Jan 15, 2018
This week, China's homegrown tech giants Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu took the competition to the U.S., showcasing the best of their innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Ruoxi Bi, MA Candidate, New York University
Jan 11, 2018
Is the repeal of net neutrality in the U.S. moving the country closer to a Chinese system of internet monitoring?
Jan 10, 2018
Chinese inventors received 28% more patents between 2016-2017, Increase in innovation is part of Chinese government strategy.
Lu Chen, Consultant, United Nations
Jan 08, 2018
The key to which country currently takes the lead in the global tussle in AI and other technological forefronts can be boiled down to some fundamentals, while China is pushing the boundaries in this Sputnik Moment, it still lags behind the U.S. in this global tussle.
Lu Chuanying, Fellow and Secretary-general of the Research Center for the International Governance of Cyberspace, SIIS
Dec 29, 2017
Cybersecurity has been a complicated and thorny issue in China-US relations ever since the Obama administration. How will China and the US manage cyberspace under Trump Era?
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.