Editor’s note: This originally appeared on China Tech Insights, an English research unit affiliated to Tencent’s Online Media Group.

  • Tencent’s Go-playing AI bot Fine Art picks up 11 wins in competition in Japan;
  • Baidu suffers an important loss of personnel
  • Lenovo joins the race with new lab under Lenovo Corporate Research;
  • Tencent & Alibaba both see content as an entrance point for users taking the lead from Toutiao in the midst of slowing smartphone growth;
  • Further bad news for LeEco as another round of executive departures is announced.

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