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Friends in High Places: Remark's Secret to Success

In the cluttered field of artificial intelligence, Remark Holdings (MARK) CEO Shing Tao sees a clear path to success: Partner with Chinese companies Investors have agreed. Remark’s stock has flourished this year, rocketing 158% -- nearly 30% in the past week. The technology company got a boost on Dec. 18, when it announced a $10 million investment from Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group), Thailand’s largest private company and one of the world’s largest conglomerates, with revenue of $45 billion in 2016.