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Leading AI Scientist Appointed To Form China’s Ethics Board

BEIJING - China will join the likes of France, Canada, and the UK in developing clear ethical guidelines in the field of AI by...

Baidu Becomes First Chinese Member Of Global AI Ethics Group

BEIJING - Chinese search giant Baidu Inc. is the first company from China to join the Partnership on AI (PAI), a Silicon Valley-led group that...

Huawei Announces New Dedicated AI Chipsets For Cloud, IoT

SHANGHAI - In a move that will no doubt escalate the race for effective, dedicated processors for AI and machine learning applications, Chinese tech...

Building Personalized Education With AI Adaptive Learning

By Ciarán Daly LONDON– Do you remember acing your history syllabus and feeling held back by the rest of the class? How about getting stuck...

Why Asia Will Become The World’s AI Powerhouse

By Mike Ghasemi Globally, many countries have already invested heavily in AI development programmes, led by the US and Europe. However, Asia is also emerging...

Chinese eCommerce Giants JD.com Set To Receive $550mil Boost From Google

In an effort to expand their presence in the rapidly-growing Asian ecommerce market, Google are set to invest $550 million USD in Chinese retail...

AI Adoption In Retail To Grow By 40% CAGR In 2018...

By Shankar Khatkale NEW YORK - According to a new research report by the market research and strategy consulting firm, Global Market Insights, Inc, penetration...

Elon Musk’s $55bn Gamble: This Week’s 5 Must-Read AI Stories

January 2018 has already been a big month for AI news, with huge announcements from some of the world's biggest companies and innovators accompanied...

China’s Largest E-Commerce Company, Alibaba, Plans To Invest $15B In AI

In a move that highlights their plans to compete with global leaders in e-commerce, logistics, and cloud tech, Alibaba revealed today that it plans to...

Chinese AI Begins To Overtake U.S. in Data and Applications; Faces...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjGTHxAER-0] As the home of many of the world's biggest tech firms and AI talent, North America continues to steal the headlines for AI and...

AI Is The Future Of Chinese Retail, Says JD.com’s Head of...

Dr. Hui Cheng is the head of JD.com’s JD-X robotics research center in Silicon Valley, where he leads a team working on technologies that will...

Beijing Plans for AI to Be Made in China by 2030

If Beijing has its way and with the US slowing, future AI will be made in China. The country laid out a development plan on Thursday...

China-Britain AI Summit

Innovation drives in both China and the UK are fuelling investment and fostering commercial opportunities in the AI space across both nations. The quality of Chinese and British technologies...

China in the driver’s seat when it comes to AI

In the battle of technological innovation between East and West, artificial intelligence (AI) is on the front line. It appears that China is driving...

China Poised to Lead Global AI Development, According to Baidu Executives

China is poised to lead artificial intelligence development in the world, top Baidu executives said in Beijing on Wednesday. The world's second-largest economy must seize...

China to Invest Big in Artificial Intelligence and Automation to Lead...

At their recent Artificial Intelligence (AI) Summit in Tianjin, China made clear its plan to invest heavily in AI and automation technologies in the...

Chinese Startups Leading The AI Revolution

Artificial Intelligence is likely to entirely transform global enterprise in the next 15 years. But it’s not large businesses that lead the way –...

DeepMind’s Future of Go Summit Highlights AI’s Big Future in China

DeepMind's The Future of Go Summit in Wuzhen is proof of China's increased interest in Artificial Intelligence research and development.

DeepMind’s AlphaGo Retires From Playing Go

After having beaten the world's best player of Go, DeepMind's Go-playing AI, AlphaGo, has now retired from playing the ancient Chinese game.

DeepMind’s Alpha Go Defeat’s World’s Best Go Player in a Three-Match...

AlphaGo has made quite a stir in China by beating the Go world champion, Ke Jie, for a second time in a three-match series.

DeepMind’s AlphaGo is Taking on China’s Best Go Players This Week

DeepMind is taking their AlphaGo AI to China to take on some of the world's very best Go players this week at the Future of Go Summit.

Tencent Has Set Up an AI Lab in Seattle

The Chinese social media and gaming company, Tencent, has announced that it'll be opening up a new AI lab in Seattle, right in Amazon's back yard.

Baidu Talks Up its Transition Towards Artificial Intelligence

Baidu took the time in its first-quarter earnings statement to highlight its move towards AI as it reports a drop in profits.

Tencent Cloud Open a Data Centre in Silicon Valley

Chinese technological company Tencent has opened a data centre in Silicon Valley, and will be opening four others overseas.

Jack Ma Says in 30 Years We Will Feel the ‘Pain’...

Alibaba's Chairman and billionaire, Jack Ma, voiced his concerns that in 30 years society will feel the 'pain' caused by new technologies such as AI.

Poker Playing AI Beats Chinese World Series of Poker Veteran

Yet another poker player has fallen at the hands of an AI program, signalling that people are still unable to call AI's bluff... It no...

DeepMind’s Alpha Go Will Take on China’s Go Champion Next Month

DeepMind's Go playing AI managed to defeat South Korea's master Go master, Lee Sedol, last year. Now it'll take on China's Go champion, Ke Jie. Go-playing...

Volkswagen Invests £144m into Chinese AI Start-Up Mobvoi

Volkswagen Group China has invested a reported £144 million into a Chinese AI start-up, Mobvoi. Volkswagen has reaffirmed its interest in AI, but their recent £144 million...

Tencent’s Added 50 Artificial Intelligence Specialists to its AI Lab

Tencent has increased its push into AI by adding an extra 50 AI specialists into its AI Lab in China. The artificial intelligence race in...

Tencent Hires Baidu AI Expert Zhang Tong as Head of its...

Tencent has appointed the former head of Baidu’s big data lab, Zhang Tong, as the new head of their AI lab. Tencent is well known for being...

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