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AI Weekly: Walmart’s machine learning advantage

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Here’s this week’s newsletter: Last week, VentureBeat invited Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, and other giants of AI into a big tent with brands like Coca-Cola, The New York Times, Tumi, and Walmart, as well as such promising startups as Bark.us, Mezi, Visabot, and Octane AI. The gathering was MB 2017, and the need for practical AI was on nearly everyone’s mind. Walmart, for instance, is using machine learning to better serve its 140 million weekly shoppers and to make new services possible. Laurent Desegur, vice president of customer experience engineering at WalmartLabs, explained the role of data science to make possible so-called ... Read More
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‘Joint Sea 2017’: Russia and China start their first drills in Baltic

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The ‘Joint Sea 2017’ drills of the Russian and Chinese naval forces have begun the first stage of major exercises, marking the first time they have taken place in Europe.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnewsFollow us on Twitter ... Read More
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3 lessons from Tezos’ record-setting blockchain fundraise

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Last week, blockchain startup Tezos pulled in a record-breaking initial coin offering (ICO) of about $232 million in a frenetic 13-day fundraise. What had investors excited about Tezos was the fact that it’s a whole new blockchain (currently in alpha testing) that has 1) built-in methods for self-governance and 2) a potentially better approach to smart contracts than the well-established Ethereum blockchain. The startup also managed to partner up with big-name Silicon Valley VC Tim Draper, which did a lot to lend credibility to the Tezos project at a time when many blockchain startups are launching ICOs ... Read More
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Baidu and JD.com to join $12 billion investment in state-owned China Unicom

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(Reuters) — Baidu and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. The move is part of the Chinese government’s drive to rejuvenate state behemoths with private capital. Beijing added China Unicom last year to a first batch of state-owned enterprises to see mixed-ownership reform. China Unicom, formally known as China United Network Communications Group Co Ltd, is one of the world’s largest mobile carriers by user numbers, but its recent earnings have struggled in a fiercely competitive market. The carrier is wi... Read More
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Stigmas persist for nearly half a million HIV/AIDS carriers in China

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Published on Jul 20, 2017China banned discrimination against those with HIV and AIDS ten years ago, but patients are still struggling to find their place in society. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Apple Picks New Managing Director of Greater China

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Apple names Isabel Ge Mahe vice president and managing director of Greater China.... Read More
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Apple Picks New Managing Director of Greater China

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Apple names Isabel Ge Mahe vice president and managing director of Greater China.... Read More
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State Department moves to downgrade cyber-diplomacy office

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Enlarge / Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, has decided to merge the State Department's Office for the Coordination of Cyber Issues into the department's economic bureau, as State's chief cyber-diplomat departs.Inga Kjer/Photothek via Getty Images ... Read More
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Arlington County, Va.: Showcasing at SelectUSA

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This post is part of SelectUSA’s EDO Spotlight series, highlighting the work of EDOs around the country recruiting foreign direct investment, how that work supports jobs and economic growth across the United States, and how SelectUSA partners with EDOs to support economic development.  By Natalie Monkou, Business Development Manager, Arlington Economic Development. As a region, the Greater Washington area is a prime destination for international companies that want to expand and grow in the United States. Arlington’s... Read More
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Newzoo: High fidelity games are taking over the mobile market

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Mobile games are now the biggest segment in the global games market, but high-fidelity games in particular are coming out on top. A new report from industry analyst Newzoo in a partnership with the chip manufacturer ARM, finds that hi-fi games have shown strong year-over-year growth, and have experienced 40.7 percent growth from 2015 to 2016 in China, North America, and Europe combined. The report define... Read More
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Instagram is pushing restaurants to be kitschy, colorful, and irresistible to photographers

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Instagram is pushing restaurants to be kitschy, colorful, and irresistible to photographers - The Verge... Read More
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Tyson Slocum on renewable energy in China

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Published on Jul 19, 2017For some perspective on China's efforts in renewable energy, CGTN's Elaine Reyes spoke to Tyson Slocum. He's the director of the Public Citizen Energy Program. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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‘Descendants 2’ Reveal How Their Lives Changed After Becoming Disney Stars

