Beijing Zhiyuan AI Research Institute released the 2020 Beijing AI Development Report, showing that Beijing ranks first nationally in 17 areas, including for having the highest numbers of companies and scholars.
Report showed that China published 28,700 AI scientific papers in 2019, an increase of 12.4 percent over the previous year, and its activity in top international conferences in the field of artificial intelligence And the influence continues to increase.
The Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology and Shanghai Municipal Finance Bureau launched special funds to focus on developing integrated circuits, artificial intelligence, and biomedicine industry clusters.
South Korea’s SK Telecom plans to split up its ride-hailing department “T Map Mobility” by the end of this year, to create a service company with more than 200,000 drivers and 750,000 taxi users per month.
Chinese tech giant Baidu unveiled the latest version of conversational AI system DuerOS 6.0 and launched smart earbuds “XiaoduPods”, which fulfills more user needs including elderly care and smart hotel.