Briefing: Faraday Future sells Los Angeles headquarters to stay afloat

Faraday Future just sold its headquarters to help keep the company alive - The Verge What happened: Embattled electric…


Briefing: Facial recognition firm Megvii seeks $800 million IPO

Chinese AI start-up Megvii said to plan IPO in either Hong Kong or New York to raise up to US$800 million - South China…


Briefing: Li Feifei to lead Stanford institute for 'human-centered' AI

Stanford University launches the Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence - Stanford University News What…


Recent data leaks highlight China's cybersecurity flaws

Earlier this month, Dutch cybersecurity researcher Victor Gevers happened upon a trove of Chinese social media…


Briefing: Google denies working with the Chinese military

Google denies working with the Chinese military after Trump criticism - NBC News What happened: Google has denied…


Briefing: China's military benefiting from Google's work in the country - US general

Google's work in China benefiting China's military: U.S. general - Reuters What happened: The Chinese military is…


Softbank to invest $1.6 billion in Didi: CEO

Japanese conglomerate Softbank will invest an additional $1.6 billion in Didi, according to the company's CEO. The…


Briefing: Baidu and auto firm Chery launch AI-enhanced electric vehicle

Baidu, Chery launch electric car with face-scanning payment, AR navigation features - South China Morning Post What…


Capacity glut rules force EV maker Nio to yield to Tesla on Shanghai factory plans

(Image credit: Nio) China's top economic planning agency has blocked homegrown electric vehicle maker Nio from building…


Chinese Tesla rival Nio abandons plans to build its own factory

The ES8 being unveiled. (Image credit: NIO) Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Nio has abandoned plans to build a…