GBA Briefs: 16/8/2019

IPO Off: Shenzhen-based Samoyed Holdings, a fintech service firm that focuses on China’s credit card repayment market, withdrew its planned initial public offering in the US. Read more. 

Crystal Clear:Wynn Macau says that the construction of the Crystal Pavilion at its Wynn Palace resort in Cotai is expected to begin in late 2021 (before its gaming concession expires in 2022). The company has also begun a renovation project for the former Wynn Clubs gaming area at Wynn Macau. Read more.

Dreams of 6G:With 5G still a year or two away from going mainstream, Huawei has started looking into the next generation of mobile networks. And where is it doing its 6G research? Oh, Canada! Read more. 

Smart Taxis:New “AI smart terminals” have been installed in about 500 taxis in Guangzhou. Combining facial-recognition and driver behavior-recognition, the terminal monitors everything going on in the car, and helps management to “improve efficiencies”. Read more.

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