Forbes' 100 World's Most Innovative Companies for 2017 included six Chinese enterprises: No 4 Shanghai RAAS Blood Products (between No 3 Amazon and No 5 Netflix); No 24 Tencent; No 47 Kangde Xin Composite Material Group; No 55 Ctrip; No 60 Baidu; and No 82 Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine. These innovative companies also have the benefit of the world's largest market. For example, Tencent's WeChat reached 1 billion users this month.
"From a technical perspective, this is an important breakthrough showing that a complicated generative modeling problem, namely speech synthesis, can be adapted to new cases by efficiently learning only from a few examples," Leo Zou of Baidu's communications team told Digital Trends.
In his response, Putin said Russia-China relations in 2017 achieved new progress, as the volume of two-way trade has seen substantial increases and exchanges in areas of technology, culture and people-to-people exchanges have been vigorous.
Liu said her meeting with the president lasted no more than 10 minutes, after which Xi went to see other elders in the nursing home, but she said it was a great encouragement to them.
Trump also said Seoul and Pyongyang are "discussing an end to the war", and they have his blessing on that.
The team, with eight members including two men, performs for other retirees in the nursing home every Tuesday morning and during festivals and holidays, Liu said.