The US is hastening its own decline in AI, says a top Chinese investor

Kai-Fu Lee, a prominent investor and entrepreneur based in Beijing, has been talking up China’s artificial intelligence potential for a while. Now he’s got a message for the United States. The real threat to American preeminence in AI isn’t China’s rise, he says—it’s the US government’s complacency. 

Lee is well placed to understand the issue, even if he isn’t altogether unbiased. He worked on machine ...

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Tesla’s SEC deal provides ammunition for U.S. probe, investor lawsuits

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) settlement with U.S. regulators will help soothe investors calling for more oversight of Chief Executive Elon Musk, experts said, even as it gives ammunition to short-sellers pursing separate cases and to a probe by the Justice Department.

FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo adorns a ‘Model S’ car in the dealership in Berlin, Germany, November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo

Musk and Tesla will pay $20 ...

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Quadcopter for a head helps robot walk tall

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