• Tencent AI Lab loses key executive

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Chinese internet giant Tencent just lost a leading artificial intelligence figure. Zhang Tong , who previously worked at Yahoo, IBM and Baidu, has stepped down after directing Tencent's AI Lab for nearly two years.
    The scientist will return to academia and continue research in the AI field, Tencent confirmed with TechCrunch on Thursday, adding that it hasn't appointed a successor.
    ”We are grateful for 's contributions to Tencent AI Lab and continue to explore fundamental and applied research that can make the benefits of AI accessible to everyone, everywhere,” Tencent said in a...
    Read more ...