...

Baidu hits the road against Alibaba with driverless food deliveries

Search and AI giant Baidu is collaborating with Meituan-Dianping to deliver food to China's towns and cities via driverless cars. Baidu and Meituan are set to...

Retail IoT: Why AI is the big opportunity | Special report

There was initial scepticism about AI in retail, but it is now generating considerable buzz, with companies realising that the technology is here to...
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