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n-technical initiatives in China, the latest of which is going to open later this summer – the company’s first design and development accelerator in China.
上海品茶微信The center, to be based in Shanghai, will provide technical support to developers who work on
Apple software. Through the facility, Apple will present lectures, seminars, experiments, speeches and tra
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neighborhood to improve the design, quality and performance of their products.
上海品茶微信女神会所The upcoming Shanghai facility will be in line with Apple’s recent thrust in China. S
ince 2017, it has set up four research and development centers in China – one eac
h in Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Suzhou – entailing a combined investment of 3.5 billion yuan ($509 m上海品茶微信
illion) and employment for over 1,000 people dedicated to innovation in hardware, software and services.
“We are continuing to grow the scale of these centers in China and welcome more talented professionals to join us,” Ge said.上海品茶微信女神会所
Since taking the helm of Apple Inc’s China business two years ago, Ge
has been committed to building a vibrant local ecosystem. Her impressive tec
hnical record and understanding of local culture – Ge is fluent in Chinese – come in handy.
Born in Shenyang, Liaoning, a province in Northeast China, she armed herself with higher education and上海品茶微信
corporate job experience in the United States. She got a MBA from the University of California, Be
上海品茶微信女神会所rkeley and acquired master’s in electrical engineering from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.
Ge returned to China in 2017, and was impressed immediately by the nation’s r
apid adoption of digitalization and the innovative prowess of local software developers.
“Chinese software developers have grown to be a very admirable community of innovators and they上海品茶微信
are leading the world in terms of app downloads and revenue,” she said in an interview with China Daily.
Now, over 2.2 million Chinese developers are active on Apple’s App Store which was上海品茶微信女神会所
launched in 2010. Their combined global sales on the platform have exceeded 200 billion yuan.
The number continues to grow as the California-based company s
teps up investments in China, the world’s largest consumer electronics market.
experience tr上海品茶微信ansformative technologies. Only then will they be able to tackle the challenges of the ‘Intelligent Age’.”
A futuristic vibe permeates the entire campus. One can witness Xi
aoyi, a teaching aid program, answer students’ questions, while Xiaohuang, a self-dr
iving cart, delivers packages to teachers, and Wukong, a service robot, attends to visitors’ needs.
AI has also been integrated into 36 classes, from classical Chinese literature to biology. Li said the classes are meant to s
toke the students’ curiosity and familiarize them with AI technologies and equipment.
The school also provides intermediate classes on programming languages and web
and上海品茶微信 app design, and advanced lessons in robotics and self-driving technology.
Song Yan, director of the school’s information center, said there a
re plans to have 30 percent of students take part in AI-related courses.
“We want our students and teachers to have ample time to freely explore and innovate with AI,” he said.
Despite a busy schedule, Xi still tries to find time to interact with children.
He has extended greetings to children nationwide every International Children‘s Day since he became
president in 2013, showing his care for their growth and his hope for them to carry on endeavors to realize the nation’s dreams.
International Children’s Day falls on June 1 every year.
In May 2013, while inspecting a school devastated by an earthquake in Sichuan province, Xi t
old students to turn their trauma into a source of strength, urging them to be strong, brave and united.
When visiting a primary school in Beijing’s Haidian district in 2014, Xi spoke of the
need to guide children to set high goals and create conditions for them to grow into adulthood.
On June 1, 2015, when speaking to members of the Young Pioneers of China in Bei
jing, Xi called on all Chinese children to learn to be people of integrity, knowledge and responsibility from an early age.
merging jobs related to the digital economy have been and are expected to continue gro
wing quickly in China as digital technology is applied in more fields, said a senior executive from LinkedIn.
New media operators, front-end development engineers, algori
thm engineers, user interface designers, and data analysts were the top five profes
sions with the fastest growing number of practitioners in China on the US-based professional networking site fro
m 2013 to 2017, said Lu Jian, president of LinkedIn China in an exclusive interview with China Daily.
“Digital economy, which has become part of the national strategy, is just unfolding in the country. It won’t surprise us if such jobs con
tinue to draw employees of both genders and in both urban and rural areas in the coming years,” Lu said.