After admitting the programming language MuLan was false publicly, Liu Lei, the Chinese scholar who developed the MuLan programming language was suspended. The languaged was previously proclaimed as a completely self-dependent innovation.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent will utilize technologies such as 5G and AI to develop the Industrial Internet, as to transform and upgrade industries to be more digital and smart, according to its CEO Pony Ma in IT Summit 2019 in Shenzhen.
On the afternoon of April 20, Weibo CEO Gaofei Wang announced the launch of Weibo's new AI R&D center in Palo Alto, California. Weibo has become one of many Chinese companies to set up R&D centers in Silicon Valley to pave way for future AI development.
On the afternoon of March 25, Li Ying, executive director of the Digital China Federation, released the 2017 China IT Industry Development Report (hereinafter referred to as the report) at the 2018 China IT Leaders Summit in Shenzhen.