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Singapore dubbed world's 'most prepared' city for AI revolution

New report says China's cities failing to consider social impact of new tech

Huawei and other Chinese companies are pursuing AI, but comprehensive government policy to exploit the tech may be lacking.   © Reuters

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Singapore is more prepared than any other city in the world for the coming artificial intelligence revolution, while those in China may struggle despite the country's recent strides in AI technology, according to a new report by global consultancy Oliver Wyman.

Cities around the world are looking for ways to use AI and related technologies to boost growth and improve living standards, including by reducing pollution and traffic congestion. The question, however, is whether government policy is keeping pace with the rapid advances in technology.

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