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China and the United States opened new sources of tensions between them. Only days before President Donald Trump scheduled his first visit to China since he took the presidential seat, the U.S. scolded China once more. On Monday, Trump administration repealed Chinese claim to be qualified as a market economy. In the meantime, Mark Zuckerberg is pushing his Facebook services into China during his annual trip to this country.
Mark Zuckerberg Offered Chinese Students Advice on How to Create Their Own AI Startups
On Saturday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg created a new post on his meeting with Chinese students. The Facebook founder took part in the annual advisory board meeting at Tsinghua School of Economics and Management. In the photo Zuckerberg attached to his post, the CEO is surrounded by enthusiast students who are showing him their innovative ideas.
Mark Zuckerberg got to review numerous ambitious AI projects. Some of them consisted of machine learning technology that creates music or AI that can diagnose persons through sensors. In his turn, Mark Zuckerberg offered them advice on how to begin their own startups.
Zuckerberg’s Annual Trip to China Might Result in the Return of Facebook to This Country
China represents a fruitful market at the moment for tech industries. However, its stringent law system is greeting foreign companies with numerous hurdles. On the other hand, Facebook managed to secure a place in this market by working on a censorship tool last year for China. The app can eliminate posts automatically within a certain geographic area. Nonetheless, it is unclear whether the software is up and running or not.
However, while Zuckerberg found other means to maintain a relationship with China, his core project is banned. China interrupted access for its citizens to Facebook since 2009. Facebook spokespersons declined to admit any link between Mark’s annual trip to China and attempts to reintroduce the social media platform in this market.
China has just ended its 19th National Congress of the Communist Party that takes place only once every five years. During this event, president Xi Jinping secured his second term as the leader of the party and country. With his renewed grasp on power, Xi Jinping might be ready to talk business with Mark Zuckerberg.
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