Monday, June 14, 2021
Export Controls Threaten the Future of AI Outposts in China

Export Controls Threaten the Future of AI Outposts in China

For some time, American companies including Microsoft, Google, and IBM have established research labs in China to tap into local AI talent and to keep track of technological trends. Now, as tensions and restrictions continue to ramp up, some observers wonder if the days of those outposts may be numbered.The US Commerce Department imposed new…
China Roundup: WeChat’s new focus on monetization

China Roundup: WeChat’s new focus on monetization

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. At the beginning of each year, a large crowd of developers, content creators and digitally savvy business owners gather in the southern Chinese city of…
China internet rules call for algorithms that recommend ‘positive’ content

China internet rules call for algorithms that recommend ‘positive’ content

China is once more tightening its grip on internet content, and this time algorithms are in the spotlight. The Cyberspace Administration of China has published upcoming rules that dictate how internet companies manage content, including a push for recommendation algorithms that promote "positive" ideas (read: government policies) while excluding "bad" material. The measure explicitly forbids…

Dow Jones Leads Stock Market To New High As Trump Touts China Deal –...

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