Lu Qi, the vice-chairman, group president and chief operating officer at Chinese online search giant Baidu, unveiled the much-anticipated upgrade of the company’s Apollo autonomous driving software platform at CES in Las Vegas. Photo: Xinhua

‘China’s Google’ says government support and population size matters in global AI race

Baidu says that China is closing gap with US rapidly in artificial intelligence, thanks to strong government support and China’s huge population size, key ingredients in promoting the development of AI. The company unveiled its Apollo 2.0 autonomous driving platform at the CES trade show in Las Vegas.

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Lu Qi, the vice-chairman, group president and chief operating officer at Chinese online search giant Baidu, unveiled the much-anticipated upgrade of the company’s Apollo autonomous driving software platform at CES in Las Vegas. Photo: Xinhua
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