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Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Source: Facebook approved the stealthy release of app similar to Moments in China via a local company that appears to be closely linked to Facebook   —  SHANGHAI — Facebook and many of its apps have been blocked in China for years.  To change that, Mark Zuckerberg has made a big point …
Aug 11, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
French luxury group Kering, owner of Gucci, drops 2015 lawsuit against Alibaba over counterfeit goods, says the companies will work together to combat fakes   —  SHANGHAI — Alibaba has been battling the perception that it is a marketplace for fakes for years.
Aug 3, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
China unveils official policy to build a domestic AI industry worth ~$150B by 2030, calling for AI companies and R&D to be at US levels of innovation by 2020   —  SHANGHAI — If Beijing has its way, the future of artificial intelligence will be made in China.
Jul 22, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Malware attack spreads to 64 countries including the Asia-Pacific region, is said to originate in software from a Ukrainian tax accountancy firm M.E.Doc   —  SHANGHAI — A cargo terminal at a bustling Mumbai port lurched to a stop.  Threatening text filled computer screens at a chocolate factory in Tasmania.
Jun 28, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
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

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