The decade ahead is one anticipated to be swept with technological disruption, as we are digitising every aspect of our day-to-day lives. The way we pay for things makes no exception. GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company has forecast which countries will most likely be the leaders in moving towards a truly cashless society.
Asia-Pacific (APAC) will be the leading region in terms of 5G technology adoption with 1.14 billion subscribers, accounting for 65% of global 5G subscriptions by 2024, according to new research
Digital Knowledge Management platform Yext has teamed up with Baidu Map, Fliggy, CK Map, and PIRT to offer brands ways of reaching Chinese tourists in a region where Google fails to reach.
Apple has warned investors that its revenue over the crucial festive season will be lower than expected, blaming the US-China trade war for disappointing iPhone sales.
Recently, WeChat launched the WeChat Mini Games Creativity Incentives Program to encourage innovation on the platform, including recognizing highly creative games with a "Creativity-Certified" label, better revenue distribution plans, and initial user traffic.
2018 was another big year for digital marketing, with the rise of voice search, AI going mainstream and Walmart buying FlipKart. This was the year that Spotify went public, Huawei overtook iPhone and a video game sparked a dance craze. In this special report, we’ve identified 17 of the biggest trends of the year.
Mobile payment apps are quickly being adopted by millions of people worldwide and can indicate a country’s attitude toward technological advances, with 47% of people using mobile wallets, according new research.
China is a key focus in two thirds (62%) of CMOs’ global marketing and advertising campaigns, with four out of five (80%) planning to increase investment in the market over the next year and a half, according to new research.
Chinese retail giant Alibaba has once broken its record for shopping sales event Singles Day, making a gargantuan 213 billion yuan (£24bn) in just 24 hours, but demand for big-ticket items fell due to China-US trade tensions.
UK software and translation company SDL has formed a strategic partnership with Alibaba Cloud to launch a co-developed solution designed to help global brands launch and grow their digital business across the China and Asia markets.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has joined forces with a state fund along with telecom company MegaFon and internet firm Mail.Ru Group as part of a new ecommerce venture in Russia.
Ad tech firm Adform has expanded its presence in China, Australia, and Dubai, with additional regional growth planned in the near future.
Chinese search giant Baidu has issued a warning to Google, claiming to be the new search trendsetter, following the US-firms plans to re-enter the China with a ‘censored’ search engine.
China's Huawei and ZTE have been banned from providing 5G technology equipment to Australia, citing national security concerns.
Google is reportedly working on a censored version of its search engine in a bid to get round its ban in China.
Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) and Zhejiang Radio & TV Group (ZRTG) have agreed to strengthen their three-year strategic partnership, deepening their commitment to upgrading the content and distribution channels of both platforms, breaking the collaborative model between TV network and internet enterprise.
There's a "privacy paradox" surrounding data collection for profit, where data needs to be used to enrich people's experiences without betraying their trust, according to the annual report from digital guru Mary Meeker.
60% of Chinese consumers intend to shop more via cross-border ecommerce despite concern by 80% of overseas retailers that their online sales capabilities aren’t adequate to succeed in the country, new research reveals.
Global smartphone demand fell 2% to 347 million units in the first quarter of 2018, but average sales price grew 21% year-on-year leading to strong revenue growth, according to new research.
Brands are pursuing the ‘Chinese Dream’, growing total brand value by a record 23% to $683.9 billion in the WPP 2018 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands ranking.