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Paul Mozur / New York Times:
22 arrested in China for selling data like names, phone numbers of Apple customers; police say 20 worked for firms selling Apple devices or as Apple contractors   —  To Apple's mounting problems in China, add official scrutiny over privacy.  —  The Chinese police earlier this week …
Jun 10, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
China is investing heavily in AI and is preparing for a concerted nationwide push, while Trump proposes budget cuts that would impact AI research   —  HONG KONG — Sören Schwertfeger finished his postdoctorate research on autonomous robots in Germany, and seemed set to go to Europe or the United States …
May 27, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Google's AlphaGo beats world's top Go player, China's Ke Jie; China reportedly blocked livestreams of the match, despite enormous interest within the country   —  HONG KONG — It isn't looking good for humanity.  —  The world's best player of what might be humankind's most complicated board game …
May 23, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
FireEye report details links between Vietnamese government and years of hacks of foreign companies, dissidents, journalists, and other targets   —  HONG KONG — Hackers in Vietnam have been attacking foreign companies and other targets for years, seeking information and using tactics …
May 15, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
New York Times:
As Chinese state-backed firms invest in cutting edge American startups, US DoD white paper distributed to WH says US govt is failing to protect critical tech   —  HONG KONG — When the United States Air Force wanted help making military robots more perceptive, it turned to a Boston-based artificial intelligence start-up called Neurala.
Mar 22, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
Alibaba bids $2.6B for a controlling stake in Chinese mall operator Intime this week, a 42% premium over Intime's price when stock trading was halted on Dec. 28   —  HONG KONG — Alibaba is pushing further into the very sector that it helped to disrupt with a $2.6 billion bid for Intime Retail …
Jan 16, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
China orders the registration of app stores to combat apps that “spread illegal information”, which can include fraud, malware, and political speech   —  HONG KONG — In the clearest sign yet that China's government has begun a new push to solidify control over mobile apps …
Jan 15, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at how fake news on Facebook has impacted foreign elections and political movements in Indonesia, the Philippines, Germany, Spain, and elsewhere   —  HONG KONG — Facebook rumors force a well-known politician to publish proof of his heritage.  Fake images show a prominent female leader in a hangman's noose.
Nov 19, 2016, 6:40 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
With China's Great Firewall and the unique internet ecosystem it created, Chinese tech companies struggle to succeed at home and abroad simultaneously   —  HONG KONG — For teenagers who like to sing along with Ariana Grande and Flo Rida, Musical.ly is a must-have.
Aug 14, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Didi Chuxing and Uber to become legal in China starting November; drivers must be licensed, have three years experience, and no criminal record   —  HONG KONG — Ride-hailing services in China have attracted billions of dollars in investments.  They have pulled in money from some of the …
Jul 28, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context

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