The G7 cited 5 principles for policymakers to govern use of AI and other emerging technologies, including – rule of law, due process, and respect for human rights.
China’s ‘transcoders’: how the tech sector is still luring non-computer science graduates with the promise of higher wages
Many people are opting to switch from ‘less employable’ industries to the internet and hi-tech sectors, by learning to write code.
What Choco Up wants you to know about running a revenue-based financing platform in Asia
This post was originally published on this site Choco Up co-founders Percy Hung (left) and Brian Tsang On Wednesday, music tech startup Soundbrenner announced that it had raised a US$1.5 million funding from Choco Up, a Singapore- and Hong Kong-based revenue-based financing (RBF) and growth platform. Originally founded in Germany, Soundbrenner has built the world’s […]
Beijing’s popular doctor appointment platform Jingyitong goes dark despite finding favour with patients amid pandemic
Jingyitong was convenient for Beijing residents during pandemic but its public-service function struggled to secure revenue.
Twitter to allow publishers to charge users on a per article basis starting in May
The feature will enable users who do not ‘sign up for a monthly subscription to pay a higher per article price for when they want to read an occasional article,’ Twitter chief executive Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday.
Tech war: China’s chip trade group warns of ‘resolute countermeasures’ over Japan’s semiconductor export controls
The China Semiconductor Industry Association has called on Tokyo not to ‘abuse export control measures’ that would damage bilateral cooperation.
G7 ministers focus on AI risks, digital infrastructure in pre-summit meeting in Japan
Among the aims is the promotion of technologies to improve the flow of cross-border data and a free and open internet.
Ride-hailing giant Didi Global narrows losses despite China’s cybersecurity fine, Covid-19, as overseas business grows
The Beijing-based company has released its first annual report since it delisted from the New York Stock Exchange last year.
Pitching 101: Questions that VCs will ask you during a pitch session
This post was originally published on this site This article was first published on December 14, 2021. It is always good to be prepared, especially when you are going to a pitching session with a potential investor –a process that can either make or break your fundraising journey. Even during the pandemic, opportunities to sit […]
Take a look at the top news stories published this week
This post was originally published on this site The Southeast Asian startup ecosystem witnessed many activities this week. From GoTo’s release of Q1 financial results to Capria’s first close of Fund II and Selex Motors’s US$3 million financing, the ecosystem saw many major deals. Take a look at the highlights of the week. GoTo trims […]
China’s leadership wants to embrace AI advances but also control risks, as ChatGPT shocks with power and popularity
Politburo recently concluded that China must ‘pay attention to the development of AGI’ but also ‘take risk prevention into account’.
What does China’s ‘perfect EV’ look like? It must be smart, handy, and have stamina to go the distance
The crux of the debate in the fastest growing EV market, where 60 per cent of new vehicles entering China’s roads are expected to be electric by 2030 is what the perfect EV looks like.