Meng Jing

Based in Beijing, Jing covers the China tech scene for the Post. She writes a lot about artificial intelligence, robots and machines, but she cares more about people.
Meng Jing
Based in Beijing, Jing covers the China tech scene for the Post. She writes a lot about artificial intelligence, robots and machines, but she cares more about people.

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Huawei unveils new AI chip aimed at growing its share of the booming cloud services market

Huawei wants to provide stronger computing power to increase the speed of complex AI models, making the technology more affordable and effective.

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Huawei wants to provide stronger computing power to increase the speed of complex AI models, making the technology more affordable and effective.

Huawei unveils new AI chip aimed at growing its share of the booming cloud services market
Start-ups are caught in middle of US-China tech cold war as investors pull back

Chinese venture capital investment in the US plummets amid more stringent regulations in Washington along with a slowdown of China’s economy.

22 Aug 2019 - 10:45PM

Chinese venture capital investment in the US plummets amid more stringent regulations in Washington along with a slowdown of China’s economy.

Start-ups are caught in middle of US-China tech cold war as investors pull back
Huawei wins 90-day reprieve on US supply ban, but affiliate blacklist expands

Commerce Department extends temporary general licence until November in reprieve announced same day previous extension due to expire.

20 Aug 2019 - 1:16AM

Commerce Department extends temporary general licence until November in reprieve announced same day previous extension due to expire.

Huawei wins 90-day reprieve on US supply ban, but affiliate blacklist expands
Donald Trump’s China tariffs cost American businesses and consumers US$6 billion in June, advocacy group says

‘Americans are already paying record-high tariffs, and the biggest hit to consumers is still to come on September 1,’ Tariffs Hurt the Heartland spokesman says.

8 Aug 2019 - 10:07PM

‘Americans are already paying record-high tariffs, and the biggest hit to consumers is still to come on September 1,’ Tariffs Hurt the Heartland spokesman says.

Donald Trump’s China tariffs cost American businesses and consumers US$6 billion in June, advocacy group says
Apple’s sales performance in China recovers as CEO Tim Cook says Mac production will continue in US

Apple’s latest results come as US and Chinese trade negotiators meet in Shanghai for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month.

31 Jul 2019 - 12:47PM

Apple’s latest results come as US and Chinese trade negotiators meet in Shanghai for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month.

Apple’s sales performance in China recovers as CEO Tim Cook says Mac production will continue in US
Chinese students are welcome in America, US education official Marie Royce says, calling China’s negative reports propaganda

Marie Royce, the assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, says the number of Chinese student visa applications refused by the US has declined in each of the last four years.

31 Jul 2019 - 11:07PM

Marie Royce, the assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, says the number of Chinese student visa applications refused by the US has declined in each of the last four years.

Chinese students are welcome in America, US education official Marie Royce says, calling China’s negative reports propaganda
Top Trump adviser says the US leads the 5G race, but others think that’s a bad call

Larry Kudlow insists US is ‘ahead of the rest of the world’, but many tech analysts disagree, saying it lacks a telecoms giant like Huawei to equip a network end to end.

26 Jul 2019 - 8:47PM

Larry Kudlow insists US is ‘ahead of the rest of the world’, but many tech analysts disagree, saying it lacks a telecoms giant like Huawei to equip a network end to end.

Top Trump adviser says the US leads the 5G race, but others think that’s a bad call
Google software engineer Sun Ling shares her story of upward mobility, from rural China to New York City, and social media lights up

Sun Ling became a cyber star in China after she responded to an online question: how can you get an overseas education if you are dirt poor?

19 Jul 2019 - 10:52AM

Sun Ling became a cyber star in China after she responded to an online question: how can you get an overseas education if you are dirt poor?

Google software engineer Sun Ling shares her story of upward mobility, from rural China to New York City, and social media lights up
China’s internet giants fight for dominance in smart speakers as they target half a billion users not yet online

China’s internet giants are racing to secure dominance in the next gateway to online content and services: voice activated smart speakers.

19 Jul 2019 - 11:51AM

China’s internet giants are racing to secure dominance in the next gateway to online content and services: voice activated smart speakers.

China’s internet giants fight for dominance in smart speakers as they target half a billion users not yet online
Think China’s data is an unbeatable AI advantage? A new report says otherwise

A research group report cites five elements that make data valuable for artificial intelligence technologies, and while China enjoys some advantages, it trails the US in others.

