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China's stock market needs new regulatory framework

The stark contrast between China's sagging A shares and still-resilient US stocks, both clouded by the China-US trade row, should be a wake-up call against just paying lip service to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 23:28:41

Lenovo faces tough task to bring back glory days after sales slump, 5G controversy

Chinese PC giant Lenovo took the wraps off its new flagship smartphone model last week. It came after a turbulent month, in which the Hong Kong-listed company lost its place ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/10 20:18:40

Kai-fu Lee's new AI consultancy sounds promising but competition in the field is growing fast

Kai-fu Lee's venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures on Tuesday announced a new artificial intelligence (AI) subsidiary. But the former Google China president's new offshoot, essentially a business model innovation that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 21:33:41

Blockchain offers new gateway for China's progress

There are massive opportunities for blockchain technology in emerging economies, especially China, where there are serious thoughts about integrating blockchain into the increasingly innovation-oriented economy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 20:48:41

Online options feeding boom in secondhand car sales in China

Secondhand cars are becoming increasingly popular in China, with the nation's auto market maturing and its internet-savvy population availing of a growing number of auto trading sites.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 21:48:40

China should have role in setting global AI standards

The fast-paced adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in China, home to the world's largest internet-using population, should not only validate the immense investment in the nation's AI sector, but should ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 21:13:40

Benefits of big data not yet being fully exploited in China

Surging data flows, which have become one of the hallmarks of the digital era, are gaining a higher profile than traditional flows of goods, liquidity and people. This seems particularly ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 21:08:39

Industrial internet can power China's factory revolution

With the development of industrial internet gaining increasing prominence in China's innovation policy framework, which has turned out to be one of the most talked-about topics during this year's two ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/15 22:18:41

Giving credit where due can help cut systemic risks in China

A critical gap in China's financial landscape, which is being transformed by the internet, is set to be filled with the central bank's recent issue of the nation's first personal ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 21:58:40

More A-share progress needed to tempt tech giants

With supply-side reforms in China's domestic capital market gathering pace, there have been discussions about overseas-listed Chinese companies – mostly technology firms – potentially relisting in the A-share market. It ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 21:03:39

Chinese firms helping to reshape SE Asia's AI sphere

Chinese AI firms eyeing a foothold in Southeast Asia should realize that the path to success in a market that is so geographically, culturally and linguistically fragmented could be bumpy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 22:18:40

China reclaiming its status as a leader in innovation

Invention is the original act of creation while innovation is the creation of value at scale. Scale is critical, because it enables us to build companies that reduce costs, expand ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 21:48:40

China must overcome talent gap to fulfill AI ambitions

There is little doubt that the excitement around artificial intelligence (AI) in China will continue in 2018, but it's worth noting that the country's AI sector is facing a somewhat ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 22:23:39

China needs to get tougher with market offenders

However, the fall of LeEco attests not just to the problems of an overly expansionist business model, but to the risks of amplification through stock market hype. To be fair, efforts ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/26 20:48:40

Realizing AI's full potential will take time in China

There's no hotter phrase than artificial intelligence (AI) in today's technology world. This is especially so in China, where Google's Go-playing AI AlphaGo trounced top-ranked Chinese Go grandmasters at a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 21:58:40

B&R offers digital prosperity as well as infrastructure

While some people still regard the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative mainly as a drive by China to export its rail, road and port construction capabilities, there are signs that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 21:28:39

New tech gives much-needed face to Apple in China

Some observers have been dismissive about Apple's forthcoming 10th anniversary iPhone, which is believed to enable face unlocking. But their scorn won't keep the new phone from heralding a new ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 18:18:39

More unicorns are emerging, perhaps too many

It may be too early to get nervous about frothy bubbles in China's Internet sector, but the country's remarkable rise to global fame in terms of churning out unicorns does ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 18:38:39