WAIC 2019 in photos: The rise of industrial AI

By Shi Jiayi

Aug 30, 20191 min read This year’s theme for the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC), one of the largest tech events organized by the Chinese government, was “Intelligence Connectivity Infinite Possibilities.” Held in Shanghai, it provid…

Didi to launch autonomous taxi service in Shanghai

By Chris Udemans

Aug 30, 20191 min read Didi’s robotaxi at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on August 30, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)Ride-hailing giant Didi will launch a pilot robotaxi fleet in Shanghai, allowing passengers to b…