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The Chinese Tech Firms Pushing Boundaries Of Artificial Intelligence

11 April, 2017

The Chinese Tech Firms Pushing Boundaries Of Artificial Intelligence

In China’s quest to shed its reputation as a land of copycats, the world’s second-biggest economy is pouring resources in to the hottest area in technology innovation: artificial intelligence.

With the goal of nurturing world-class companies that can compete with the likes of Google and IBM in building intelligent machines, the Chinese leadership singled out AI as a key area of development in a report released during the National People’s Congress in March. Soon after, the country’s biggest technology companies — Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent — announced plans for AI laboratories and projects worth billions of dollars.

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