China’s Internet giant Baidu, Inc. has joined the Partnership on AI (PAI), a US-led artificial intelligence (AI) ethnic group and become its first Chinese member.
To brace for the dawn of 5G and AI, Tencent Holdings is undergoing a strategic upgrade, which involves the establishment of two new business divisions—Cloud and Smart Industries Group (CSIG) and Platform and Content Group (PCG).
WIRED magazine recently celebrated its 25th anniversary by picking out important icons that have changed the world throughout the past 25 years, such as Bill Gates, Peter Thiel, and Mark Zuckerburg. Recently, Chinese AI-expert Kaifu Lee, CEO of Sinovation Ventures, was chosen as one of the representing icons.
On the evening of Sept. 26, Bitmain has officially submitted its listing documents to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with China International Capital Corporation as the exclusive underwriter.
Baidu and Intel co-launched an AI and 5G Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) innovation lab at Intel’s 5G Network Summit in Beijing.
On Sept. 20, Alibaba announced during the Computing Conference in Hangzhou a series of smart mobility initiatives in collaboration with automakers and technology service providers, namely Bosch, Volvo Cars and Ford.
“This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark’s thought-provoking book will help you join it.” As Stephen Hawking comments on the book Life 3.0: Being Human in the age of Artificial Intelligence, an AI masterpiece by MIT professor Max Tegmark, also the founder of the Future of Life Institute.
Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, and several other international tech giants announced to establish AI-related innovation centers and research institutes in Shanghai at the on-going World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018.
On Sept. 17, Ant Financial announced the company’s technological capabilities, growth strategy, and planned partnerships with financial institutions in hopes of creating long-lasting customer values, enhancing user experience, and establishing a strong growth momentum.
The 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) opened its doors in Shanghai on September 17. The three-day conference welcomed speakers such as Alibaba’s Jack Ma, Tencent’s Pony Ma, and Xiaomi’s Lei Jun on its opening day.
U.S. chipmaker Intel and Chinese Internet group Bytedance launched their joint AI lab on August 22 in Beijing, aiming to leverage both strengths to promote AI innovation.
Cheetah Mobile stock price soared over 23 percent on August 20 in the U.S. stock market, after the Chinese mobile internet company published its financial reports for the second quarter of 2018.
On August 17th, Didi Chuxing (“DiDi”), the Chinese ride-sharing, AI and autonomous technology conglomerate, unveiled its latest AI R&D at the DiDi Tech Day in Beijing.
China Unicom, the country’s second-largest telecom carrier announced on August 10 that it will provide integrated ultra-fast fifth-generation (5G) solutions for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Baidu announced on August 8th that DuerOS, its voice control operating system, has reached the install base of over 100 million, a major breakthrough for Baidu’s conversational AI platform.