Beijing helps to relaunch listing of artificial intelligence company after US blacklisting

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US retailers’ supply chain problems are being exacerbated by computer programs known as “Grinch bots” that are buying up the most sought-after holiday gifts in split-second online swoops, Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime is relaunching its initial public offering in Hong Kong with the help of investment from state-backed entities after being blacklisted by the US, and in Chile a former student protest leader has won the final round of the presidential election as the Latin American country took a decisive shift to the left after several years of civil unrest.

SenseTime’s IPO rescued by Chinese state-backed funds - with Ryan McMorrow 

https://www.ft.com/content/71709423-0fe2-4028-b208-68cbd0b2bd30

‘Grinch bots’ buy up online goods during holiday shopping season

https://www.ft.com/content/11e81aaa-9c7e-4099-b3c8-54f8adc9e5ca

Chile election won by former student protest leader Gabriel Boric - with Michael Stott 

https://www.ft.com/content/fa9ba840-5d66-45e6-bf7a-2b8b4f6d9386

The fight for the future of Chile 

https://www.ft.com/content/70981218-05a4-4685-86e0-a19b7cae7ff9

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