Hong Kong protests: Blizzard bans gamer Blitzchung over criticism of China

October 08, 2019 at 07:48PM At Hearthstone eSports tournament, the gamer said: ‘Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our age’ Hong Kong protests: Blizzard bans gamer Blitzchung over criticism of China … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Hong Kong protests: Blizzard bans gamer Blitzchung over criticism of China

China invents super surveillance camera that can spot someone from crowd of thousands

October 02, 2019 at 05:39PM Surveillance device’s resolution is five-times more detailed than human eye China invents super surveillance camera that can spot someone from crowd of thousands … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: China invents super surveillance camera that can spot someone from crowd of thousands

Bitcoin mining mega farm burns down in China, destroying $10m of cryptocurrency machines

October 01, 2019 at 06:01PM Video appears to show fire ravaging Innosilicon’s giant data centre in China Bitcoin mining mega farm burns down in China, destroying $10m of cryptocurrency machines … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin mining mega farm burns down in China, destroying $10m of cryptocurrency machines

China offers free subway rides to citizens who register their face with surveillance system

September 23, 2019 at 02:23PM China’s notoriously pervasive surveillance network consists of more than 170 million CCTV cameras China offers free subway rides to citizens who register their face with surveillance system … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: China offers free subway rides to citizens who register their face with surveillance system

China Used Twitter To Disrupt Hong Kong Protests, But Efforts Began Years Earlier

September 17, 2019 at 10:48PM Social media networks banned hundreds of thousands of accounts last month. In NPR’s assessment of the data, telling details begin to depict large disinformation campaigns. China Used Twitter To Disrupt Hong Kong Protests, But Efforts Began Years Earlier…

China’s new bitcoin rival to displace banks and boost state surveillance, report says

August 30, 2019 at 12:49PM Chinese official says new digital currency is ‘close to being out’ China's new bitcoin rival to displace banks and boost state surveillance, report says … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: China's new bitcoin rival to displace banks and boost state surveillance, report says

Apple’s Challenge In China As Latest Tariffs Take Hold

September 2, 2019 at 10:45AM Steve Inskeep talks to Reuters reporter Stephen Nellis about his report showing Apple Inc.’s growing dependence on China for production amid the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. Apple’s Challenge In China As Latest Tariffs Take Hold…

China’s state-backed cryptocurrency will displace banks and increase surveillance, report claims

August 30, 2019 at 12:49PM Chinese official says new digital currency is ‘close to being out’ China's state-backed cryptocurrency will displace banks and increase surveillance, report claims … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: China's state-backed cryptocurrency will displace banks and increase surveillance, report claims

China Intercepts WeChat Texts From U.S. And Abroad, Researcher Says

August 29, 2019 at 06:54PM A cyber researcher says he found unsecured databases in China storing billions of conversations and user information from the app. NPR spoke to U.S. citizens who say their messages were blocked. China Intercepts WeChat Texts From U.S. And Abroad, Researcher Says…

Huawei Mate 30 to ship without Google apps amid US-China trade war

August 29, 2019 at 12:33PM Flagship smartphone will not come with Google Maps, YouTube and other popular apps Huawei Mate 30 to ship without Google apps amid US-China trade war … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Huawei Mate 30 to ship without Google apps amid US-China trade war

Bitcoin price shoots up after Trump tweets about China tariffs

August 26, 2019 at 02:20PM Cryptocurrency increasingly seen as safe investment as trade war escalates Bitcoin price shoots up after Trump tweets about China tariffs … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin price shoots up after Trump tweets about China tariffs

How China Uses Twitter And Facebook To Share Disinformation About Hong Kong

August 20, 2019 at 11:07AM Russia gets most of the attention when it comes to malicious use of social media by state actors. The protests in Hong Kong have made clear China is using the same playbook. How China Uses Twitter And Facebook To Share Disinformation About Hong Kong…