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They're back... Your favorite characters from “Descendants” are returning for the sequel with bigger performances and bigger productions. China Anne McClain, Cameron Boyce, and Booboo Stewart join us on The Trend to discuss their upcoming roles in the Disney Channel original movie “Descendants 2.”... Read More
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The Heat US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue wraps up Pt 3

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Zhao Zhenge, the U.S. General Representative for the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade; Zhang Jianping, director general of the Center for Regional Economic Cooperation at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation and Aaron Brickman, senior vice president of strategy and development for the Organization for International Investment discuss China-US trade.... Read More
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The WhiteFox mechanical keyboard is a pricey but beautiful gadget

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The WhiteFox mechanical keyboard is a pricey but beautiful gadget - The Verge... Read More
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The Heat: US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue wraps up Pt 1

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That plan has come to a close with many major accomplishments for both sides. These triumphs were hailed at this week’s Comprehensive Economic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. CGTN’s Jessica Stone attended those meetings and reports from the White House... Read More
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Heavy rainstorms continue to hit southwest and central China

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Heavy rainstorms continue to hit southwest and central China, especially in Shanxi, Huizhou and Shenzhen. The rain caused overflowing and landslides, and traffic departments initiated traffic control and the police officers directed the vehicles to detour for safety. Residents along the downstream of the river had been informed to prepare for the flood before the discharge started.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:Twitter: @cgtnamericaFacebook: @cgtnamer... Read More
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Microsoft Azure to power Baidu driverless innovation

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Microsoft Azure has announced that it will provide the cloud services behind Chinese internet giant Baidu’s self-driving car efforts. The collaboration will see Microsoft’s cloud computing platform used in driverless operations outside of China. Microsoft is one of 50 businesses which have joined a self-driving car alliance headed up by Baidu. The Apollo alliance was established in April this year and aims to provide an open platform for the automotive industry to advance the development of autonomous vehicles. ‘By using Azure, our partners outside of China will have access to a trustworthy and secure public cloud, enabling them to focus on innovating instead of building their own cloud-based infrastructure,... Read More
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AI Could Revolutionize War as Much as Nukes

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In 1899, the world’s most powerful nations signed a treaty at The Hague that banned military use of aircraft, fearing the emerging technology’s destructive power. Five years later the moratorium was allowed to expire, and before long aircraft were helping to enable the slaughter of World War I. “Some technologies are so powerful as to be irresistible,” says Greg Allen, a fellow at the Center for New American Security, a non-partisan Washington DC think tank. “Militaries around the world have essentially come to the same conclusion with respect to artificial intelligence.” Allen is coauthor of a 132-page ... Read More
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Apple appoints Isabel Ge Mahe as its first managing director for China

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Apple has created a new role designed to oversee the company’s Chinese operations. Isabel Ge Mahe, who has served as VP for Wireless Technologies at Apple since 2008, will take on the newly created position of managing director and vice president for Greater China, which also covers Hong Kong and Taiwan. Ge Mahe, who was born in the Liaoning province in northeast China and is fluent in Mandarin, has led Apple’s wireless technologies software engineering teams for the best part of a decade, with a specific focus on developing “cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, location, and motion technologies for nearly every Apple product,” according to Apple. She has also spearheaded the engineering teams working on HomeKit, Appl... Read More
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iPhone smuggler caught with 102 phones strapped to her body

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Talk to Al Jazeera – Chris Patten: Hong Kong’s freedoms under threat

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Chris Patten: Hong Kong's freedoms under threatTwenty years after the handover, Hong Kong's last British governor discusses Hong Kong-mainland China relations. are Hong Kong's freedoms under threat? How much has Britain failed in its responsibilities to the people of Hong Kong?- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Khalil Jahshan discusses Mahmoud Abbas’ visit to China

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Published on Jul 18, 2017CGTN's Elaine Reyes spoke with Khalil Jahshan of the Arab Center on President of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas' visit to China. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Amy Celico on progress made in the 100-day Action Plan

