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Biz Carson / Forbes:
Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo lays off majority of staff in the US as insiders say it is scaling back its global operations to focus on China   —  Chris Taylor rides an Ofo bike in Seattle, the company's first city in the U.S. Taylor resigned from Ofo two weeks ago.
Jul 18, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: US lawmakers are scrutinizing Google's Android partnership with Huawei and plan to publicly criticize Google for it   —  Silicon Valley giant drawn into Washington's escalating digital cold war with Beijing  —  Members of Congress have begun scrutinizing Google's relationship …
Jun 7, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook has had data-sharing partnerships with Huawei, Lenovo, Oppo, and TCL since at least 2010 and will wind down the Huawei deal by the end of the week   —  Facebook has data-sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics companies, including a manufacturing giant …
Jun 5, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
George Slefo / Ad Age:
Research: nearly 10% of Facebook's global revenue, or about $5B, comes from China-based advertisers seeking to sell their goods and services worldwide   —  Nearly 10 percent of Facebook's global revenue, or about $5 billion, comes from China, despite being banned from operating in the country …
May 20, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Stephen Chen / South China Morning Post:
Chinese govt-backed surveillance projects deploy headgear units across industries that detect swings in emotional states of employees by monitoring brainwaves   —  Government-backed surveillance projects are deploying brain-reading technology to detect changes in emotional states in employees …
Apr 30, 2018, 3:55 PMIn context
Edgar Alvarez / Engadget:
Telecom Infra Project, Facebook's effort to accelerate innovation in rural telecom networks, grows to 500+ members with carriers such as China Unicom and Sprint   —  Over the past few years, Facebook has been rolling out several initiatives to bring free internet to people in underdeveloped areas all around the world.
Feb 26, 2018, 1:33 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Asian selfie app Snow, formerly a Snapchat clone, has removed its user-to-user communication features and raised $50M from SoftBank and Sequoia China   —  It's been a while since we heard from Snow, the Snapchat clone app in Asia that Facebook once tried to buy, but today the company behind …
Jan 22, 2018, 2:00 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
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Oculus to launch the Mi VR in China, which will be similar to Oculus Go but with partner Xiaomi providing software for the headset instead of Facebook   —  The new headset comes thanks to a partnership with Chinese tech giant Xiaomi.  —  Facebook is taking a major step toward its goal …
Jan 8, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Mark Epstein / Wall Street Journal:
Google and Facebook's dominance in digital advertising and news discovery in the US is a threat to diversity of ideas in the country   —  A political website pulled an article after Google's AdSense team threatened to withdraw advertising.  —  'A monopoly on the means of communication," …
Dec 22, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context

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