China’s internet may be sandboxed from the rest of the world, but China’s big tech companies are bringing their AI capabilities to the global market.
Tencent, Baidu, and Alibaba (collectively called BAT) are positioning themselves to become the AI platforms of the future. Read More
Facial recognition technology is penetrating deep into China. Cameras track passengers at railway stations, identify homeless people on the streets and even monitor worshippers in state-approved churches.
China’s nation-wide surveillance project, named Skynet, began as early as 2005. But recent advances in artificial intelligence have given the state’s surveillance efforts a boost. Read More
China's Tencent is building a remarkable healthcare ecosystem ranging from online consultations to insurance and payment products. Read More
In a move taken straight out of a Black Mirror episode, China said it will now ban people from flights and trains if they do not have enough “social credit.” Read More