Hong Kong Protests: China Accused Of Using Fake Social Media Accounts

August 20, 2019 at 10:04AM Facebook and Twitter have suspended accounts associated with the Chinese government, accusing officials of using those accounts to spread disinformation to disrupt the Hong Kong protests. Hong Kong Protests: China Accused Of Using Fake Social Media Accounts…

China says state cryptocurrency set to rival bitcoin is ‘close’ to launch

August 13, 2019 at 11:28AM Market analysts say ‘economies risk being disadvantaged if they are left behind’ China says state cryptocurrency set to rival bitcoin is 'close' to launch … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: China says state cryptocurrency set to rival bitcoin is 'close' to launch

Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices

August 08, 2019 at 11:37PM Leaked documents show children as young as 16 recruited by Amazon supplier Foxconn work gruelling and illegal hours Hundreds of schoolchildren have been drafted in to make Amazon’s Alexa devices in China as part of a controversial and often illegal attempt to meet production targets, documents seen by the GuardianContinue reading “Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices”

Didi Chuxing and oil giant BP team up to build electric vehicle charging infrastructure in China

August 01, 2019 at 06:44AM Ridesharing and transportation platform Didi Chuxing announced today that it has formed a joint venture with BP, the British gas, oil and energy company, to build electric-vehicle charging infrastructure in China. The charging stations will be available to Didi and non-Didi drivers. The news of Didi and BP’s joint ventureContinue reading “Didi Chuxing and oil giant BP team up to build electric vehicle charging infrastructure in China”

Facebook’s Digital Money Plan Raises Stakes For China’s Cryptocurrency Ambitions

July 31, 2019 at 01:46PM Facebook’s plans for a new digital currency have sent Chinese monetary officials scrambling. Since 2014, China’s central bank has been looking into launching a cryptocurrency too. Facebook’s Digital Money Plan Raises Stakes For China’s Cryptocurrency Ambitions…

Trump says Google may be a ‘national security concern’ and vows to launch probe into China relationship

July 26, 2019 at 03:08PM Donald Trump says Google may be a “national security concern” because of its relationship with China, and suggested he will launch a probe into the company. Trump says Google may be a 'national security concern' and vows to launch probe into China relationship … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: TrumpContinue reading “Trump says Google may be a ‘national security concern’ and vows to launch probe into China relationship”

Alibaba to help Salesforce localize and sell in China

July 25, 2019 at 06:55AM Salesforce, the 20-year-old leader in customer relationship management (CRM) tools, is making a foray into Asia by working with one of the country’s largest tech firms, Alibaba. Alibaba will be the exclusive provider of Salesforce to enterprise customers in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, and Salesforce will becomeContinue reading “Alibaba to help Salesforce localize and sell in China”

Time: Apple Moved Mac Pro Production to China. Now it Wants Tariff Exemptions

July 23, 2019 at 06:38PM Apple has asked the Trump administration to exclude components that make up the forthcoming Mac Pro high-end desktop computer from import tariffs, weeks after planning to re-locate production of the line to China from Texas. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant is seeking relief from duties of 25% on key MacContinue reading “Time: Apple Moved Mac Pro Production to China. Now it Wants Tariff Exemptions”

Google hits back at Trump’s suggestion it has committed treason over alleged China ties

July 16, 2019 at 02:31PM Google has hit out at Donald Trump’s suggestion it is committing “treason” in collaboration with the Chinese army. Google hits back at Trump's suggestion it has committed treason over alleged China ties … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google hits back at Trump's suggestion it has committed treason over allegedContinue reading “Google hits back at Trump’s suggestion it has committed treason over alleged China ties”

Image recognition, mini apps, QR codes: how China uses tech to sort its waste

July 05, 2019 at 11:24AM China’s war on garbage is as digitally savvy as the country itself. Think QR codes attached to trash bags that allow a municipal government to trace exactly where its trash comes from. On July 1, the world’s most populated city Shanghai began a compulsory garbage sorting program. Under the newContinue reading “Image recognition, mini apps, QR codes: how China uses tech to sort its waste”