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South Korea supports logic chip R&D; Tech reactions to India's budget 2021

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February 2 · Issue #357 · View online
Asia AI News
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Here’s your Tuesday edition of Asia AI News!
India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the country’s Union Budget 2021 yesterday, which gave focus to infrastructure and digital skills. So far the response from the tech sector has been positive.
Meanwhile, SoftBank Group Corp CEO Masayoshi Son expects mass production of self-driving vehicles to start in two years; a new survey finds that 84% of Indian consumers agree that AI can provide better customer experiences; and Huawei’s Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu takes the reins of the company’s cloud computing and artificial intelligence business unit, which was created a year ago.
Scroll down for these stories and more. Have a great week!
/Carrington

R&D
S. Korea to provide 240 bln won in support for logic chip R&D this year S. Korea to provide 240 bln won in support for logic chip R&D this year
India Union Budget 2021
The 9 major takeaways for startups from the first digital budget speech
Union Budget 2021: Here's how Indian tech industry reacted
'Fulfilled all expectations': NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar hails Union Budget 2021-2022
Budget should focus on technology & robotics adoption for Atmanirbhar Bharat mission
India Budget 2021: Full text of Nirmala Sitharaman's speech
Autonomous Vehicles
SoftBank's Son expects mass production of driverless cars in two years
Robotics
Hyundai unveils hotel robot developed with KT
Customer Experience
84% Indian consumers agree that AI can provide better customer experiences: Study
Education
SIT degree course to meet expected demand in automation engineering
AI Race
US, China or Europe? Here's who is really winning the global race for AI
OTT
S. Korea to develop AI translator in support for OTT industry
Smart Cities
Singapore is building a 42,000-home eco 'smart' city
KRRI eyes smart trains from 2030
Huawei
Huawei exec who turned the Chinese firm into smartphone giant takes the reins at the cloud and AI unit
Geopolitics
Exclusive: China gene firm providing worldwide COVID tests worked with Chinese military Exclusive: China gene firm providing worldwide COVID tests worked with Chinese military
Foreign dependence the Achilles' heel in China's giant tech sector
China to build $300bn electronics parts sector in break with US
Hit by US sanctions on Huawei, Mainland China smartphone shipments decline 4% YoY in Q4
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