A woman touches a screen on a robot developed by iFlytek at the People's Liberation Army General Hospital in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Chinese AI firms hunker down as reports indicate they are next on US export hit list

  • In November 2017 iFlytek was hand-picked by Beijing as a member of China’s national artificial intelligence ‘team’
Topic |   US-China tech war

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A woman touches a screen on a robot developed by iFlytek at the People's Liberation Army General Hospital in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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China’s technological ambitions are considered to pose a direct threat to the US. Photo: Reuters

US widens its campaign against Chinese tech companies with eye on surveillance firms

  • China’s hi-tech champions are being denied access to US components because of national security concerns
  • US fears Chinese surveillance firms’ products can be used to aid espionage, according to media reports
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China’s technological ambitions are considered to pose a direct threat to the US. Photo: Reuters
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