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Technologies set new digital path for China: AsiaInfo chair



Tian Suning, chairman of AsiaInfo Holdings Inc. [Photo provided to]

Tian Suning, chairman of AsiaInfo Holdings Inc, attended the opening ceremony of the third World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on Wednesday.

"As President Xi said, every technology revolution of the internet has brought new opportunities and challenges to human society. In the past technological revolutions, we were passive receivers. Now it is lucky for us to enter the era of great changes, in which new technologies like big data, cloud computing and artificial intelligence can provide new method and path for China's digital transformation," Tian said.

He said China should study and master new technologies, take its advantages as a new-comer, actively participate in the development of technical standards and the innovation in business, and join hands to build a community of common future in cyberspace.

The third World Internet Conference is being held in Wuzhen, Tongxiang of East China's Zhejiang province from Nov 16 to 18, 2016.

With a theme of "Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All – Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace", the Conference is composed of forums, an expo and a release event, in addition to the opening and closing ceremonies.

The Conference has 16 forums covering 20 hot issues, such as internet economy, internet innovation, internet culture, governance in cyberspace and international cooperation on internet.