A robotic hand fills up a form with stethoscope over desk. China is pushing to advance its prowess in artificial intelligence, from surveillance equipment to self-driving cars. Photo: Handout

China's Xinhua presents news using robot news anchor

  • The artificial intelligence robot named ‘Xin Xiaomeng’ sported a short haircut and wore a pink blouse
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

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A robotic hand fills up a form with stethoscope over desk. China is pushing to advance its prowess in artificial intelligence, from surveillance equipment to self-driving cars. Photo: Handout
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Lei Jun talks to the media on the issues of reform and opening up and the development of private economy at a press conference held by State Council Information Office in Beijing on November 21, 2018. 21NOV18 SCMP/ Simon Song

Xiaomi sets up artificial intelligence and big data departments to sharpen focus in tech race

  • Tech firm trying to transform itself from a smartphone maker to an internet services firm
  • New departments will focus on AI, big data and cloud computing
Topic |   Xiaomi

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Lei Jun talks to the media on the issues of reform and opening up and the development of private economy at a press conference held by State Council Information Office in Beijing on November 21, 2018. 21NOV18 SCMP/ Simon Song
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