Category Archives: China

China Leads in Highly Cited AI Papers

China AI Development Report 2018 (p. 20f.): Using the Web of Science database, this report puts China in the lead ahead of the US and any European country, both for the decade between 2007 and 2017 and in terms of annual output … Continue reading

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China is Moving Towards a Cashless Society

eMarketer: We forecast that 577.4 million people in China made a purchase via proximity mobile payment within a six-month period this year. Those users account for 49.6% of the country’s population. In 2020, more than half of the population will … Continue reading

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VC Investment in China AI Startups

Lux Research Chinese AI startups received $6.1 billion in VC funding over the past four years – almost 70% more than their U.S. counterparts, which raised $3.6 billion during the same period.

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AI by the Numbers: 56% of US Companies Doing Business in China Worry about Cross-Border Data Flows

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of the health and progress of AI highlighted the concerns of US companies doing business in China, the confidence of psychiatrists in their jobs’ resistance to AI displacement, and the bursting of … Continue reading

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How Squirrel AI Learning Is Shaking Up Education in China

Joleen Liang, Partner and SVP, Squirrel AI Learning Tom Mitchell, E. Fredkin University Professor, Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

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Kai-Fu Lee on Why China will Lead in AI

Kai-Fu Lee is very bullish about the future of AI in China. He started his lunch keynote at MIT’s AI and the Future of Work event by predicting that self-driving cars will become a mass phenomenon in the U.S. in 15 to … Continue reading

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China to Grow its AI Market from $2 Billion Today to $150 Billion in 2030

China has laid out a development plan to become the world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) by 2030, aiming to surpass its rivals technologically and build a domestic industry worth almost US$150 billion (S$204 billion). Released by the State Council, … Continue reading

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