When the world first witnessed the power of OpenAI's conversational bot ChatGPT late last year, one social media post quickly went viral in China, attempting to explain why this artificial intelligence (AI) breakthrough did not happen in the country. The most widely-shared answer, provided by an anonymous author, was that Chinese technology firms were just too short-sighted to bear the cost of long-term investment, choosing instead to rush towards technologies that can be quickly commercialised.
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The European Union should adopt "a broad, legally based approach" beyond current bans and investigations against risks posed by TikTok, the bloc's digital chief said on Friday. Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission's executive vice-president, said the EU was considering an outbound investment screening mechanism that would target China, and that it would introduce a collective response to risks from Beijing's malign use of technology. TikTok, the popular short-form video app, is owned by B