China’s tech economy faces huge risks if basic science research ignored, warns Tencent founder Pony Ma

//China’s tech economy faces huge risks if basic science research ignored, warns Tencent founder Pony Ma

China’s tech economy faces huge risks if basic science research ignored, warns Tencent founder Pony Ma

Chinese technology tycoon Pony Ma Huateng, the founder and chief executive of internet giant Tencent Holdings, emphasised the importance of basic science to establish a solid foundation in technology, warning of the huge risks faced by the country’s tech development if it is ignored.“Our achievements are like tall buildings built on the beaches. If the foundations [of basic science research] are not solid, the future risks are very high,” Ma said in an interview with China's state-run CCTV…

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By | 2019-03-04T05:58:00+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on China’s tech economy faces huge risks if basic science research ignored, warns Tencent founder Pony Ma