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CGTN's Elaine Reyes spoke with Amy Celico who leads the China team in Washington for the Albright Stonebridge Group. She has been involved in developing trade policy positions for bilateral discussions with China. She gives her thoughts on progress made in the 100-day Action Plan.... Read More
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Successes and short falls in 100 Day Action Plan

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In April, the U.S. and China started the clock on a 100-day action plan, focusing on tangible evidence of trade cooperation between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump at their Mar-a-Lago summit. But, 100 days later, how much has been accomplished. CGTN’s Jessica Stone reports.... Read More
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China takes advantage of America’s inability to sell military drones

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Former Secretary of the Air Force official Rebecca Grant, Action Institute program and education director Paul Bonicelli and Bre Payton, staff writer for The Federalist, on the Chinese selling military drones to foreign powers.... Read More
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Winnie the Pooh is now banned in China for resembling President Xi Jinping

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WhatsApp messages are being blocked in China

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Chinese Vice Premier in DC ahead of economic summit

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Published on Jul 18, 2017Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang is in Washington for the first China-U.S. Comprehensive Economic Dialogue. The two sides will talk Wednesday about the future of trade relations. CGTN's Wang Guan has a preview. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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The Best Swim Goggles for Adults and Kids

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Our pick Aqua Sphere Kayenne With an excellent seal, superior comfort, minimal fogging, simple adjustments, and minimal visual distortion, these classic yet thoroughly modern goggles are tough to beat. Unveiled in 2010, Aqua Sphere’s Kayenne goggles come in both adult and ... Read More
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How state media became information warfare tool

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Russia, China and others are using their state-run media abroad in hopes of expanding their influence beyond their borders.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70667/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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White House Highlights ‘Made In America’ Products From Each State

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Enlarge this image President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stop to looks at a Caterpillar truck, manufactured in Illinois, on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday during a "Made in America" product showcase. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption toggle... Read More
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Tsang Yok-sing on the rift between China and Hong Kong – Talk to Al Jazeera

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When Britain returned Hong Kong to China in 1997 after more that 150 years of colonial rule, there were hopes that the financial hub would eventually expand its freedoms, autonomy and prosperity under the formula of "one country, two systems", and even inspire reform across mainland China.But now, 20 years on, there's deepening concern about Bejing's tightening grip on some of the city's cherished freedoms.Since the "Occupy" street protests in 2014, the ongoing battle for democracy and autonomy has increasingly polarised society and divided the city. Protests and clashes between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing camps have become commonplace, and tensions between mainland China and the former Briti... Read More
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ObEN lands $5 million from Tencent and others for AI-powered avatars

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ObEN, a startup that is building software to create personalized avatars for celebrities, has raised $5 million in a strategic investment that should help it expand its product into China. The investment round was led by Chinese tech giant Tencent, with participation from Fengshion Capital, and Li Ruigang, the chairman of China Media Capital. The company’s technology is designed to let celebrities create personal avatars that can talk and sing. ObEN’s goal is to let fans interact with computer-generated versions of their favorite stars that use natural language technology to understand and respond to dialogue. Those avatars are supposed to provide fans with a personalized experience while also not requiring much in the way of ... Read More
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Qualcomm CEO expects Apple legal spat will be settled out of court

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After six months of escalating legal battles and increasingly heated rhetoric between mobile market titans Apple and Qualcomm, the head of Qualcomm sounded more conciliatory on Monday. Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf compared the dispute with Apple over potentially billions of dollars in royalties on mobile chipsets to earlier fights Qualcomm has had over the years with other tech companies that were settled out of court. “There’s not really anything new going on,” Mollenkopf said speaking at the Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen. About the Apple dispute, he explained “those things tend to get to resolved out of court and there’s no reason why I wouldn’t expect that to be the case here.” But Mollenko... Read More
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WeWork launches joint venture with SoftBank to bring its shared work spaces to Japan

