A Chinese flag hangs near a Hikvision security camera outside a shop in Beijing. It is one of the firms the US has blacklisted over its surveillance technology that Washington says is being used to repress Muslim Uygurs in Xinjiang. Photo: APA Chinese flag hangs near a Hikvision security camera outside a shop in Beijing. It is one of the firms the US has blacklisted over its surveillance technology that Washington says is being used to repress Muslim Uygurs in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
A Chinese flag hangs near a Hikvision security camera outside a shop in Beijing. It is one of the firms the US has blacklisted over its surveillance technology that Washington says is being used to repress Muslim Uygurs in Xinjiang. Photo: AP

US has ‘modest’ lead over China in artificial intelligence but gap has narrowed, American think tank says

  • Beijing’s focus on AI and the advantage of having a vast population for big data sets is helping the country catch up, according to Rand report
  • America has the edge in advanced semiconductors, but there is ‘no room for complacency’

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
A Chinese flag hangs near a Hikvision security camera outside a shop in Beijing. It is one of the firms the US has blacklisted over its surveillance technology that Washington says is being used to repress Muslim Uygurs in Xinjiang. Photo: APA Chinese flag hangs near a Hikvision security camera outside a shop in Beijing. It is one of the firms the US has blacklisted over its surveillance technology that Washington says is being used to repress Muslim Uygurs in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
A Chinese flag hangs near a Hikvision security camera outside a shop in Beijing. It is one of the firms the US has blacklisted over its surveillance technology that Washington says is being used to repress Muslim Uygurs in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
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