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President Xi Jinping wants China to become the world leader in artificial intelligence over the next 12 years - and the country is already well on the way.
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Investment in AI is soaring.
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Air pollution kills millions each year. The data from a new generation of sensors is helping tackle this - and it promises to deliver social and economic benefits, too.
Successful collaboration between large corporates and start-ups can benefit both parties - but which flavour of partnership is best?