18 Jul 2019 - 11:32PM

A research group report cites five elements that make data valuable for artificial intelligence technologies, and while China enjoys some advantages, it trails the US in others.

Think China’s data is an unbeatable AI advantage? A new report says otherwise
Donald Trump promises to pursue Peter Thiel’s claim that Google has ‘treasonous’ ties to China

Offering no evidence, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur said several times this week that the US tech giant was working with the Chinese government.

17 Jul 2019 - 4:49AM

Offering no evidence, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur said several times this week that the US tech giant was working with the Chinese government.

Donald Trump promises to pursue Peter Thiel’s claim that Google has ‘treasonous’ ties to China
Chinese maker of drones wins US clearance for new high-security models

DJI, the world’s biggest drone manufacturer, gets US Interior Department approval amid a climate recently defined by US suspicion and restrictions on Chinese technologies.

10 Jul 2019 - 7:13AM

DJI, the world’s biggest drone manufacturer, gets US Interior Department approval amid a climate recently defined by US suspicion and restrictions on Chinese technologies.

Chinese maker of drones wins US clearance for new high-security models
This time it’s authentic: Chinese ambassador to US Cui Tiankai joins Twitter months after fake account was suspended

In his first message, Ambassador Cui Tiankai said he was taking to Twitter as a way of ‘engaging with more American people’

9 Jul 2019 - 11:47PM

In his first message, Ambassador Cui Tiankai said he was taking to Twitter as a way of ‘engaging with more American people’

This time it’s authentic: Chinese ambassador to US Cui Tiankai joins Twitter months after fake account was suspended
What you need to know about Meiya Pico, China’s low-profile forensics champion named in data privacy scandal

Fujian-based digital forensics and information security specialist is believed to be linked to spy app used by Chinese police to extract data from citizens’ smartphones.

9 Jul 2019 - 6:41AM

Fujian-based digital forensics and information security specialist is believed to be linked to spy app used by Chinese police to extract data from citizens’ smartphones.

What you need to know about Meiya Pico, China’s low-profile forensics champion named in data privacy scandal
Explainer | What you need to know about the Chinese supercomputer firms added to US trade blacklist

China’s developers of supercomputers have found themselves in Washington’s cross hairs after the US Commerce Department added them to the Entity List, which effectively bars them from purchasing US technology.

25 Jun 2019 - 11:19AM

China’s developers of supercomputers have found themselves in Washington’s cross hairs after the US Commerce Department added them to the Entity List, which effectively bars them from purchasing US technology.

What you need to know about the Chinese supercomputer firms added to US trade blacklist
China’s virtual reality market set to expand, driven by increased policy support, 5G network roll-out

The country’s VR market is forecast to expand to US$7.9 billion by 2021, as ultra-fast 5G mobile networks are deployed nationwide.

21 Jun 2019 - 9:03PM

The country’s VR market is forecast to expand to US$7.9 billion by 2021, as ultra-fast 5G mobile networks are deployed nationwide.

China’s virtual reality market set to expand, driven by increased policy support, 5G network roll-out
China’s top talent now wants to work for rising domestic tech stars, not big brand multinationals

Today, China’s cutting-edge technology companies are the most sought-after employers among many Chinese students, who want more than just a cushy life.

22 Jun 2019 - 11:06AM

Today, China’s cutting-edge technology companies are the most sought-after employers among many Chinese students, who want more than just a cushy life.

China’s top talent now wants to work for rising domestic tech stars, not big brand multinationals
Is short-video start-up Kuaishou too ‘Zen’ for China's internet culture? Its founders think so

A pioneer in China’s short-video app feels the heat of competition even as tech workers increasingly bristle at a long-hours work culture

20 Jun 2019 - 7:12AM

A pioneer in China’s short-video app feels the heat of competition even as tech workers increasingly bristle at a long-hours work culture

Is short-video start-up Kuaishou too ‘Zen’ for China's internet culture? Its founders think so
China cybersecurity rule on exporting of personal information seen raising compliance costs for firms

The Cyberspace Administration of China released a draft rule banning the transfer of personal information across borders if it affects national security

13 Jun 2019 - 11:00PM

The Cyberspace Administration of China released a draft rule banning the transfer of personal information across borders if it affects national security

China cybersecurity rule on exporting of  personal information seen raising compliance costs for firms
Why Trump’s clampdown on academia is forcing many Chinese researchers into a difficult corner

How to protect intellectual property without scaring away some of the world’s top talent is a major challenge for the Trump administration.

