A school in Hangzhou has introduced facial recognition technology, and very little goes unnoticed here. The school says the technology is aimed at optimizing the students' performance but critics of the scheme have expressed ethical concerns.
China has set itself on a 10-year trajectory to become the world's leader in artificial intelligence. What's it got planned and should we be worried?
Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?
If planet Earth had just five pigs, three would be in China. So the spread of a deadly swine disease there is especially worrying. Will facial recognition software help stop African swine fever? We have asked a vet.
Once a tech front-runner, Germany now faces the mammoth task of catching up with today's AI giants. Angela Merkel has launched a broad initiative to transform lagging digital infrastructure and paper-based bureaucracy.
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