Exclusive: Google Banned Major Chinese App Developer CooTek From The Play Store And Its Ad Platforms
CooTek apps continued to bombard users with disruptive ads even after the company said it had stopped.
But Karan Bhatia did not explicitly rule out working on tools for China in the future.
The deputy chief of mission in China’s embassy in Pakistan then pivoted to dunking on racism in the US and fighting with a former US national security adviser before deleting the tweets.
A group funded by the local Chinese Embassy is collecting data on Pakistan’s Uighurs, worrying the community. The embassy claims it’s never heard of the group.
An American Reporter Was Denied A Visa To China. She Said It’s Because She Criticized The Communist Party.
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, a Washington, DC–based freelance journalist, applied for a journalist visa with AFP last year. AFP was told to find another journalist.
Following a report from BuzzFeed News, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Tom Suozzi want to scrutinize the ties between US institutional investors and two successful Chinese facial recognition companies, SenseTime and Megvii.
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Zheng Churan’s husband disappeared four years after she was arrested for protesting sexual harassment on public transportation.
Shoppers on the prowl for a deal at discount retailers may not see a big impact on their wallets as new taxes on Chinese imports take effect.
Millions of dollars from US university endowments, foundations, and retirement plans have helped fund two billion-dollar Chinese facial recognition startups: SenseTime and Megvii. The Chinese government is using their technologies to surveil and profile its own citizens.
Silicon Valley may have begun the era of social media, but its future could be in China.
There’s been a flurry of anti-Apple and anti-US messages posted on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, following new US–China tensions over Huawei.
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For the first time, the app used by police in China to collect huge amounts of people’s personal information has been reverse engineered.
The Do Global ban comes after BuzzFeed News revealed it was committing ad fraud and violating other Google policies.
Located in the arid isolation of the Gobi Desert, the C-Space Project Mars simulation base offers visitors a taste of what it's like to travel to the red planet.
A Post About China's "996" Workweek Went Viral On GitHub. Now Microsoft Employees Want To Protect It From Censorship.
A viral GitHub project that discusses the grueling demands on Chinese tech workers could be a target for state censorship.
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation, Google removed six apps from the Play store that belonged to a major Chinese developer.
China, Russia, and other countries are running influence and espionage operations in Canada, according to the committee.
Ferkat Jawdat, who lives in Virginia, told BuzzFeed News that China was using his relatives “as hostages.”
Israel Election: Twitter Suspended Dozens Of Hebrew-Language Accounts Run By A Strange Chinese Religious Sect
Twitter's lack of disclosure raises questions about the company’s commitment to transparency around removing accounts during global political events.
The woman, identified as Yujing Zhang, was charged with unlawfully gaining access to Trump's Palm Beach resort and lying to federal agents.
Turkey is one of the few Muslim-majority countries to call out China’s crackdown on Uighur Muslims. A BuzzFeed News investigation finds that several Turkish nationals have also disappeared, something that has never been publicly acknowledged by Turkey.
“Bad enough to have to deal with Russian Ops and the Alt-Right, but now we have to deal with Chinabots as well.”
“As we build our infrastructure around the world, we've chosen not to build data centers in countries that have a track record of violating human rights like privacy or freedom of expression,” Zuckerberg wrote on Wednesday.
"It's already hard describing who we work for," one CGTN source said. "This makes it even more complicated and uncomfortable when talking to anyone on the outside."
Her Reporting Led To The Firing Of Canada’s Ambassador. That’s Made Her A Target For China’s State Media.
“I’m starting to feel unsafe even though I’m in Canada,” Joanna Chiu wrote on Twitter.
“It will subordinate the fate of the individual to the interests of the one-party state in ways unprecedented in history.”
Bing is the latest foreign internet service to be blocked by the “Great Firewall,” a system of censorship controls employed by China’s authoritarian government.
Release Detained Canadians Now, Former Foreign Ministers, Diplomats And Academics Tell China In Open Letter
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained in December, apparently in retaliation for the arrest of a Huawei executive in Canada.
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China successfully landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon earlier this week, sparking talk of a new space race.
"I feel threatened and outraged," Zhou Fengsuo, who left China after the Tiananmen Square protests, told BuzzFeed News.
Chinese Kids Are Getting Their Parents, Their Parents’ Parents, And Their Parents’ Parents’ Parents Involved In A Meme
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The landing opened "a new chapter in human lunar exploration," according to China's space agency.
The company also blamed weakened iPhone sales on customers taking advantage of a $30 battery replacement program.
The raids are the latest in a Chinese move against unregistered religious institutions.
The accusations that China steals secrets from companies and gives the secrets to its own businesses isn't new, but a joint international condemnation is.
Negative articles and comments about Trump were censored on the Chinese internet as recently as this summer. But now the floodgates appear to be open.
China Vowed There'd Be Consequences For The Arrest Of A Senior Tech Executive. Now Two Canadians Have Been Detained.
The detentions come after Canada arrested a senior Huawei executive.
The court order presents a headache for Apple in moving some of the company’s older models in China, the world’s largest market for smartphones.
Trump is overstating progress on trade negotiations with China, and investors are noticing.
China hasn't even acknowledged that the topic came up when Trump and President Xi Jinping met in Buenos Aires.
At a meeting in Hong Kong, Jiankui He said he has created 31 gene-edited human embryos so far.
The US Loves To Charge Other Governments' Hackers With Crimes. What Happens When One Of Those Countries Returns The Favor?
As the US grows increasingly comfortable with "name-and-shame" tactics against hackers who work for China, Iran, North Korea, and Russia, it's only a matter of time before US government hackers are outed.
In a video seemingly addressing the issue, Minaj said she'd return to China "with a better partner."