Topic: Didi Chuxing
04/23/2017, 03:04 pm
In 2014, Uber was discovered to be blocking authorities from seeing its cars in order to evade regulations or bans in a series of locations including Paris, Las Vegas, China and South Korea. The next year, Apple found out Uber was also flouting its iOS developer rules to identify users' devices by hardware ID--and nearly got kicked out of the App Store over it.
04/20/2017, 05:04 pm
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.
03/28/2017, 12:03 am
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.
03/21/2017, 08:03 am
As part of his latest trip to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday visited bike-sharing startup ofo and fitness company Keep, also announcing that a translation of Swift Playgrounds into simplified Chinese will be released tomorrow.
03/08/2017, 06:03 pm
Apple-backed Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi on Wednesday opened an artificial intelligence lab in Mountain View, Calif., where the firm will develop intelligent driving systems and AI-based transportation security.
10/11/2016, 07:10 pm
According to a recently released regulatory filing, Apple received a seat on Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing's board of directors shortly after investing $1 billion in the company.
08/04/2016, 02:08 am
According to a report on Wednesday, Apple's huge $1 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing helped accelerate Uber's decision to pull out of the region, ending a years-long turf war.
08/01/2016, 08:08 am
Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride sharing service that Apple invested $1 billion into, appears to be buying out rival service Uber China for $1 billion plus a promise to invest $1 billion into parent company Uber Global.
05/18/2016, 10:05 am
In a TV interview, Didi Chuxing president Jean Liu dropped more hints about the possible reasons for Apple's $1 billion investment, suggesting a technological connection.
05/16/2016, 10:05 am
Hot on the heels of Apple's $1 billion investment, Chinese ridesharing service Didi Chuxing is hoping to launch an initial public offering in the U.S. stock market in 2017, a report said on Monday.
05/16/2016, 12:05 am
Apple CEO Tim Cook and the president of taxi/ridesharing service Didi Chuxing, Jean Liu, visited an Apple Store in Beijing on Monday morning, just days after Apple's confirmation of a $1 billion investment into Didi.
05/13/2016, 01:05 pm
As rumors of an "Apple Car" continue to grow, the company's $1 billion investment in Chinese ride hailing company Didi Chuxing has further driven speculation that Apple's interest in the automotive market goes far beyond improving its Maps service.
05/13/2016, 09:05 am
Apple's surprise $1 billion investment in Chinese ridesharing service Didi Chuxing was forged in just 22 days, and the two companies are now in talks in several fields, a report said on Friday.
05/12/2016, 10:05 pm
Chinese Uber competitor Didi Chuxing, formerly Didi Kuaiti, on Thursday announced that Apple recently invested $1 billion to become the transportation network's latest big-name strategic partner.