Xi tells Putin he has high hopes for China-Russia ties in 2018

President Xi Jinping said on Sunday he is ready to join Russian President Vladimir Putin in consolidating political and strategic mutual trust and expanding all-around pragmatic cooperation. Xi made the pledge in his New Year greeting message to Putin. In the message, Xi, on behalf of the Chinese government and people, extended his sincere greetings and… Please follow and like us:

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Adobe turns 35: CEO Shantanu Narayen on empowering the world’s creators

SAN JOSE, Calif. — As Adobe Systems turns 35 years old, CEO Shantanu Narayen stands by the company’s original philosophy even as it expands beyond its desktop publishing roots into cloud-based services, digital marketing and analytics. Adobe turns 35 Saturday, and its evolving Creative Cloud applications such as Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premiere Pro still appeal… Please follow and like us:

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BMO Experts Expect Stellar Holiday Shopping Season Buoyed By E-Commerce

American retail sales (excluding autos and gas stations) expected to rise four percent, year over year, this holiday season E-commerce across the United States is in the midst of a strong year, growing at a steady annual rate of approximately 15 percent Toys experiencing a fourth consecutive year of growth, despite glut of movie-themed toys (top… Please follow and like us:

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China seeks more sectors to cooperate with Israeli hi-tech startups

JERUSALEM – China is seeking more sectors to cooperate with Israel in high technology under the background of the “innovative comprehensive partnership” established between China and Israel. This is the common sense reached among officials, entrepreneurs and experts from China and Israel, who attended the 6th China-Israel Hi-tech Investment Summit held Sunday in Haifa, northern coastal… Please follow and like us:

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IDC predicts 55% of China’s economy to be digital by 2021

A robot displays at a news conference in Beijing, March 30, 2017. [Photo/IC] Fifty percent of the global gross domestic product will derive from the digital economy, with the percentage in China to potentially hit 55 percent, predicted Wu Lianfeng, vice-president of the market research company IDC China in Beijing on Monday. By 2019, global capital… Please follow and like us:

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Beijing unseats Silicon Valley to become world’s top tech hub

Beijing’s Zhongguancun has unseated San Francisco’s Silicon Valley as the top technology hub in the world, according to a report by Expert Market, a US-based business resource company. Beijing’s Zhongguancun tech community has became the top destination for the brightest tech talents around the world, due to its favorable climate for early stage funding, good performance… Please follow and like us:

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Even Steve Wozniak Is Skeptical About The iPhone X

Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak says the new iPhone X is the first edition of the long-running smartphone that he will not buy on launch day. Speaking at the Money 20/20 in remarks quoted by CNBC, Wozniak said: “I’d rather wait and watch that one. I’m happy with my iPhone 8—which is the same as the iPhone… Please follow and like us:

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GDP expected to top 80 trillion yuan this year, NDRC chief says

China’s GDP is expected to exceed 80 trillion yuan ($12.08 trillion) this year, with a growth rate possibly higher than the annual target of around 6.5 percent, the chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission said on Saturday. It means the annual growth from last year will reach more than 6 trillion yuan, an increment… Please follow and like us:

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Does regulating artificial intelligence save humanity or just stifle innovation?

By Jeremy Straub, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, North Dakota State University. Should robots and artificial intelligence face additional restrictions? maxuser/Shutterstock.com Some people are afraid that heavily armed artificially intelligent robots might take over the world, enslaving humanity – or perhaps exterminating us. These people, including tech-industry billionaire Elon Musk and eminent physicist Stephen Hawking, say… Please follow and like us:

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The 100 greatest innovations of 2017

The year’s most transformative products and discoveries. WE COULD BRAG. We could say our 30th annual list of the most transformative products and discoveries required trucks full of experts, hours of toil, and countless friendship-ending debates. That’s true, but you just want the good stuff. So read on. A robot just made me french fries. Delicious,… Please follow and like us:

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Alibaba announces multibillion dollar research project with Israeli R&D center

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is launching a global research project with ambitious goals – and an Israeli research hub. The Alibaba Group announced on Wednesday the creation of a global “Academy” dedicated to innovation and technological collaboration. The program – which Alibaba says will see $15 billion in R&D investment over the next three years –… Please follow and like us:

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Top 10 self-made billionaires in the world under 40

There are about 47 self-made billionaires under the age of 40 in the world, according to the latest Hurun Global Rich List released on July 4. These young self-made billionaires’ average age is about 36 and they come from eight different countries, Shanghai-based Hurun Research Institute reported. Wang Tao, founder of Dajiang Innovation Technology Co (DJI),… Please follow and like us:

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Innovation killed by politicians

Which government agency has done the most to destroy innovation? The American Founders tried to create an environment to foster innovation, because they understood new inventions would increase the well-being of the citizens. And that is the reason the Constitution enabled Congress to create patents of limited duration. Most politicians say they favor innovation, but at… Please follow and like us:

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Business and innovation center supports EU-China trade growth

The Business & Innovation Centre for China-Europe Cooperation (CCEC) formally started operation in the Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China’s Sichuan province, on May 10. Covering about 210,000 square meters, the center has attracted investment of about 3 billion yuan ($435 million). It includes a display and transaction area for European… Please follow and like us:

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