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New York Times:
Sources: Huawei, which has sought to increase US business, dials back political outreach, laying off some staff including the face of its lobbying efforts in DC   —  SHENZHEN, China — In a grand hotel ballroom on Tuesday, Huawei executives laid out a soaring vision for the future.
Apr 17, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
Zuckerberg emails Myanmar activists, apologizes, says Facebook has added dozens of Burmese content reviewers, increased staff working on Myanmar-related issues   —  Last week, after frustrated activists from Myanmar sent an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, they got something unexpected: a reply.
Apr 9, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Myanmar civil society groups say Zuckerberg mischaracterized efficacy of Facebook systems to detect hate speech on Messenger in their country in Vox interview   —  SHANGHAI — Civil society groups in Myanmar on Thursday criticized Facebook's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg …
Apr 5, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
China is prosecuting a citizen who shared a critical message on WhatsApp; message was likely obtained by hacking a phone or via spy in a WhatsApp group   —  SHANGHAI — Within its digital borders, China has long censored what its people read and say online.  Now, it is increasingly going beyond …
Mar 3, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Alibaba and Tencent, who have tested online medical advice and drug tracking systems, are now experimenting with AI to fix China's broken healthcare system   —  BEIJING — Amazon and two other American titans are trying to shake up health care by experimenting with their own employees' coverage.
Feb 4, 2018, 4:10 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook's lead liaison with Beijing, Wang-Li Moser, resigned in December after a three-year tenure in a fresh setback to its China charm campaign   —  HONG KONG — The executive in charge of Facebook's efforts to court China has left the company, a fresh setback for the social network …
Jan 19, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Recent public outcry against Alibaba's Sesame Credit and Tencent's WeChat over user privacy point to a growing demand for online data protection in China   —  SHANGHAI — China's biggest online payment company offers its hundreds of millions of users a breakdown on their spending each year …
Jan 7, 2018, 6:10 AMIn context
New York Times:
Global car brands are using voice recognition tech from iFlyTek, a Chinese AI company that is helping develop voice surveillance capabilities for the government   —  BEIJING — During President Trump's visit to Beijing, he appeared on screen for a special address at a tech conference.
Dec 4, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Apple removes “a number of voice over internet protocol apps”, including Skype, from its App Store in China for being non-compliant with local law   —  SHANGHAI — One of the last foreign-run tools for online communication in China appears to be in trouble with the authorities there.
Nov 21, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Source: Chinese state media agencies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each quarter on Facebook ads to spread a positive message about China   —  A propaganda video produced by Xinhua, China's state news agency, and targeted to English-speaking audiences was published on Facebook.
Nov 8, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context

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