China Tightens AI Export Restrictions

  • “Microsoft Corp., Walmart Inc. and Oracle Corp. have all expressed interest in the breakout app, the success of which rests on addictive video feeds powered by ByteDance’s AI-driven content-recommendation engine.
  • China announced new restrictions on artificial-intelligence technology exports that could further complicate the sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations, while intensifying the tech battle between the world’s two largest economies.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/china-tightens-ai-export-restrictions-11598703527

The White House wants to spend hundreds of millions more on AI research

“The White House is pumping hundreds of millions more dollars into artificial intelligence research. In budget plans announced on Monday, the administration bumped funding for AI research at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) from $50 million to $249 million and at the National Science Foundation from $500 million to $850 million.”

https://www.technologyreview.com/f/615174/the-white-house-will-spend-hundreds-of-millions-more-on-ai-research/