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Heavily funded startup WeWork is launching a joint venture (JV) with telecom giant SoftBank that will open WeWork’s shared working spaces to the Japanese market. The new JV, which will be known as “WeWork Japan,” will be 50 percent-owned by each company and will enable the New York-based tech firm to gain a solid foothold in a potentially sizeable and lucrative market. Founded in 2010, WeWork offers shared working spaces in dozens of locations across the U.S. and globally, including in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company already offers hubs in China, India, and South Korea, and with the backing of SoftBank, one of the world’s largest public companies, it... Read More
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Bill Westman on the latest US-China trade deal

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For more on the U.S. and China's five billion dollar trade deal, CGTN's Elaine Reyes spoke to Bill Westman. He's the senior vice president of international affairs at the north american meat institute, a trade group for beef producers.... Read More
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China and Trump administration hold first formal talks at Comprehensive Economic Dialogue

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The first formal economic talks between China and the U.S. under President Donald Trump take place in Washington this week. The two sides have been talking trade ever since they established diplomatic relations in 1979. But this particular format was formalized nearly a quarter century later—in 2006. So what have they achieved since then? CGTN’s Owen Fairclough has more.... Read More
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U S China beef for chicken deal only half done

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Under the U.S.-China 100-day action plan released this spring, Beijing agreed to accept U.S. beef imports in exchange for Washington accepting cooked chicken imports from China. But while U.S. beef has already arrived in China, Chinese-raised-and-cooked chicken has not.... Read More
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Philippines Working on South China Sea Natural Resource Agreement

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Published on Jul 17, 2017Foreign Affairs Secretary Peter Alan Cayetano on July 14 said the Philippines is working with other countries on agreements to conduct natural resource exploration in the South China Sea. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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China to become the biggest buyer of US almonds

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California's almond farmers are seeing huge demand from China. As the middle class grows and becomes increasingly willing to spend money on traditionally more expensive health foods, it means almonds are in huge demand. CGTN’s Phil Lavelle Reports.... Read More
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Samsung Pay now supports PayPal in-store, in-app, and on the web

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Samsung has announced that its mobile payments services, Samsung Pay, now supports PayPal payments in-store, on the web, and in-app — basically anywhere that Samsung Pay is accepted. The news comes three months after Google’s Android Pay service added support for PayPal, while last week Apple revealed that you could now pay for digital goods through Apple’s ... Read More
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How to Plant a Tree in the Desert

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President Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord was perplexing to Europeans for many reasons, not least of which was their determination that climate change represents a for-profit opportunity. In particular, the Dutch, who more or less invented water management in Europe, a millennium or so ago, have developed a specialty in climate-change-related innovation. Four years ago, Jurriaan Ruys was a partner at McKinsey, focussing on global sustainability issues. The Dutchman had been an environmentalist since the age of eight, when he went door to door handing out stickers to save the sea turtles, but he became frustrated by the abstract nature of his work—... Read More
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Joshua Wong talks to Al Jazeera about Hong Kong’s struggle for autonomy – Talk to Al Jazeera

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In June 2017, 20 years since Hong Kong was handed from Britain to China after more than 150 years of colonial rule, Joshua Wong talks to Al Jazeera about Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and relations to mainland China.Watch the full episode of TTAJ here: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/t...- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Li Zhao on the future of the China-US relationship

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For more on what lies ahead for Presidents Trump and Xi, CGTN's Wang Guan spoke to Li Zhao. She's the co-founder and president of the China Iowa Group, a consulting company that offers strategies for trade, sourcing, and market entry in China.... Read More
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China, India border dispute hits 30-day mark

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Published on Jul 16, 2017A border stand-off between China and India has now entered its second month. Both sides have vowed to resolve the conflict diplomatically. But some are saying this war of words could escalate into a battle on the border. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Lalit Jha on China-India border dispute

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Published on Jul 16, 2017A border stand-off between China and India moves into its second month. Can dialogue resolve the tensions? CGTN's Wang Guan discussed the ongoing dispute with Lalit Jha. He's the Chief U.S. correspondent for the Press Trust of India." Category License Sta... Read More
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China-US ties called into question 100 days after Florida summit

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The first meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi Jinping was marked by promises for future relations between the United States and China. One-hundred days after Mar-a-Lago, can China-U.S. relations get back on track?... Read More
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India monsoon rains affect nearly two million people

