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Airbnb China Head Resigns (Tue, 31 Oct 2017)
Airbnb global vice president and head of China region Ge Hong has reportedly departed the company just four months after …
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Alibaba Establishes Global Research Academy (Thu, 26 Oct 2017)
Alibaba's chief technology officer Zhang Jianfeng announced during Alibaba's Cloud Habitat Conference in Hangzhou that the group has established a …
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Tencent Creates Advertising Division In Silicon Valley (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Chinese Internet company Tencent is establishing a new advertising division in its Palo Alto office to provide services to American …
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Hyundai, China Unicom To Build Big Data Center In Guizhou (Wed, 11 Oct 2017)
South Korea's Hyundai Group will cooperate with China Unicom to build a big data center in Guizhou. This is the …
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Former IBM Watson Chief Scientist Joins JD (Wed, 11 Oct 2017)
Zhou Bowen, an authoritative scientist in the artificial intelligence sector, joined e-commerce firm JD as vice president of JD Group. …
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China chemical blast death toll rises to 44 (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The death toll in a huge blast at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with 640 injured, according to figures given by the state news agency Xinhua, reported the BBC. The explosion, which was caused by a fire, occurred at Tianjiayi Chemical on Thursday afternoon in Yancheng city.  China’s earthquake administration […]
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China’s new tech board appoints top advisers (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The Shanghai Stock Exchange published two separate lists with names of 48 candidates for the “listing and consultative committees” for the new tech board, said the South China Morning Post. Neil Shen Nanpeng, the founder and managing partner of Sequoia Capital China, Zhang Lei, CEO of Hillhouse Capital and Bao Fan, CEO of China Renaissance, […]
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US declines to attend Inter-American Development Bank meeting if China bars Venezuela (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The US has said it will not attend the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in China next week if Beijing bars Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido from attending, said Reuters. The Washington-based IADB voted last week to replace Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s board representative with Harvard economist Ricardo Huasmann, who has ties […]
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Top AI specialist leaves Facebook for Alibaba (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
News that a top Chinese scientist specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) has left US technology giant Facebook Inc to join Alibaba Group has grabbed the attention of technology circles pertaining to the US and China’s race for dominance in the field, said the Global Times. Jia Yangqing, a research scientist and director of Facebook’s AI […]
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US sanctions Chinese shipping companies for helping North Korea (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The United States sanctioned two China-based shipping companies over accusations that they helped North Korea evade US and international sanctions over its nuclear weapons program, said the South China Morning Post. The Treasury Department identified the sanctioned firms as Dalian Haibo International Freight Co Ltd. and Liaoning Danxing International Forwarding Co Ltd. The sanction will […]
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The risk of becoming infected with malware through advertising on web pages is 95% (Sat, 11 Jun 2016)
Browse plagued certain pages of advertising in the form of pop ups continued carries a great risk of infecting our computers end up with some sort of malware. This is confirmed by a study published on jtautosecurity.co.uk/ which states that “The probability that an average Internet user with a page infected after three months of navigation […]
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Japan

サウジ記者失踪~婚約者の寄稿:My Fiancé Jamal Khashoggi Was a Lonely Patriot @nytimes (Wed, 17 Oct 2018)

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記者席の小競り合い:BuzzFeed v Leigh Sales (Fri, 10 Jul 2015)

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アカウンタビリティ≠説明責任:Definition of Accountability (Fri, 27 Feb 2015)

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「テロリストは全員イスラム教徒」の嘘を数字で検証:Are All Terrorists Muslims? No (Fri, 16 Jan 2015)

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シャルリー・エブドの風刺画で不覚にも連想したもの:Charlie Hebdo cartoons remind me of.. (Sat, 10 Jan 2015)

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