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Mention the autonomous car and it’s hard to avoid the image of a Tesla gliding down a Californian highway. But the biggest automotive market in the world is China, which means the biggest market for autonomous cars will also be China, and companies that fail to notice will be missing

Blackberry and Chinese internet giant Baidu have agreed to work together on the development of connected and autonomous vehicle software for automotive OEMs and suppliers worldwide. Which-50 reported in December the two companies were in ongoing discussions to collaborate on the development of software components for driverless cars. Sign up

Both Snap and Twitter have recently recorded disappointing performances in the digital advertising market, according to a new report from Forrester Research examining Q3 ad revenue. Forrester analysed the online advertising revenue generated by 13 key digital media companies, which together make up more than three quarters of the online

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by Paul Shetler and Marcelo Silva This is the final installment of the China Digital Playbook, an ongoing series authored by digital transformation experts Marcelo Silva and Paul Shetler. Chinese digital competition has grown enormously over the last decade, and looks likely to kick into exponential pace. That means that

Blackberry and Chinese internet giant Baidu are in active negotiations to collaborate on the deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technology for automotive OEMs and suppliers worldwide, Which-50 can reveal. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Yesterday we received a press release Which-50 believed was a standard company announcement

by Paul Shetler and Marcelo Silva Less well-known than their Silicon Valley counterparts, China’s digital disruptors are no less ambitious. To help businesses better understand the size of the opportunity, Which-50 is publishing the China Digital Playbook, an ongoing series authored by digital transformation experts Marcelo Silva and Paul Shetler.

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Chinese search engine Baidu will invest $1.5 billion in autonomous driving projects over the next three years. The Apollo Fund will be used to advance the self-driving industry, an area Baidu has invested heavily in over recent years. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter This week Baidu also announced

Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent. These are the digital giants that have taken control of consumer interactions. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2021, 20 per cent of all activities an individual engages in will involve at least one of the top seven digital giants. The prediction