China's Artificial Intelligence Technology is Fast Catching Up to the U.S. (September 1): Goldman Sachs released a report on “China’s Rise in Artificial Intelligence” in September. "We believe AI technology will become a priority on the government's agenda, and we expect further national/regional policy and funding support on AI to follow," the bank said. Related: China Building World’s Biggest Quantum Research Facility.
Google Continues to Hire in China Even as Search Remains Blocked (September 4): Multiple listings are shown in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The company has been seeking to promote use of its TensorFlow AI tools in China. Related: Google and Xiaomi Partner to Launch the Android One Mi A1 Smartphone in 40+ Markets; Google Looking to Build Its Own Team of AI Specialists in China.
China’s Game Developers Take the Stage at Steve Jobs Theater (September 13):The two gaming companies featured at the recent iPhone launch were either coming from China or founded by Chinese entrepreneurs. Chinese gaming companies are playing increasingly important roles in Apple’s content ecosystem…Read More>>
Chinese Internet Companies to Overtake American Counterparts (September 18): A recent report (in Chinese) by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) together with the research divisions from Alibaba, Baidu and Didi reveals just how fast Chinese internet companies have grown compared to their American counterparts.
Mobike's dockless bike-sharing service comes to Washington, DC (September 20):The bike-sharing program is starting with 200 dockless bikes in the pilot program for now, a pittance next to the millions it has in China, but plans to expand the program across the US if things go well…Read More>>