Chinese AI giant Megvii’s chief scientist Sun Jian dies of sudden illness

Megvii scooped up the star research scientist from Microsoft in 2016, but Sun’s death comes at a delicate time for the company, which remains under US sanctions and is seeking an IPO in Shanghai. Read more

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