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[Reprint] How a Taiwan-based AIoT startup is taking on the next big wave
We are entering the era of intelligent things where smart devices seep into every aspect of our lives. As AI continues to evolve and IoT devices proliferate, the two transformative technologies converge, forming something called AIoT (the artificial intel
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[Reprint] New report paints glowing future for online video in China, users finally ready to pay up
Online video is booming in China. The number of users reached 565 million or 75.2% of the total online population, according to the China Netcasting Services Association (CNSA). The online broadcasting body just released an annual report on the online aud
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[Reprint] Founder of Huawei thanks Apple for allowing them to dominate the market
Founder and president of Huawei Ren Zhengfei recently visited Huawei’s Research Institute in Japan where he touched upon the relationship with its rival Apple, Chinese media has reported.
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[Reprint] 3 industries in China you should be paying attention to
First off, China is a fascinating and amazing place full of opportunity, innovation, and a lot of people. I mean a lot of people. Over 1.3 billion to be exact.
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[Reprint] Chinese overseas investors prefer tech stocks: report
China’s sizable middle class is on fire. A McKinsey & Company report projected that they would account for 76% of the country’s urban population by 2022. With thickening wallets and an urgent need to diversify investment options, more Chinese investors ar
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[Reprint] China vs US: Who is winning the big AI battle?
China and the US are becoming the world’s biggest rivals in artificial intelligence: it’s Luke vs Darth Vader, Alien vs Predator, Rocky vs Ivan Drago. The Chinese government’s pivot to become the leader in this technology has created plenty of hype, but h
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[Reprint] Why the retail sector in India is surpassing China
Editor’s note: This was written by Kayla Matthews, a freelance writer focusing on technology and online media. You can find more of her work on VentureBeat, MakeUseOf, Motherboard and Gear Diary.
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[Reprint] Government-tech relationship takes a step up with leadership reshuffle
China’s tech sector stands to benefit from the appointment of officials with science and technology backgrounds to leadership positions. In recent years China has been pushing tech at the national level, promoting programs such as “Made in China 2025″ to
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[Reprint] Another key Baidu AI figure has stepped down
Lin Yuanqing, former director of Baidu’s Institute of Deep Learning (IDL) overseeing the Chinese tech giant’s endeavor in facial recognition technology, has stepped down, local media is reporting. Lin will move onto starting his own venture, with the aim
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[Reprint] Sogou files for $600 million US IPO
Updated: This piece has been updated to reflect a miscalculation in the previous reporting that wrongly identified a disparity between earlier reported values and the value that the IPO aim value would generate.
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[Reprint] Why WeChat is going to win the instant app battle in China
To great anticipation, WeChat rolled out Mini Programs—embedded instant apps—in January this year. As a major feature release, the buzz surrounding the Mini Programs piled up months before its actual launch. Discussions among industry insiders went from t
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[Reprint] Analyse Asia 210: Lean In Singapore & women leadership in Asia with Helen Duce & Uma Balasingam
Editor’s note: This originally appeared on Analyse Asia, a weekly podcast hosted by Bernard Leong, dedicated to dissecting the pulse of business, technology, and media in Asia. The podcast features guests from Asia’s vibrant tech community.
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