Big data is not only a boon to AI, but also a challenge: Alibaba Cloud's chief machine intelligence scientist

Big data has exploded over the past few years. It is expected that by 2020 every human will create the equivalent of…


China looks to develop AI OS with the help of a community of developers

China has never been a hotbed for operating system (OS) development. Nearly half of the country’s OS market share is…


China's IoT manufacturers are reducing costs at the expense of our privacy and security

From cities to the countryside, from power plants to homes, we are quantifying every facet of our environment. We…


9 of the world's 12 most shipped smartphone brands are from China

Nine of the world's twelve most shipped smartphone manufacturers are headquartered in China, according to semiconductor…


China issues its first blockchain-based tax invoice

China has issued its first blockchain-based tax invoice in the southern city of Guangzhou, as part of an effort to…


Baidu considers issuing CDRs

Search giant Baidu said in documents submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it is evaluating the…


In open source push, Tencent joins Linux Foundation as platinum member

Chinese internet giant Tencent has become a platinum member of the Linux Foundation. The move will place Tencent Mobile…


WeChat-enabled tax rebates available at 77 airports worldwide

WeChat now allows for real-time tax rebates at 77 airports in Europe and Asia. The service, dubbed We Tax Refund,…


List of Xiaomi's cornerstone investors contains only one foreign firm

Updated 13:10, 21 June 2018: Qualcomm is now the sole foreign company on the list of cornerstone investors. The article…


Baidu Music rebrands while functionality remains unchanged

Taihe Group's Baidu Music (百度音乐) has rebranded as Qianqian Music (千千音乐), launching a new logo and domain. However,…