Huawei can weather business suspension with UK chip designer, Jefferies says

ARM is the latest partner reported to be cutting ties with Huawei following the Trump administration’s move to add Chinese firm to a US trade blacklist.

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US firm accuses Huawei of using professor to access its tech

CNEX is alleging that a professor at Xiamen University asked for one of the company’s circuit boards as part of a research project and details ended up in Huawei’s hands.

CNEX is alleging that a professor at Xiamen University asked for one of the company’s circuit boards as part of a research project and details ended up in Huawei’s hands.

10 May 2019 - 10:19PM
US firm accuses Huawei of using professor to access its tech
This China AI firm helped police catch a criminal on the run for 20 years

DeepGlint joins a host of other facial recognition tech companies such as SenseTime Group and Megvii competing to help authorities maintain public order.

DeepGlint joins a host of other facial recognition tech companies such as SenseTime Group and Megvii competing to help authorities maintain public order.

7 May 2019 - 9:14AM
This China AI firm helped police catch a criminal on the run for 20 years
Li Ka-shing-backed start-up aims to boost babies’ immune systems

Evolve BioSystems’ dietary supplement works by reintroducing a beneficial gut bacteria that is missing in today’s babies

Evolve BioSystems’ dietary supplement works by reintroducing a beneficial gut bacteria that is missing in today’s babies

6 May 2019 - 6:00AM
Li Ka-shing-backed start-up aims to boost babies’ immune systems
BrainCo CEO says ‘mind-reading’ tech is about focus, not surveillance

For 32-year-old engineer Han Bicheng, the idea that his brainwave technology could be used to promote a surveillance state is mistaken and absurd.

For 32-year-old engineer Han Bicheng, the idea that his brainwave technology could be used to promote a surveillance state is mistaken and absurd.

2 May 2019 - 5:42PM
BrainCo CEO says ‘mind-reading’ tech is about focus, not surveillance
Doors slam shut on Chinese students amid US espionage fears

Since last summer, Chinese students involved in robotics, aviation, engineering and hi-tech manufacturing – priority areas in Beijing’s ‘Made in China 2025’ industrial policy – have faced tighter visa controls.

2 May 2019 - 2:35PM
Watch these mice in Nasa’s rodent habitat learn new way to play in space

After more than a week on the International Space Station, the animal begin to sprint and glide, like they are zooming inside invisible hamster wheels.

After more than a week on the International Space Station, the animal begin to sprint and glide, like they are zooming inside invisible hamster wheels.

30 Apr 2019 - 8:58AM
Watch these mice in Nasa’s rodent habitat learn new way to play in space
Why private equity favours China’s chip makers over online retailers

The number of private equity funds targeting China’s e-commerce and internet businesses has fallen dramatically, according to a Bain & Co survey

The number of private equity funds targeting China’s e-commerce and internet businesses has fallen dramatically, according to a Bain & Co survey

25 Apr 2019 - 8:01PM
Why private equity favours China’s chip makers over online retailers
The Chinese firm supplying signal boosters to financial networks

Report reveals that Wuhan-based Accelink’s gear has been used in West for a decade while its clientele includes Huawei and it enjoys Nokia’s ‘complete trust’.

Report reveals that Wuhan-based Accelink’s gear has been used in West for a decade while its clientele includes Huawei and it enjoys Nokia’s ‘complete trust’.

25 Apr 2019 - 11:51AM
The Chinese firm supplying signal boosters to financial networks
Chinese and US scientists unveil pacemaker powered by heartbeats of pigs

Research could pave the way for an ‘implant for life’ for humans suffering from heart defects.

Research could pave the way for an ‘implant for life’ for humans suffering from heart defects.

24 Apr 2019 - 10:51PM
Chinese and US scientists unveil pacemaker powered by heartbeats of pigs
Bill Gates is backing this cancer-screening start-up in Hong Kong

Kwun Tong-based Phase Scientific International says it has developed a new method of sample preparation that addresses shortcomings in current screening procedures.

