Gojek's Investors Enter Navigation Business, Challenge Alibaba

Meituan Dianping , a meals start and tike onliine gross income company, stated that it has began a map making undertaking in China and entered into companies that were controlled with the aid of way of AutoNavi (Alibaba) and Baidu Maps (Baidu).
A Meituan spokesperson showed that Meituan was operating on map safe practices which could be referred to as 'Meituan Maps'. They are searching for mavens in information mining to system studying experts.

"We be certain that Meituan is operating at the mapping business," stated the spokesman, as quoted with the aid of way of CNBC Indonesia from Reuters on Friday (08/16/2019).

Last month, Chinese media reported that Meituan recruited former Baidu Maps workers to enroll in the mapping team. Meituan's spokesman showed the recruitment.

Sources time-honored with the topic informed Reuters that Meituan Maps was supposed to enhance navigation for bicycle units, journey vehicles, and public transportation provider units.

AutoNavi and Baidu Maps are NULL of the best mapping programs in China, though others comparable to Tencent Maps also exist.

The telecommunications enormous Huawei also plans to release a mapping service, Map Kit, in October.

Baidu is the greatest seek engine manufacturer in China. This manufacturer can manage the Chinese market simply due to the fact Google is banned in China. Baidu was nicknamed Google China. Meituan Dianping is a Gojek investor.

Meituan entered Gojek in 2018 alongside with Tencent Holdings, JD.com, Google, Astra International to Blibli.com.

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