14 Jun 2019 - 7:01AM

How to protect intellectual property without scaring away some of the world’s top talent is a major challenge for the Trump administration.

Why Trump’s clampdown on academia is forcing many Chinese researchers into a difficult corner
China rolls out rules to guide development of SpaceX-style commercial rocket research in the country

The detailed rules come as the number of private companies engaged in the commercialisation of China’s space industry increased rapidly last year.

12 Jun 2019 - 2:36PM

The detailed rules come as the number of private companies engaged in the commercialisation of China’s space industry increased rapidly last year.

China rolls out rules to guide development of SpaceX-style commercial rocket research in the country
US-based engineering body IEEE reinstates Huawei employees to peer review process after clarification

Huawei employees were banned last week by the world’s largest engineers association from peer-reviewing submissions to its journals to comply with trade blacklist.

3 Jun 2019 - 11:28PM

Huawei employees were banned last week by the world’s largest engineers association from peer-reviewing submissions to its journals to comply with trade blacklist.

US-based engineering body IEEE reinstates Huawei employees to peer review process after clarification
China computer research body cuts ties with IEEE in protest at decision to bar Huawei from peer review

The IEEE storm comes as tensions between the world’s two-biggest economies spill over from trade into the tech space, scientific research and academia.

31 May 2019 - 6:08PM

The IEEE storm comes as tensions between the world’s two-biggest economies spill over from trade into the tech space, scientific research and academia.

China computer research body cuts ties with IEEE in protest at decision to bar Huawei from peer review
World’s largest technical professional society bans Huawei staff from peer review of research

IEEE’s ban has ignited a backlash from its Chinese members, resulting in calls to boycott the organisation.

30 May 2019 - 11:16AM

IEEE’s ban has ignited a backlash from its Chinese members, resulting in calls to boycott the organisation.

World’s largest technical professional society bans Huawei staff from peer review of research
In China, a growing disquiet about US efforts to contain its tech champions

Rising concern in China that the US’s campaign to contain Huawei and other Chinese tech champions risks ending the decentralised open-source development model that encourages collaboration.

27 May 2019 - 8:05AM

Rising concern in China that the US’s campaign to contain Huawei and other Chinese tech champions risks ending the decentralised open-source development model that encourages collaboration.

In China, a growing disquiet about US efforts to contain its tech champions
Tech cold war: how Trump’s assault on Huawei is forcing the world to contemplate a digital iron curtain

Many now think the real issue between the US and China is not just a trade imbalance, it is whether China has the right to develop its own, home-grown hi-tech industry.

27 May 2019 - 4:40PM

Many now think the real issue between the US and China is not just a trade imbalance, it is whether China has the right to develop its own, home-grown hi-tech industry.

Tech cold war: how Trump’s assault on Huawei is forcing the world to contemplate a digital iron curtain
China’s cybersecurity laws may be used to block US tech firms on national security grounds, says expert

China could use new draft regulations on cybersecurity to block US tech purchases on the basis of national security, says expert.

30 May 2019 - 11:50AM

China could use new draft regulations on cybersecurity to block US tech purchases on the basis of national security, says expert.

China’s cybersecurity laws may be used to block US tech firms on national security grounds, says expert
Chinese AI firms hunker down as reports indicate they are next on US export hit list

iFlytek responds to report that Washington is looking to add it and four other Chinese AI companies to export hit list.

24 May 2019 - 12:08PM

iFlytek responds to report that Washington is looking to add it and four other Chinese AI companies to export hit list.

Chinese AI firms hunker down as reports indicate they are next on US export hit list
Apple’s China woes may worsen as Huawei ban nudges die-hard iPhone fans to switch sides

Huawei winning more fans from Apple camp amid growing tensions between the US and China over technology and trade.

23 May 2019 - 9:18AM

Huawei winning more fans from Apple camp amid growing tensions between the US and China over technology and trade.

Apple’s China woes may worsen as Huawei ban nudges die-hard iPhone fans to switch sides
Alibaba pushes ‘emotion analysis’, other hi-tech systems to fight fake products

E-commerce giant reports 67 per cent year-on-year decline in suspected fake product listings on its platforms in 2018.

17 May 2019 - 8:39PM

E-commerce giant reports 67 per cent year-on-year decline in suspected fake product listings on its platforms in 2018.

Alibaba pushes ‘emotion analysis’, other hi-tech systems to fight fake products