AI will soon surpass human intellect in every way: Elon Musk at WAIC

Jack Ma (left) and Elon Musk (right) at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on August 29, 2019.…


National AI plans should encourage international collaboration: expert

Tom Mitchell, professor at The School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, speaking at WAIC on August 29,…


Shanghai sets up RMB 500 million fund to attract drone makers to the city

Shanghai has formed a RMB 500 million ($70 million) fund to boost its drone industry and lure drone makers to the city…


Alibaba-backed AI startup Megvii files for Hong Kong IPO

Alibaba-backed artificial intelligence (AI) startup Megvii has applied for a Hong Kong listing, coming at a time of…


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State-backed hackers target overseas cancer research, patient data

China's state-sponsored hackers are showing increased interest in acquiring foreign healthcare research and patient…


China's 'military-civil' partnerships could hurt its AI ambitions: report

Chinese policies governing civil-military fusion could limit the country's plans to become a world leader in…


Baidu's revenue beats estimates, profits fall 60%

The outside of Baidu building in Zhangjiang High Technology Park in Shanghai. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Search…


Didi's aggregation plan leaves smaller ride-hailers in a difficult position

Cracks are emerging in China’s ride-hailing sector as dominant companies seek to monetize their rivals, a move which…


NetEase knocks Baidu out of China's top five tech companies

The outside of a Baidu office in Zhangjiang High Technology Park in Shanghai. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Search…


China's internet population at risk as apps collect too much data: CN-CERT

Overcollection of personal data is rampant in apps from Chinese apps stores, with companies typically collecting more…