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Ping An to provide AI technologies to Chinese financial services firms

Ping An Insurance (Group) plans to offer its latest artificial intelligence technologies to other financial services providers throughout mainland China,…

 

Chinese facial recognition technology‎ developer raises $410M

SenseTime has completed a US$410 million series B round, in what the Chinese startup claims is the largest private financing…

 

BingoBox’s AI-powered convenience store raises $14.7M in funding

BingoBox, a Chinese chain of artificial intelligence-powered, self-service convenience stores, has raised over 100 million yuan ($14.7 million) in its…

 

China investing heavily into AI

China will boost growth of its artificial intelligence sector over the next three years, through a specific innovation program. Last…

 

IDEX enters into distribution agreement with Comtech

Fingerprint solutions developer IDEX has entered into a distribution agreement with Comtech, one of the largest providers of electronic components…

 

Foreigners visiting China to have fingerprints collected

In an effort to strengthen entry and exit management that matches requirements in other countries, China’s Ministry of Public Security…

 

Shenxing Tech raises US$14.4M in funding for facial recognition and AI expansion

Beijing-based facial recognition and artificial intelligence firm Shenxing Tech has raised over RMB100 million (US$14.4 million) in private funding, according…

 

Chinese face recognition startup Megvii raises at least $100M

Megvii Inc., the Beijing-based developer of Face++ facial recognition software, has raised at least $100 million from several investors led…

 

Shanghai researchers create AI system detecting criminals from face features

Two scientists from Shanghai Jiao Tong University have published a controversial new study that uses an AI system to distinguish…

 

Chinese town implements Baidu face recognition to identify tourists

The Chinese tourist town of Wuzhen is implementing Baidu’s face recognition technology to identify tourists staying in its hotels and…

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