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CHENG TING-FANG, Nikkei staff writer | China

TAIPEI -- While China is still playing catch-up in building fundamental semiconductors, it is already laying the groundwork for what it hopes will be a $150 billion artificial intelligence industry by 2030 -- and in the process undermine the tech dominance of the U.S.

China's AI startups in 2017 together received more funding than their rivals in America for the first time, according to CB Insights.

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