Computer scientist Liu Lei has apologised for misleading the public. Photo: CNA Computer scientist Liu Lei has apologised for misleading the public. Photo: CNA
Computer scientist Liu Lei has apologised for misleading the public. Photo: CNA

China in new tech embarrassment as coding guru suspended for fake claims

  • Liu Lei faces an investigation after the Mulan programming language he said was entirely built by his lab was found to be partly based on an existing one
  • It is the latest such case amid a push to develop home-grown technology

Topic |   China technology
Computer scientist Liu Lei has apologised for misleading the public. Photo: CNA Computer scientist Liu Lei has apologised for misleading the public. Photo: CNA
Computer scientist Liu Lei has apologised for misleading the public. Photo: CNA
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