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Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Sources: hundreds of Myanmar military personnel, some trained in Russia, made troll accounts to flood Facebook with incendiary comments and fuel genocide   —  NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — They posed as fans of pop stars and national heroes as they flooded Facebook with their hatred.
Oct 15, 2018, 12:57 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Source: Chinese government has withdrawn its approval for Facebook's new subsidiary in the country   —  SHANGHAI — For Facebook, success in China was brief.  Very brief.  —  For several hours, a Chinese government database showed that Facebook had gained approval to open a subsidiary in the eastern province of Zhejiang.
Jul 25, 2018, 10:31 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
How China's drive for a surveillance state is fueling an investment boom in surveillance firms and can instill mass obedience regardless of the tech's efficacy   —  ZHENGZHOU, China — In the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, a police officer wearing facial recognition glasses spotted a heroin smuggler at a train station.
Jul 8, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Inside the alleged heist of chip designs from US-based Micron by Taiwanese company UMC, which was hired by a Chinese company to help with memory chip factory   —  JINJIANG, China — With a dragnet closing in, engineers at a Taiwanese chip maker holding American secrets did their best to conceal a daring case of corporate espionage.
Jun 22, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
New York Times:
A look at Tim Cook's relationship with the Trump administration and Chinese government; source says Trump admin told Cook it won't place tariffs on iPhones   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, may be the leader of the world's most valuable public company …
Jun 18, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
How the Chinese government, long suspicious of internet companies, is now keen on harnessing tech companies' capital and knowledge to realize its goals   —  The government in China, long suspicious of internet companies, now sees ambitious titans like Tencent and Alibaba as useful partners.
May 3, 2018, 5:30 AMIn context
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

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