Tag: China

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...

Andrew Ng is Leaving Baidu But Still Wants to Work in...

Andrew Ng, who up until yesterday was the Chief Scientist at Baidu, has announced that he's leaving the Chinese technological giants, and is in...

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