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July 30th, 2017 at 4:19 pm

China is using AI to predict who will commit crime next


This sounds a little like Minority Report to us. China is looking into predictive analytics to help authorities stop suspects before a crime is committed.

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October 22nd, 2015 at 7:57 pm

Top 20 countries that make up most of the $91.5B global gaming business

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Only a fraction of the countries in the world make up the bulk of the tons of money spent on video games. The top 20 nations alone will spend $83 billion on video games by the end of 2015, according to intelligence firm Newzoo.

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September 25th, 2015 at 2:44 pm

Falling cost of robots may shift car manufacturing from China to U.S.


Cheaper robots may help move some car manufacturing work away from low-cost locations like China back to factories in Germany and North America, Donald Walker, Chief Executive of auto supplier Magna told Reuters.

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September 23rd, 2015 at 6:24 pm

China is ‘financially out of control’ according to Citi’s chief economist


Citigroup’s chief economist, Willem Buiter,  sees a storm brewing in China. He estimated that there is a 55 percent chance of a made-in-China global recession in the not too distant future, which he defines as a period of sub-2 percent global growth.

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September 3rd, 2015 at 11:49 am

Le Supercar: An electric car being developed by China’s Netflix


China’s Netflix, LeTV, is developing an electric car to take on Tesla. They’ve hired 600 people—including 200 stationed in the U.S.—to develop the car that they revealed for the first time.

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September 3rd, 2015 at 11:35 am

Police in China arrest 15,000 people for Internet crimes


The Chinese government has begun to tighten controls on the internet as the police announced in August the arrests of about 15,000 people for crimes that “jeopardized Internet security.”

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August 24th, 2015 at 5:35 pm

Chinese factory run almost exclusively by robots, production soars


One of the greatest fears in the technology industry is the fear that someday almost all of our jobs will be replace by robots. That fear is sometimes laughed off as something that will happen in the far future. But, the truth is that it is actually happening now.

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August 13th, 2015 at 4:03 pm

Innovation is the reason China’s solar is cheap


You may hear quite often that “the only reason solar is so cheap is because China is dumping cells. ”Let me correct it. Here is the price, as of February 2015, of solar modules, per watt sold in Europe. SE Asia (Malaysia, mostly) is cheapest. China is next. Japan, Korea, and Germany are slightly above that.

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August 12th, 2015 at 6:41 pm

Data visualization shows China’s economy is shrinking

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The economy in China is shrinking, and it’s happening faster than anyone expected, not even the country’s government.

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August 5th, 2015 at 9:17 pm

Microsoft’s chatbot in China has millions of loyal followers

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Microsoft’s Chinese-language chatbot has captured the attention and affection of millions of people who message it regularly.   Continue Reading »

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