Expanded U.S. Trade Blacklist Hits Beijing’s Artificial-Intelligence Ambitions

By Dan Strumpf in Hong Kong and Yoko Kubota in Beijing
Oct. 8, 2019 9:27 am ET

The U.S. decision to add eight Chinese companies to its trade blacklist strikes directly at China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence, threatening its companies’ access to crucial components and relationships with U.S. firms.

Some of the companies affected are among China’s most advanced in core areas of AI, including technology involved in recognizing sounds and faces, autonomous driving and surveillance.

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