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China’s propaganda chief says Cold War mentality hindering mutual trust in cyberspace

WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – A “Cold War mentality” and “bully behavior” are hindering mutual trust in cyberspace, China’s propaganda chief said on Sunday at the start of the World Internet Conference in the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen. People walks in front of a screen at the World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with China’s market regulator over Hong Kong App removal- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffOct 19, 2019 15:30:17 IST Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook met the chief of China’s market regulator in Beijing on Thursday, the Chinese agency said, a week after the U.S. firm was thrust into political tensions between the mainland and protesters in Hong Kong. Tim Cook. Image: Reuters Apple last week removed …

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China’s Cryptocurrency Plan Has a Powerful Partner: Big Brother

BEIJING — When Facebook announced plans this year for a cryptocurrency called Libra, it said its goal was to reinvent money for the internet age. What the company probably didn’t imagine was that its efforts might spur China to get there first. China wants to start replacing the cash that people carry with a digital …

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The End of Daigou: How China

The End of Daigou? How China’s New Law Will Affect WeChat Ecommerce

Is WeChat ecommerce doomed because of China’s new laws? China’s ecommerce industry has developed at breakneck speed, quickly growing to become the world’s largest market for ecommerce. With the market’s worth swelling to over 1 trillion US dollars, regulation has struggled to keep pace with the market’s growth, especially as social media platforms like WeChat …

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China’s Study the Great Nation app ‘enables spying via back door’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The app shares President Xi’s thoughts as well as official information and propaganda The Chinese Communist Party has gained the ability to spy on more than 100 million citizens via a heavily promoted official app, a report suggests. Analysis of the Study the Great Nation app found hidden elements …

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