Meitu Tops App Store Rankings in Six Countries

XIAMEN, China -- Popular image processing and social sharing app Meitu has recently taken the top spot in the App Store Rankings of six countries, including Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Mongolia. The app owes its recent success to Andy the ArtBot, the world's first feature to utilize AI technology to create unique portrait illustrations. The Meitu app has also reached the top of the Google Play Ranking in South Korea and Thailand.

Makeblock Announces RMB 300 Million Series C Funding

SHENZHEN, China -- The leading STEAM education solution provider Makeblock today announces that it has closed RMB 300 Million (approx. US$44 million) in Series C funding at the latest valuation of RMB 2.5 billion (approx. US$367 million). This funding is led by CICC ALPHA. Also participating are Yuexiu Industrial Investment Fund, GX Capital and Everest Capital (LMFVC). For-Capital is the FA.

DJI Expands Its AirWorks Enterprise Drone Conference To China

SHANGHAI -- DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today opened the doors to its first AirWorks Conference in China. Held in the Jinshan District of Shanghai, AirWorks China marks the first expansion of DJI's annual commercial drone conference to the region, bringing thought leaders of the rapidly-growing ecosystem of hardware, software and service companies together to promote cooperation and discussions around the future of drone technology in the context of the emerging industry within China and the broader Asia-Pacific region.