Blocking only Huawei, according to government officials, would simply result in capital, personnel and know-how shifting to another Chinese company. In commercial terms, the effect of the executive order on Huawei and ZTE is likely to be small. Large American cellular operators, such as AT&T and Verizon, have been effectively banned from buying from the…
Welcome to In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. “By teaching our girls to code, we’re not just preparing them to enter the work force — we’re preparing them to lead it.” — Reshma Saujani, the…
SHANGHAI — You want your children to do well in school. You want them to have nice friends and interesting hobbies and to not go out with creeps. You may even want them to be happy. But in this computer game, you can always start over with a new digital child if things don't work…
President Trump signed an executive order Monday meant to spur the development and regulation of artificial intelligence, technology that many experts believe will define the future of everything from consumer products to health care to warfare. A.I. experts across industry, academia and government have long called on the Trump administration to make the development of…
“These A.I. tools have a real chance to make a difference,” said Eric Topol, a cardiologist and geneticist with Scripps Research in San Diego, and the author of a forthcoming book on the use of machine learning in health care, who was not involved in the research. “But it is going to take a while.”…
President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Monday meant to spur the development and regulation of artificial intelligence, technology that many experts believe will define the future of everything from consumer products to health care to warfare. A.I. experts across industry, academia and government have long called on the Trump administration to…
SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Ki-won is keeping a secret from his parents. It isn’t just that he has bought and sold an immense number of digital coins. Mr. Kim, who is 27 and lives with his parents, once made so much money trading cryptocurrencies that he was spending $1,000 a month on whatever he…
Other fast-growing start-ups that fit this description include Farmers Business Network, which was founded in 2014 by Charles Baron, a former Google program manager, and Amol Deshpande, a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist. The company charges farmers $700 a year to share and analyze data about their farms, buy supplies and sell crops. Mr. Baron…
Hong Kong Airwallex What it does: Makes a system that lets businesses send and collect money overseas San Francisco Alto Pharmacy An online pharmacy San Francisco Amplitude Makes analytics tools that help companies run digital businesses Beijing Beisen Makes talent management and measurement tools [The next wave of unicorns will look quite different from the…
PRAGUE — In an attempt to push back against attempts to limit its reach in Europe, the Chinese technology giant Huawei threatened legal action against the Czech Republic if its cybersecurity agency did not rescind its warning about the risk the company poses to the nation’s critical infrastructure. As nations across Europe take the first…