Xi's plans to turn Alibaba into an AI research tool for defence take shape

To bolster his ambitions for a national semiconductor and machine learning software industry, Xi Jinping has put his faith in Alibaba. Now back under the control of the Chinese Communist Party, the tech giant is teaming up with state universities and poaching world-renowned academics. [...]
Published on 30.09.2022 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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China sets up a cyber-Hogwarts to train its future cyber defence wizards

The Chinese government wants to have at its disposal cyber specialists other than those from the hacking world that forged its existing cyber services. To help it achieve this, it has enlisted the help of the big high-tech groups but is also carrying out major development programmes at its universities - and this in collaboration with foreign establishments of the highest reputation.

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