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Topic: Didi Chuxing

After tricking govt regulators, Uber got caught breaking Apple's iOS App Store rules

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.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook touts Didi Chuxing's data gathering abilities, strong community ties

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.

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Apple mulls joining reported SoftBank-backed investment in Didi to avoid dilution of existing stake

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.

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Apple's Tim Cook visits local Chinese businesses, says translated Swift Playgrounds coming soon

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.

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Didi opens self-driving car lab near Apple in California

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.

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Apple granted board seat at Didi Chuxing after $1B investment, report says

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.

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Apple investment in Didi accelerated Uber decision to leave China, report says

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.

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Apple partner Didi Chuxing to buy Uber China for $1 billion

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.

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Didi Chuxing president hints at tech link for Apple's $1 billion investment

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.

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Flush with Apple cash, Didi Chuxing planning US IPO as soon as 2017 - report

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.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook & Didi Chuxing's president tour Beijing Apple Store

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.

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Billion-dollar Didi deal seen as sign Apple's automotive interests go beyond just Maps

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.

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Didi Chuxing president says Apple deal closed in 22 days, talks in progress in several areas

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.

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Apple invests $1B in Chinese ride sharing service Didi Chuxing

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.

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