CHINESE

Chinese propaganda app doubles as new spying tool for authorities, report says

The icon for the “Study the Great Nation” app is displayed in the App Store on an iPhone in an arranged photograph taken in Hong Kong on April 15, 2019. (Justin Chin/Bloomberg) BEIJING —  The Chinese Communist Party appears to have “superuser” access to all the data on more than 100 million cellphones, owing to …

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[Thread] Former World of Warcraft developer lead denounces Blizzard, says Chinese investment in game companies is silencing voices for freedom and democracy (Mark Kern/@grummz)

Mark Kern / @grummz: [Thread] Former World of Warcraft developer lead denounces Blizzard, says Chinese investment in game companies is silencing voices for freedom and democracy  —  This hurts. But until Blizzard reverses their decision on @blitzchungHS I am giving up playing Classic WoW, which I helped make and helped convince Blizzard to relaunch. There …

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Apple has removed the Quartz news app from the Chinese App Store at the request of the Chinese government

What you need to know The Quartz news app has been taken down from the Chinese App Store. China’s government claims the app contains content that is illegal in China. This comes right after Apple was criticized for letting another app return to the store. Apple has reportedly removed the Quartz news app from the …

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Chinese state media condemns Apple decision to allow “poisonous” Hong Kong maps app in scathing attack

Image via South China Morning Post What you need to know Chinese state media has denounced Apple’s decision to allow HKmap.live to be published on the App Store. The piece comes from People’s Daily, a Chinese Communist party “mouthpiece”. Article described Apple’s conduct as “unwise”, “imprudent” and “a betrayal of Chinese people’s feelings”. Chinese state …

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US Government Blacklists 28 Chinese Facial Recognition and AI Companies

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A new batch of Chinese companies are waking up to the harsh reality of US technology bans today. The US Commerce Department has updated its “Entity List” with 28 more Chinese firms, most of which are known for producing AI …

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