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New York Times:
Global car brands are using voice recognition tech from iFlyTek, a Chinese AI company that is helping develop voice surveillance capabilities for the government   —  BEIJING — During President Trump's visit to Beijing, he appeared on screen for a special address at a tech conference.
Dec 4, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Apple removes “a number of voice over internet protocol apps”, including Skype, from its App Store in China for being non-compliant with local law   —  SHANGHAI — One of the last foreign-run tools for online communication in China appears to be in trouble with the authorities there.
Nov 21, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Source: Chinese state media agencies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each quarter on Facebook ads to spread a positive message about China   —  A propaganda video produced by Xinhua, China's state news agency, and targeted to English-speaking audiences was published on Facebook.
Nov 8, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
Human rights groups say false information spread on Facebook, which is dominant in Myanmar, is stoking violence against the Rohingya ethnic group   —  Myanmar's government has barred Ashin Wirathu, an ultranationalist Buddhist monk, from public preaching for the past year …
Oct 29, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Source: Facebook approved the stealthy release of app similar to Moments in China via a local company that appears to be closely linked to Facebook   —  SHANGHAI — Facebook and many of its apps have been blocked in China for years.  To change that, Mark Zuckerberg has made a big point …
Aug 11, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
French luxury group Kering, owner of Gucci, drops 2015 lawsuit against Alibaba over counterfeit goods, says the companies will work together to combat fakes   —  SHANGHAI — Alibaba has been battling the perception that it is a marketplace for fakes for years.
Aug 3, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
China unveils official policy to build a domestic AI industry worth ~$150B by 2030, calling for AI companies and R&D to be at US levels of innovation by 2020   —  SHANGHAI — If Beijing has its way, the future of artificial intelligence will be made in China.
Jul 22, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Malware attack spreads to 64 countries including the Asia-Pacific region, is said to originate in software from a Ukrainian tax accountancy firm M.E.Doc   —  SHANGHAI — A cargo terminal at a bustling Mumbai port lurched to a stop.  Threatening text filled computer screens at a chocolate factory in Tasmania.
Jun 28, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
22 arrested in China for selling data like names, phone numbers of Apple customers; police say 20 worked for firms selling Apple devices or as Apple contractors   —  To Apple's mounting problems in China, add official scrutiny over privacy.  —  The Chinese police earlier this week …
Jun 10, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
China is investing heavily in AI and is preparing for a concerted nationwide push, while Trump proposes budget cuts that would impact AI research   —  HONG KONG — Sören Schwertfeger finished his postdoctorate research on autonomous robots in Germany, and seemed set to go to Europe or the United States …
May 27, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context

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IBM:
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