Kwun Tong-based Phase Scientific International says it has developed a new method of sample preparation that addresses shortcomings in current screening procedures.

23 Apr 2019 - 1:14PM
Bill Gates is backing this cancer-screening start-up in Hong Kong
We’ve seen the first-ever photo of a black hole. So what happens now?

While the first photo of a black hole has dazzled the world, scientists say their work is only beginning. More observation stations around the world – and perhaps off it – will be employed to make higher-definition images.

While the first photo of a black hole has dazzled the world, scientists say their work is only beginning. More observation stations around the world – and perhaps off it – will be employed to make higher-definition images.

14 Apr 2019 - 6:15AM
We’ve seen the first-ever photo of a black hole. So what happens now?
Explainer | What you need to know about facial recognition firm SenseNets

Victor Gevers, co-founder of non-profit organisation GDI.Foundation, tweeted in February that a SenseNets online database was left unprotected for months.

Victor Gevers, co-founder of non-profit organisation GDI.Foundation, tweeted in February that a SenseNets online database was left unprotected for months.

12 Apr 2019 - 8:32AM
What you need to know about facial recognition firm SenseNets
Amazon is listening to what you tell Alexa

Amazon said it only annotates an “extremely small sample” of Alexa voice recordings in order to improve the customer experience

Amazon said it only annotates an “extremely small sample” of Alexa voice recordings in order to improve the customer experience

11 Apr 2019 - 9:27AM
Amazon is listening to what you tell Alexa
AI cannot replace me yet, says Esquire magazine editor

The magazine world is characterised by larger-than-life editors who stamp their personalities onto the titles they lead. But what if machines can do some of that job?

The magazine world is characterised by larger-than-life editors who stamp their personalities onto the titles they lead. But what if machines can do some of that job?

11 Apr 2019 - 6:00AM
AI cannot replace me yet, says Esquire magazine editor
This MIT researcher is taking on the likes of Amazon over AI bias

Many researchers have shown how AI systems, which look for patterns in huge troves of data, will mimic the institutional biases embedded in the data they are learning from

Many researchers have shown how AI systems, which look for patterns in huge troves of data, will mimic the institutional biases embedded in the data they are learning from

4 Apr 2019 - 3:55PM
This MIT researcher is taking on the likes of Amazon over AI bias
Humans are underestimating AI impact, Google ethics adviser says

De Kai warns that AI is not the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ as it is focused on replacing human thought and is therefore without precedent.

De Kai warns that AI is not the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ as it is focused on replacing human thought and is therefore without precedent.

3 Apr 2019 - 3:10PM
Humans are underestimating AI impact, Google ethics adviser says
Minority Report-style crime prevention is fast becoming reality

The line between science fiction and reality is blurring fast with artificial intelligence being used to spot abnormal behaviour that may suggest criminal intent.

The line between science fiction and reality is blurring fast with artificial intelligence being used to spot abnormal behaviour that may suggest criminal intent.

2 Apr 2019 - 6:16AM
Minority Report-style crime prevention is fast becoming reality
Huawei’s reputation for quality is helping its 5G fight in Europe

European reluctance to fall into line with US demands may have a lot to do with Huawei’s reputation for providing high-quality, cost-effective technology, experts say.

European reluctance to fall into line with US demands may have a lot to do with Huawei’s reputation for providing high-quality, cost-effective technology, experts say.

27 Mar 2019 - 10:08AM
Huawei’s reputation for quality is helping its 5G fight in Europe
China’s share of hi-tech unicorns tiny compared to US start-ups

China’s share of hi-tech unicorns of 14 per cent versus 40 per cent for the US has much to do with the country’s inadequate advanced R&D capability, according to Credit Suisse.

China’s share of hi-tech unicorns of 14 per cent versus 40 per cent for the US has much to do with the country’s inadequate advanced R&D capability, according to Credit Suisse.

26 Mar 2019 - 10:57PM
China’s share of hi-tech unicorns tiny compared to US start-ups