Chinese tech giant Tencent has declared an “AI war” on its domestic rivals as it aims to establish dominance in the field of artificial intelligence. The company has announced plans to invest heavily in AI research and development, with a focus on areas such as machine learning, computer vision, and natural language processing.
Tencent’s move comes as China seeks to become a global leader in AI technology by 2030. The government has set ambitious goals for the country’s AI industry, aiming to surpass the United States in terms of AI innovation and application.
Tencent’s CEO, Pony Ma, has emphasized the importance of AI in driving future growth and innovation. He believes that AI will revolutionize industries such as healthcare, finance, and transportation, and Tencent aims to be at the forefront of this transformation.
To achieve its AI ambitions, Tencent plans to recruit top talent from around the world and collaborate with leading universities and research institutions. The company also intends to establish AI labs in various cities across China to foster innovation and