jD.com expects to expand to Europe next year and will announce plans to open a research center in Cambridge in 2019.
With a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data, this is the second research center of the e-commerce giant outside China, another sign of Europe's global projection in artificial intelligence.
According to Gianpiero Lotito, a founding member of the European Tech Alliance who advises the European Commission on technology policy, Europe has a window of opportunity of five years to become one of the world leaders in artificial intelligence.
AI center in the UKAI is typical of a culture in which a machine targets humans. Europe can change the game if we believe that it is possible to change the way humans and machines interact. We have the possibility of building natural intelligence machines, where humans go to the machines that serve them