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At least 80 people have been killed and nearly two million people are affected by torrential monsoon rain, flooding and landslides, in northeast India.The hardest hit states are Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur, on India’s borders with Myanmar and China.Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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China dismisses criticism over Liu Xiaobo’s death

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China has dismissed criticism over the death of prominent political dissident Liu Xiaobo. Tributes continue to be paid to the Nobel laureate, who was serving an 11-year prison sentence when he died aged 61 from liver cancer. International pressure is now growing on China to release the activist’s wife, Liu Xia, who is under house arrest. Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Shenyang, China. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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AP Top Stories July 15 P

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Here are the top stories for Saturday, July 15th: Most residents of Honolulu building that caught fire can return; Turks join in national unity march; NATO confirms the head of IS in Afghanistan was killed; Thousands mourn Liu Xiaobo's death in China.Stay up to date with daily round ups: http://smarturl.it/APTopStoriesSubscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, ... Read More
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China AI development

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Published on Jul 15, 2017On the other side of the world, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has just opened its unmanned and futuristic new store: "Tao Caf "It's one more way China is leading in technological innovation. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Inside Story – How scared is Chinese government of political dissent?

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Liu Xiaobo was banned from making speeches, barred from publishing his writings, locked up and left to die in state custody.China's most prominent dissident and only Nobel peace prize winner has been cremated in a private ceremony and his ashes scattered at sea.He died on Thursday suffering from liver cancer. He was serving an 11-year prison sentence because of his calls for peaceful democratic reforms.Tributes have poured in world-wide, but there is little mention of him in his own country.And there are concerns for his wife. Liu Xia was allowed to attend her husband's funeral. But she is unwell after being under house arrest since he became a Nobel laureate seven years ago.... Read More
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Boy struck by car, survives with only minor injuries

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Published on Jul 15, 2017Watch as a 5-year-old boy gets hit by a car in southwest China. Amazingly, the child survived with only minor injuries. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Hong Kong and China: A complicated relationship – Talk to Al Jazeera

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Published on Jul 15, 2017On Talk to Al Jazeera we look at the Umbrella Movement and ask if Communist China can be trusted to run the world's freest economy.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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Military Muscle: China deploys troops to first overseas base in Africa

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China is deploying its troops to their first overseas base in Djibouti, a small east African country already hosts troops from several foreign powers. RT’s Emily Sue has more on the troop deployment and what it means for China.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RT... Read More
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Today in History for July 15th

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Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressHighlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon announces his breakthrough trip to China; Fashion designer Gianni Versace slain; Aerospace giant Boeing founded; Dutch painter Rembrandt born. (July 15)Highlights of the day in history - a retrospective view on political events, historic battles, and life changing decisions. More: http://smarturl.it/TodayInHistoryThe Associated Pres... Read More
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How Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo became the face of peaceful political opposition in China

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Nobel laureate and renowned human rights activist Liu Xiaobo died Thursday in China after complications with liver cancer. Since 2009, Liu had served time behind bars after penning a call for political reform in order to democratize his homeland’s government. His work and plight garnered global awareness. William Brangham reports.... Read More
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China Sends Troops to First Overseas Military Base

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Published on Jul 14, 2017Troops have set sail from China to establish the country's first overseas military base in the African country of Djibouti Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Should Apple and Facebook continue expanding into China?

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Published on Jul 13, 2017Capitalist Pig Hedge Fund Manager Jonathon Hoeing on tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google going after China. Category News & Politics ... Read More
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PC Gaming Weekly: Overwatch steps into the esports spotlight

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The watch is beginning for seven esports teams in the U.S. and Asia, and it’s going to have an impact on an industry that research firm Newzoo expects will grow 41.3 percent to $696 million in 2017. Let’s just hope that this doesn’t mean another championship for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Wednesday, Blizzard announced ... Read More
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Gary Cohen of University of Maryland on China trade data

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Published on Jul 13, 2017CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo interviewed Gary Cohen, Associate Dean at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland on the latest China trade data. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More