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Cambricon eyes $400M IPO; Virtual WAIC 2020 goes live 9-11 July

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Good morning – or good afternoon! Here's your Friday Asia AI News! The first details have just been a
 
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Asia AI News
Good morning – or good afternoon!
Here’s your Friday Asia AI News!
The first details have just been announced for this year’s World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) and, no surprise, it’s virtual. WAIC 2020 conference will take place online 9 – 11 July. Sponsors include Alibaba, AstraZeneca, AWS, China Mobile, iFlytek, Microsoft, SenseTime and Tencent. Link with more details at the end of this newsletter.
Lots more news besides including AI chip maker Cambricon’s IPO plans.
Have a great weekend!
/Carrington

Startup News
Cambricon, once Huawei’s core AI chip supplier, eyes $400M IPO Cambricon, once Huawei’s core AI chip supplier, eyes $400M IPO
Nextbillion.ai raises $7 million, led by Lightspeed India Partners and Falcon Edge Capital
SoftBank
SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son and Alibaba’s Jack Ma part ways
R&D
Samsung Electronics names AI guru as head of R&D hub
Smart Cities
Tencent's 'smart city' seen as model for post-coronavirus China
Drones
Vodafone Idea is entering India's drone ecosystem, as partner of a consortium that includes Zomato as well
F&B
Country Garden builds ‘world’s first’ robot restaurant in China
AI Chips
Sino-U.S. tech race turbo-charges China chip investment, triggering bubble fear
Geopolitics
Pentagon names 20 Chinese firms it says are military-controlled Pentagon names 20 Chinese firms it says are military-controlled
H-1B visa: New US law is bad news for Indian tech workers
The Trump Administration’s divisions over China policy are deeper than ever
Xi: China, EU should take ties to higher level
Media
AI robot cast in lead role of $70m sci-fi film
Korean IT firms mobilize AI to tackle hateful comments online
​KT to provide AI-based connected infotainment system for Renault Samsung
Events
World AI Conference 2020 goes live on July 9 - 11
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