219 Shares Image: Shutterstock/Wit Olszewski By Stan Schroeder2017-09-12 13:15:36 UTC Late last week, a report from Caixin shook the Bitcoin world. According to the state-owned media outlet, China plans to ban all cryptocurrency exchanges. The report was followed by a similar one from The Wall Street Journal, which cited anonymous sources familiar with the matter. Read More
The recent trumpist trumpeting about the plans of Chinese manufacturer Foxconn to open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin omitted a few key details — like the fact that Foxconn is being given a sweetheart tax-break that’s topped up with 15 years’ worth of guarantees of up to $200m/year in cash subsidies at taxpayer expenseRead More
The Chinese government’s wish-list for AI researchers is pretty ambitious: “Breakthroughs should be made in basic theories of AI, such as big data intelligence, multimedia aware computing, human-machine hybrid intelligence, swarm intelligence and automated decision-making.”
They’ll get right on that, I’m sure.
A common technology system should be developedRead More
The city of Hangzhou, China has more than 86,000 public bicycles. Unfortunately, when many people are done using them, they don’t put them in the designated docking center but just drop them wherever. According to Wired, “police have rounded up 23,000 bikes so far this year and hauled them to 16 corrals around theRead More
Said one intellectual property attorney, “The speed with which these appeals were decided is mind-blowing.”
The Associated Press reports today on China’s sudden decision to overturn the nation’s prior rejection of 9 Trump-related trademarks. Trump’s brand will be better protected in China now, so he can cash in on Chinese-ified versions of hisRead More