Dec 28 , 2017
One of China’s largest cities will allow residents to link their national identity cards to the ubiquitous mobile messaging and social-media app WeChat using facial recognition, further enmeshing Chinese consumers into Tencent’s technology ecosystem.
Dec 27 , 2017
China is working to have its BeiDou navigation and positioning system included in the International Civil Aviation Organization and other international systems.
Andrew Sheng Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong
Xiao Geng President of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance
Dec 27 , 2017
China’s digital economy is a force to be reckoned with. The country now accounts for 42% of global e-commerce, boasts one-third of the world’s most successful tech startups, and conducts 11 times more mobile payments than the United States per year. But there are major challenges ahead.
Shazeda Ahmed Ph.D. student, University of California
Dec 20 , 2017
This buzz surrounding this year’s World Internet Conference (WIC) has been about the first-time attendance of Apple’s and Google’s CEOs, distracting critics from an equally interesting issue: what do countries that send both tech industry and government representatives gain in the long term from participating in these meetings?
Dec 18 , 2017
Timing is everything. Mere days after Google CEO Sundar Pichai's surprise appearance at China's annual internet conference, Google announced that it is opening a research center in China dedicated to studying artificial intelligence (AI). AI, "in a sense, is already here.
Dec 15 , 2017
China’s top smartphone makers are ready to challenge Apple Inc. on its home turf after trouncing the iPhone maker in their own market. Huawei Technologi
Dec 12 , 2017
In an industrial park on the edge of Shanghai, a dozen Chinese teenagers are taking a break from battling digital armies to focus on their yoga.
Dec 11 , 2017
On Sunday, China's fourth annual World Internet Conference commenced in scenic Wuzhen. The annual gathering is organized by the Cyberspace Administration of China to discuss internet policies and is primarily used as a platform to promote the internet under President Xi's notion of cyber sovereignty.
Nov 27 , 2017
Bill Gates became a lifetime member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Nov 23 , 2017
China’s private businesses – from internet service provider Tencent to carmaker Geely – are to play a greater role in the country’s top