Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement DealBook Supported by Aug. 2, 2018 Good Thursday morning. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here .) The huge ‘ifs’ about Google in China Yesterday, the Intercept reported that Google was planning a new search tool there. The Information quickly followed with reports of a news-aggregation app. But people with knowledge of Google’s work warned Li Yuan and Daisuke Wakabayashi of the NYT that it’s far from a done deal. The company often tests services that it never offers publicly. And talks with the Chinese government, one added, weren’t going well. The political case for it happening: It would let the Chinese government give President Trump a political victory on tech, perhaps helping trade negotiations. The political case against: Human rights activists and some Google employees are … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: Google in China Is No Done Deal
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caption Anastasia Lin. source Anastasia Lin Australia’s national broadcaster cancelled an interview with Chinese-born human rights activist Anastasia Lin, citing her “affiliations.” A producer said the order came from “higher ups.” Lin said the word “affiliations” reminded her of the Chinese Communist Party, and similar threats they have made to her family. The Chinese embassy in London reportedly tried to have Lin disinvited from a speech at a university last year, but didn’t succeed. The BBC, New York Times, and CNN have all run interviews with Lin in the past. The controversial decision comes as Australia grapples with China’s foreign interference in both politics, academia, and media. Australia’s publicly-funded broadcaster cancelled an interview this week with China-born human rights activist and … [Read more...] about The ABC canned an interview with a campaigner for human rights in China, and she says it was because of her ‘affiliations’
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments Innovations by Hamza Shaban May 22 at 12:34 PM Email the author A worker installs a security camera in China last year. (Ng Han Guan/AP) Facial recognition cameras at a sports stadium led to the arrest of a fugitive at a Jacky Cheung concert in China, making it the third time in two months that the technology was used to catch a wanted person there. A man identified by the surname Yu was flagged among a crowd of 20,000 … [Read more...] about Facial recognition cameras in China snag man who allegedly stole $17,000 worth of potatoes
Prachi Bhardwaj, provided by Published 2:26 pm, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Facebook owns the world. Tencent owns China. As it turns out, each market is worth about the same when it comes to the social media business. Facebook and Tencent both generated almost the same amount of revenue in the first three months of the year. And, as this chart from Statista shows, Tencent's three main social media platforms have a combined user base of 2.4 billion, slightly above Facebook's 2.2 billion users. Recommended Video: Now Playing: China prohibits Facebook and Instagram...but that's not stopping Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook released a new photo sharing app called Colorful Balloons under a different company name. Matt Swider, Senior Mobile & Buying Guides Editor at TechRadar, and Sean Aune, Editor-In-Chief at Techno Buffalo, discuss the risks this new app brings to Facebook and what data the social media company is trying to collect in China. Plus, China's view on Facebook and … [Read more...] about Tencent’s business is about as big as Facebook’s thanks to its stronghold in China (TCEHY, FB)
Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A tweet from President Donald Trump railing against the loss of manufacturing jobs is hardly remarkable, but the president turned heads on Sunday when he wrote, “President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast. Too many jobs in China lost.” Experts in international trade and technology interpreted this odd reversal from the president’s usual pronouncements about Americans losing jobs at China’s expense as a negotiating ploy ahead of important trade talks this week. President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast. Too many jobs in China lost. Commerce Department has been instructed to get it done!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 13, 2018 “ZTE is a … [Read more...] about Why is Trump fighting to save telecom jobs — in China?